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


  • Tharoor slams Modi govt for 'ignoring' Indira's 'martyrdom'
    Shashi Tharoor, who was sackedas Congress spokesman in the wake of his effusive praise ofPrime Minister, today attacked the Narendra Modi governmentfor "ignoring the martyrdom" of Indira Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Modi government for 'ignoring' Indira Gandhi's 'martyrdom'
    Shashi Tharoor, who was sacked as Congress spokesman in the wake of his effusive praise of Prime Minister, today attacked the Narendra Modi government for "ignoring the martyrdom" of Indira Gandhi, whose death anniversary falls tomorrow. Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'
  • Shashi Tharoor slams Narendra Modi government for 'ignoring' Indira Gandhi's 'martyrdom'
    Shashi Tharoor slams Narendra Modi government for 'ignoring' Indira Gandhi's 'martyrdom' Read more on this news related to 'Martyrdom'

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