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self-mortification

Saltos de línea: self-mortifi¦ca¦tion

Definición de self-mortification en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
The subjugation of appetites or desires by self-denial or self-discipline as an aspect of religious devotion: voluntary self-mortification such as fasting
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Another discipline, however, might lead to its achievement, and there was such a discipline at hand: the method of self-mortification and extreme asceticism which we know best through Jainism.
  • A popular misconception about it was that its real purpose was to annihilate the desires of the flesh altogether and provide an opportunity for self-mortification in the last degree.
  • In India, the recollection of previous lives is a common feature in the histories of the saints and heroes of a sacred tradition, and it is considered a result of a pious life of self-mortification.

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