Sentence Examples


  • It was a bitter mortification to Alexander, before whose imagination new vistas had just opened out eastwards, where there beckoned the unknown world of the Ganges and its splendid kings.
  • After quarrelling with the French king, Philip le Bel, he fell into the hands of the Colonna family at Anagni, and died, either of the violence he there received or of mortification, in October 1303.
  • Lord Auckland had the double mortification of seeing his policy a complete failure and of being superseded before his errors could be rectified.
  • MORTIFICATION, a term used in pathology and surgery, signifying a local death (Lat.
  • If the flow of arterial blood only is arrested, the part depending upon it for nutrition becomes numb, cold and shrivelled, and the form of mortification known as dry gangrene occurs.

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