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Pronunciation of Mortifyingly: Learn how to pronounce Mortifyingly in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word mortify:

verb (mortifies, mortifying, mortified)
[with object]
1cause (someone) to feel very embarrassed or ashamed:
she was mortified to see her wrinkles in the mirror
(as adjective mortifying)
how mortifying to find that he was right
2subdue (the body or its needs and desires) by self-denial or discipline:
return to heaven by mortifying the flesh
3 [no object] (of flesh) be affected by gangrene or necrosis:
a scratch or cut in Henry’s arm had mortified
Derivatives
mortifyingly
adverb
Origin:
late Middle English (in the senses ‘put to death’, ‘deaden’, and ‘subdue by self-denial’): from Old French mortifier, from ecclesiastical Latin mortificare ‘kill, subdue’, from mors, mort- ‘death’