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Definition of Mortifying


  1. of Mortify
  2. Tending to mortify; affected by, or having symptoms of, mortification; as, a mortifying wound; mortifying flesh.
  3. Subduing the appetites, desires, etc.; as, mortifying penances.
  4. Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse.

Mortifying Translations

mortifying in Italian is umiliante