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 for mortified
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mortify \Mor"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mortified; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Mortifying.] [OE. mortifien, F. mortifier, fr. L.
     mortificare; L. mors, mortis, death + -ficare (in comp.) to
     make. See Mortal, and -fy.]
     1. To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to
        produce gangrene in.
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     2. To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to
        change by chemical action. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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              Quicksilver is mortified with turpentine. --Bacon.
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              He mortified pearls in vinegar.       --Hakewill.
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     3. To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal
        affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring
        into subjection; to abase; to humble; as, to mortify the
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              With fasting mortified, worn out with tears.
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              Mortify thy learned lust.             --Prior.
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              Mortify, therefore, your members which are upon the
              earth.                                --Col. iii. 5.
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     4. To affect with vexation, chagrin; to depress.
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              The news of the fatal battle of Worcester, which
              exceedingly mortified our expectations. --Evelyn.
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              How often is the ambitious man mortified with the
              very praises he receives, if they do not rise so
              high as he thinks they ought!         --Addison.
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     5. To humiliate deeply, especially by injuring the pride of;
        to embarrass painfully; to humble; as, the team was
        mortified to lose by 45 to 0.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mortified \Mor"ti*fied\,
     imp. & p. p. of Mortify.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  mortified \mor"ti*fied\, a.
     Deeply embarrased; painfully humiliated.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: suffering from tissue death [syn: gangrenous,
      2: made to feel uncomfortable because of shame or wounded pride;
         "too embarrassed to say hello to his drunken father on the
         street"; "humiliated that his wife had to go out to work";
         "felt mortified by the comparison with her sister" [syn:
         embarrassed, humiliated, mortified]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "mortified":
     abashed, afflicted, agitated, annoyed, ascetic, ashamed,
     astringent, austere, bad, beset, blushing, bothered, cankered,
     carious, cast down, chagrined, chapfallen, confused, contaminated,
     corrupt, crestfallen, crushed, decayed, decomposed, discomfited,
     discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, diseased, disquieted,
     distressed, disturbed, embarrassed, festering, foul, gangrened,
     gangrenous, gone bad, hangdog, harassed, humbled, humiliated,
     hung up, ill at ease, infected, morbid, necrosed, necrotic,
     out of countenance, pathological, peccant, perturbed, poisoned,
     put-out, put-upon, putrefied, putrescent, putrid, red-faced,
     rotten, rotting, septic, shamed, shamefaced, shamefast,
     sphacelated, spoiled, stern, suppurating, suppurative, tainted,
     troubled, ulcerated, ulcerous, uncomfortable, uneasy, upset,

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