Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / mortification

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

At a high school basketball game, for example, she will VERY loudly criticize a player, to the mortification of those sitting next to her.
Bernard sat thinking for a long time; at first with a good deal of mortification—at last with a good deal of bitterness.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
On the other hand, his feet are so cold from the artery being severed that they anticipate mortification.
Two years before her death Mrs. Otis was glad to bury her mortification and misery in Rosewater.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A short triumph will be followed by a deep mortification, and the selfishness of their aims defeats itself.
We might as well run a hospital on the plan of never consenting to admit any case until mortification had set in!
His chagrin, his wounded self-love, his mortification at the unexpected turn of affairs unnerved him.
The steel could not be found and extracted, and signs of mortification set in, so that the doctors gave up hope.
Yes, cried; not rivers and freshets of woe, but small brooks and streamlets of helpless mortification.
And we find that in the same spot he subsequently underwent mortification, not for forty days only, but for six years.

WORDS RELATED TO MORTIFICATION

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

vibrissanoun | [vahy-bris-uh ]SEE DEFINITION
Tired of Typos? Get Help Now!