mortifier

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

mortify +‎ -er; compare French mortifieur

Noun[edit]

mortifier (plural mortifiers)

  1. One who, or that which, mortifies.

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mortificō.

Verb[edit]

mortifier

  1. (chiefly figuratively) to kill; to render dead
    • 1586, Henry Suso, Oeuvres spirituelles, page 21:
      mortifier en nous toute sensualité
      kill in us all sensuality
  2. to mortify (discipline (one's body, appetites etc.) by suppressing desires; to practise abstinence on)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin mortificō.

Verb[edit]

mortifier

  1. to kill; to render dead

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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