Mortification

Used in the medical sense: gangrene, necrosis or severe infection (literally means put to death)

mortification

  1. strong feelings of embarrassment
  2. the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

Mortification

• (n.) Hence: Deprivation or depression of self-approval; abatement or pride; humiliation; chagrin; vexation. • (n.) A gift to some charitable or religious institution; -- nearly synonymous with mortmain. • (n.) Destruction of active qualities; neutralization. • (n.) The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified &bu...
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mortification

(from the article `monasticism`) ...the monastic seeks redemption from his or her sins and usually intercedes for others to advance their redemption. This is accomplished through ... ...Supplicants began dancing at an appointed hour and continued intermittently for several days and nights; during this time they neither ate nor ... [2...
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mortification

(mor″tĭ-fĭ-ka´shәn) gangrene.
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mortification

1. <medicine> The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified; especially: Destruction of active qualities; neutralization. Subjection of the passions and appetites, by penance, absistence, or painful severities inflicted on the body. 'The mortification of our lusts has something in it that is troublesome, yet nothing that is unrea...
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mortification

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

[theology] Mortification refers in Christian theology to the subjective experience of Sanctification, the objective work of God between justification and glorification. Literally it means the `putting to death` of sin in a believer`s life. (Colossians 3:5) Reformed theologian J.I. Packer describes it in the following way: `The Christian is ...
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Mortification

Mor`ti·fi·ca'tion noun [ French, from Latin mortificatio a killing. See Mortify .] 1. The act of mortifying, or the condition of being mortified ; especially: (a) (Medicine) The death of one part of an animal body, while the rest continues to live; loss of vitality...
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Mortification

Gangrene.
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Mortification

infection, often used for gangrene or necrosis. A state of corruption, or losing the vital qualities; gangrene.
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mortification

mortification 1. The death of a part of the body while the rest is living; gangrene, necrosis. 2. In religious use, the action of mortifying the flesh or its lusts. The subjection of one146;s appetites and passions by the practice of austere living, especially by the self-infliction of bodily pain or discomfort. 3. Something that causes a feeling o...
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mortification

strong feelings of embarrassment
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mortification

strong feelings of embarrassment
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mortification

Type: Term Pronunciation: mōr′ti-fi-kā′shŭn Synonyms: gangrene1
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mortification

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