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


  • Gisele Tells Mothers: Put Yourselves First
    GISELE BUNDCHEN is not from the martyrdom school of maternal thinking. The supermodel – outspoken in her advocacy of both breastfeeding and staying healthy in pregnancy – asserts that, aside from the sacrifices that women make for their children’s health, mothers should try to think of themselves first. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • When ‘martyrdom’ is a dirty word
    Kelantan Mufti cautions people about being influenced by IS propaganda. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Shocked, Malaysian doctors remind ‘jihadist’ healer in Syria of professional code
    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 ― The story of an alleged Malaysian doctor who migrated to Syria to seek martyrdom has prompted the local medical fraternity to remind their colleague of the oath she had... Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'

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