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1. martyrdom

noun. ['ˈmɑːrtɝdəm'] any experience that causes intense suffering.

Synonyms

  • calvary

Antonyms

  • survive
  • middle

Etymology

  • -dom (English)
  • -dom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • martyr (English)

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Example sentences of the word martyrdom


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is a piece of earth made into a clay tablet that symbolizes the martyrdom of Muhammad's grandson.

Quotes containing the word martyrdom


1. What were you thinking?"I demanded once we were moving to the music. I was trying to ignore his hands. "Do you know how much trouble you may have gotten me in?"Adrian grinned. "Nah. They all feel bad for you. You'll achieve martyrdom after dancing with a mean, wicked vampire. Job security with the Alchemists.
- Richelle Mead, The Indigo Spell

2. Churches thrive on martyrdom and persecution.
- Robert A. Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land

2. martyrdom

noun. ['ˈmɑːrtɝdəm'] death that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause.

Synonyms

  • expiry
  • death

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • good health
  • labor

Etymology

  • -dom (English)
  • -dom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • martyr (English)
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