Associations to the word «Martial»

Wiktionary

MARTIAL, adjective. Of, relating to, or suggestive of war; warlike.
MARTIAL, adjective. Relating to or connected with the armed forces or the profession of arms or military life.
MARTIAL, adjective. (comparable) Characteristic of or befitting a warrior; having a military bearing; soldierly, soldierlike, warriorlike.
MARTIAL, adjective. (medicine) (chemistry) (obsolete) Relating to, or containing, iron; chalybeate.
MARTIAL, proper noun. A male given name narrowly applied to certain historic persons (but some of its foreign cognates are modern given names).
MARTIAL, proper noun. Anglicized cognomen or given name of the Roman poet Marcus Valerius Martialis, born in Spain in the first century AD and noted for his epigrams.
MARTIAL ART, noun. Any of several fighting styles which contain systematized methods of training for combat, both armed and unarmed; often practiced as a sport, e.g. boxing, karate, judo, silat, wrestling, or Muay Thai.
MARTIAL ART, noun. Military skills, proficiency in military strategy, prowess in warfare
MARTIAL ARTIST, noun. Someone that does culture-bound practice of idealized conflict. Usually reenacting 15th to 18th century fighting, defined by its region.
MARTIAL ARTIST, noun. A practitioner of martial arts.
MARTIAL ARTS, noun. Plural of martial art
MARTIAL LAW, noun. Rules by military authorities, especially when imposed on a civilian population in time of war or other crisis, or in an occupied territory

Dictionary definition

MARTIAL, noun. Roman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC).
MARTIAL, adjective. (of persons) befitting a warrior; "a military bearing".
MARTIAL, adjective. Suggesting war or military life.
MARTIAL, adjective. Of or relating to the armed forces; "martial law".

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