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


  • Oscar Romero: The Courage to Speak Out At The Cost of Martyrdom
    Last February 3, Pope Francis promulgated the Decree that recognizes the martyrdom in odium fidei of the Archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Arnulfo Romero Galdamez, the anniversary of whose murder, on March 24, 1980, is observed today. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Aussie teen charts path from school to Islamic State bomber
    An Australian 18-year-old who reportedly blew himself up in Iraq this week has described his march to "martyrdom", blogging about the path he took from talented schoolboy to fanatical jihadi. The blog widely attributed to Jake Bilardi also reveals a "Plan B" to wage bombings on home soil in case he was prevented by Australian authorities from l Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Modi's tour de Punjab: PM pays homage to martyrs, visits Golden Temple
    "On martyrdom day, I pay my respects to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru who sacrificed their life for the nation," PM said in a statement. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'

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