Synonyms of mortify in English:

mortify


See definition of mortify

verb

1‘I'd be mortified if my friends found out I was learning ballroom dancing’

SYNONYMS

embarrass, humiliate, chagrin, shame, discomfit, abash, horrify, appal, crush

ANTONYMS

be pleased, be proud

2‘he was mortified at the prospect of being excluded from the meeting’

SYNONYMS

hurt, wound, affront, offend, put out, pique, irk, pain, annoy, displease, vex, gall

informal rile

British informal nark

ANTONYMS

gratify

3‘an ascetic who consistently chooses to mortify the flesh’

SYNONYMS

subdue, suppress, subjugate, control, restrain, get under control

discipline, chasten, punish, deny

ANTONYMS

indulge

4‘the cut in his arm had mortified’

SYNONYMS

become gangrenous, fester, putrefy, gangrene, rot, decay, decompose

rare necrose, sphacelate

ANTONYMS

heal