Synonyms for mortification

Synonyms for (noun) mortification

Synonyms: mortification

Definition: (Christianity) the act of mortifying the lusts of the flesh by self-denial and privation (especially by bodily pain or discomfort inflicted on yourself)

Similar words: self-control, self-denial, self-discipline

Definition: the act of denying yourself; controlling your impulses


Synonyms: humiliation, mortification

Definition: an instance in which you are caused to lose your prestige or self-respect

Usage: he had to undergo one humiliation after another

Similar words: example, case, instance

Definition: an occurrence of something

Usage: it was a case of bad judgment; another instance occurred yesterday; but there is always the famous example of the Smiths


Synonyms: humiliation, chagrin, mortification

Definition: strong feelings of embarrassment

Similar words: embarrassment

Definition: the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public


Synonyms: sphacelus, gangrene, necrosis, mortification

Definition: the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

Similar words: death

Definition: the permanent end of all life functions in an organism or part of an organism

Usage: the animal died a painful death