Associations to the word «Martyrdom»

Wiktionary

MARTYRDOM, noun. The condition of a martyr; the death of a martyr; the suffering of death on account of adherence to the Christian faith, or to any cause.
MARTYRDOM, noun. Affliction; torment; torture.
MARTYRDOM VIDEO, noun. A video recording made by a prospective Islamic suicide bomber setting out a rationale for his actions
MARTYRDOM VIDEOS, noun. Plural of martyrdom video

Dictionary definition

MARTYRDOM, noun. Death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause.
MARTYRDOM, noun. Any experience that causes intense suffering.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats