Definitions for "Mortify"
To deaden by religious or other discipline, as the carnal affections, bodily appetites, or worldly desires; to bring into subjection; to abase; to humble; as, to mortify the flesh.
To humiliate deeply, especially by injuring the pride of; to embarrass painfully; to humble; as, the team was mortified to lose by 45 to 0.
To practice penance from religious motives; to deaden desires by religious discipline.
To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in.
To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action.
To lose vitality and organic structure, as flesh of a living body; to gangrene.
Keywords:  vexation, chagrin, depress, affect
To affect with vexation, chagrin; to depress.
undergo necrosis; "the tissue around the wound necrosed"