Definition of Mortifications

1. Noun. (plural of mortification) ¹



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Definition of Mortifications

1. mortification [n] - See also: mortification

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mortifications

mortgages
mortgaging
mortgagor
mortgagors
mortice
morticed
morticer
morticers
mortices
mortician
morticians
morticing
mortiferous
mortific
mortification
mortifications (current term)
mortified
mortifiedness
mortifier
mortifiers
mortifies
mortify
mortifying
mortifyingly
mortis
mortise
mortise-and-tenon joint
mortise-and-tenon joints
mortise joint
mortised

Literary usage of Mortifications

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1826)
"Q SECTION X. The mortifications of -cice greater than those of virtue. ... No mortifications which virtue exacts, are more severe than those, which ambition ..."

2. The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1840)
"The predominant desire can only be indulged at the expense of its rival. No mortifications which virtue exacts, are m^re severe than those, which ambition ..."

3. The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers by Lindley Murray (1842)
"SECTION X. The mortifications of Vice greater than those of Virtue. ... 4 No mortifications which virtue exacts, are mere seve/e than those which ambition ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant: With an Appendix Containing by Robert Hunter, William Guthrie (1876)
"mortifications. Of a character similar to leases by the Church and Universities are those granted by the administrators of mortifications. ..."

5. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"His mortifications. Panic among the colonists. population. This order Tyrconnel strictly executed as respected the English. Though the country was infested ..."

6. Memoirs of Paul Jones: Late Rear-admiral in the Russian Service, Chevalier by John Paul Jones (1843)
"... Madam, read it with attention, you will see how little I have deserved the mortifications I have suffered,—mortifications which the justice ledge, ..."

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