how to pronounce mortify

/ˈmɔːɹtɪˌfaɪ/

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mortify is pronounced in three syllables

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mɔːɹtɪfaɪ

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meanings of mortify

verb:

  1. To lose vitality.
  2. To gangrene.
  3. To kill off (living tissue etc.); to make necrotic.
  4. To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to humble; to depress.
  5. To be subdued.
  6. To reduce the potency of; to nullify; to deaden, neutralize.
  7. To grant in mortmain.
  8. To discipline (one's body, appetites etc.) by suppressing desires; to practise abstinence on.
  9. To embarrass, to humiliate. To injure one's dignity.
  10. To kill.

words with pronunciation similar to mortify

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words that rhyme with mortify

fortify

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