Of higher rank, status, quality, strength, etc.; inducing a feeling of inferiority.
To mortify or subdue (the flesh).
To bring (a country) under control by force.
To humble or humiliate
To cause to feel chagrin; embarrass or distress
To cause to lose composure; embarrass or confuse:
To cause discomfort to; distress
Discomfit is defined as to cause someone to feel uneasy or embarrassed.
(--- Archaic) To cause to feel embarrassment.
Used in mild curses:
To annoy, harass, or tease
I do shame / To think of what a noble strain you are. ""” Shakespeare.
To limit; restrict
To repress is to suppress something such as a thought, feeling or emotion.
To deprive of favor or good repute; treat with disfavor:
The definition of discipline is to punish someone for their behavior.
To refuse to believe; reject:
To knowingly say that something is smaller or less important than it actually is.
To degrade is defined as to treat someone with disrespect, to lower someone's rank, to make something not as good, or to break down or deteriorate.
To praise too much, untruly, or insincerely, as in order to win favor
Compliment means to give praise.
To laud the glory of (God, etc.), as in song; glorify; extol
To cause (a sentence) to be true when the sentence is interpreted in one's universe.
To have or cause pain
To gain (a prize) by succeeding in competition or contest.
To abide by an agreement.
Find another word for mortifying. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for mortifying, like: demeaning, humbling, humiliating, embarrassing, crucifying, subduing, abasing, chagrining, fazing, disconcerting and discomforting.