self mortification

zelfkastijding, het zichzelf kwetsen

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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  • self-mortification — self mortified /self mawr teuh fuyd , self /, adj. /self mawr teuh fi kay sheuhn/, n. the inflicting of pain or privation on oneself: He was certain that self mortification was the only road to salvation. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-mortification — /sɛlf mɔtəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say self mawtuhfuh kayshuhn) noun humiliation of oneself …   Australian English dictionary

  • self mortification — self denial, abstinence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-mortification — self′ mortifica′tion n …   From formal English to slang

  • self-mortification — noun voluntary self punishment in order to atone for some wrongdoing • Syn: ↑penance, ↑self abasement • Hypernyms: ↑punishment, ↑penalty, ↑penalization, ↑penalisation …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-mortification — noun the suppression of one s own appetites or desires as an aspect of religious devotion …   English new terms dictionary

  • Mortification of the flesh — For the theological doctrine, see Mortification (theology). For the theological doctrine from a Roman Catholic perspective, see Mortification in Roman Catholic teaching. For the Christian metal band, see Mortification (band). Flagellants… …   Wikipedia

  • Mortification in Roman Catholic teaching — For an overview of corporal mortification in world religions, see Mortification of the flesh. For the theological doctrine, see Mortification (theology). For the Christian metal band, see Mortification (band). For the record label, see… …   Wikipedia

  • self-denial — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Catharism, Franciscanism, Sabbatarianism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga, abnegation, abstaining, abstemiousness, abstention, abstinence, altruism, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, aplomb, asceticism …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mortification — Synonyms and related words: Albigensianism, Catharism, Day of Atonement, Franciscanism, Sabbatarianism, Trappism, Waldensianism, Yoga, Yom Kippur, abasement, abashment, abstinence, anchoritic monasticism, anchoritism, asceticism, austerity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-denial — n 1. self abnegation, self sacrifice, self immolation, selflessness, unselfishness, self for getfulness; self giving, magnanimity, generosity, altruism. 2. restraint, self restraint, control, self control, will power, strength; self discipline,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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