- vt. 抑制；苦修；使…感屈辱
- vi. 禁欲；苦行；约束
- mortify (v.)
- late 14c., "to kill," from Old French mortefiier "destroy, overwhelm, punish," from Late Latin mortificare "cause death, kill, put to death," literally "make dead," from mortificus "producing death," from Latin mors (genitive mortis) "death" (see mortal (adj.)) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Religious sense of "to subdue the flesh by abstinence and discipline" first attested early 15c. Sense of "humiliate" first recorded 1690s (compare mortification). Related: Mortified; mortifying.
- 1. The first Sunday , in particular , their behaviours served to mortify me.
- 到了这里第一个星期, 她们的行为几乎把我气死.
- 2. To cause to feel chagrin ; mortify or discomfit.
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