Mor"ti*fy`ing (?), a.

1.

Tending to mortify; affected by, or having symptoms of, mortification; as, a mortifying wound; mortifying flesh.

2.

Subduing the appetites, desires, etc.; as, mortifying penances.

3.

Tending to humble or abase; humiliating; as, a mortifying repulse.

 

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