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Meaning of MORTIFYING

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  causing awareness of your shortcomings; "golf is a humbling game"
  2. [adj]  causing to feel shame or chagrin or vexation; "the embarrassing moment when she found her petticoat down around her ankles"; "it was mortifying to know he had heard every word"
 

MORTIFYING is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: demeaning, embarrassing, humbling, humiliating, undignified, unpleasant
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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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