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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mor·ti·fied imp. & p. p. of Mortify.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mor·ti·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mortified p. pr. & vb. n. Mortifying ]
 1. To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in.
 2. To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action. [Obs.]
    Quicksilver is mortified with turpentine.   --Bacon.
    He mortified pearls in vinegar.   --Hakewill.
 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 flesh.
    With fasting mortified, worn out with tears.   --Harte.
    Mortify thy learned lust.   --Prior.
    Mortify, therefore, your members which are upon the earth.   --Col. iii. 5.
 4. To affect with vexation, chagrin; to depress.
    The news of the fatal battle of Worcester, which exceedingly mortified our expectations.   --Evelyn.
    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.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mortified
      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]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mortify
      v 1: practice self-denial of one's body and appetites
      2: hold within limits and control; "subdue one's appetites";
         "mortify the flesh" [syn: subdue, cricify]
      3: cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of; "He humiliated his
         colleague by criticising him in front of the boss" [syn: humiliate,
          chagrin, humble, abase]
      4: undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"
         [syn: necrose, gangrene, sphacelate]
      [also: mortified]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 mortified
      See mortify