Mortify - v. t. To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of;
to produce gangrene in.
Mortify - v. t. To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of;
to change by chemical action.
Mortify - v. t. To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the
carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into
subjection; to abase; to humble.
Mortify - v. t. To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to
humble; to depress.
Mortify - v. i. To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a
living body; to gangrene.
Mortify - v. i. To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden
desires by religious discipline.
Mortify - v. i. To be subdued; to decay, as appetites, desires, etc.