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


  • The mysterious 'martyrdom' of Alberto Nisman
    There's more to Argentinean prosecutor's 'martyrdom' than meets the eye. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Suspect linked to jihad, martyrdom
    One of the two main terrorists accused in this week's attacks in Paris had a long history of jihad and anti-Semitism, according to court documents. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Young girl embraces martyrdom due to Indian BSF firing
    RAWALPINDI: A 13-year old girl embraced Shahadat (martyrdom) while another girl sustained injuries due to unprovoked firing by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on working boundary near Silakot on Saturday. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'

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