cause (someone) to feel embarrassed, ashamed, or humiliated.
she was mortified to see her wrinkles in the mirror
sinonim: embarrass, humiliate, chagrin, discomfit, shame, abash, horrify, appall
subdue (the body or its needs and desires) by self-denial or discipline.
return to heaven by mortifying the flesh
sinonim: subdue, suppress, subjugate, control, discipline, chasten, punish
(of flesh) be affected by gangrene or necrosis.
the cut in Henry’s arm had mortified