gangrenous vs mortified what difference

what is difference between gangrenous and mortified

English

Etymology

gangrene +‎ -ous

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæŋɡɹɪnəs/
  • Hyphenation: gan‧gre‧nous

Adjective

gangrenous (comparative more gangrenous, superlative most gangrenous)

  1. Indicative of or afflicted with gangrene.
    The medic worried that Private Johnson’s wounded leg was looking more gangrenous.

Synonyms

  • (related to gangrene): infected, necrotic, putrefactive, rotting, septic

Derived terms

  • gangrenously


English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɔːtɪˌfaɪd/, /ˈmɔːtəˌfaɪd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɔɹtəˌfaɪd/

Verb

mortified

  1. simple past tense and past participle of mortify

Adjective

mortified (comparative more mortified, superlative most mortified)

  1. (informal) Acutely embarrassed.

Derived terms

  • morto

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