Martyrdom

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Martyrdom Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • any experience that causes intense suffering
  • death that is imposed because of the person''s adherence of a religious faith or cause

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause ,
  • any experience that causes intense suffering

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Martyrdom Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A martyr is a person who died or was killed because of their faith or one meaning of the word is "someone who dies for a particular cause", for example Saint Stephen, Bhagat Singh. It is also used for people who die for any belief or idea.



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'Martyrdom' example sentence in quotations


* Christ died for our sins. Dare we make his martyrdom meaningless by not committing them - Jules Feiffer


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Martyrdom Sample Sentences in News


  • Marriage and Martyrdom: How ISIS is Winning Women
    At least 300 women have tried to join Isis from Europe and the U.S. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • No, Iran Is Not An Apocalyptic Nuclear Cult
    Yesterday, negotiations over Iran's nuclear program failed to meet the deadline. Talks have been extended, but already an emerging chorus of "I told you so" says that it's pointless to negotiate with a fanatical religious regime that views nuclear war as holy martyrdom. It's time to put this myth to rest. Read more... Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • President Mukherjee recalls Guru Teg Bahadur's sacrifices
    President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the nation on the martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur, recalling his supreme sacrifice and message of love, peace and unity. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'

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