A person who is killed because of their religious or other beliefs
saints, martyrs, and witnesses to the faith
A person who displays or exaggerates their discomfort or distress in order to obtain sympathy or admiration
she wanted to play the martyr
A constant sufferer from (an ailment)
I'm a martyr to migraines!
one who suffers for the sake of principle
kill as a martyr; "Saint Sebastian was martyred"
one who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing to renounce their religion
torture and torment like a martyr
A martyr (Greek: μάρτυς, mártys, "witness"; stem μάρτυρ-, mártyr-) is somebody who suffers persecution and death for the people, a country or an organization, or refusing to renounce a belief, usually religious, political or rights.
Martyr is a Canadian death metal band from Trois-Rivières, Québec, founded in 1994 by brothers Daniel and François Mongrain.
Martyr was Morning Again's second release on Good Life Recordings, comprising five new songs as well as two songs taken from the previously released split with Shoulder. ...
Shahid (شَهيد , plural: شُهَداء , also romanized as shaheed) is an Arabic word meaning "witness". It is a religious term in Islam, literally meaning "witness", but practically means a "martyr. ...
"Martyr" is the 45th UK single by Depeche Mode. It was released as a non-album single intended to promote the new compilation, The Best Of, Volume 1, that was released on November 13, 2006. The single was released on October 30, 2006 in three formats: CD single, CD maxi and DVD single. ...
(Martyrs (docudrama)) Martyrs (Serbian: Мученици, Mučenici) is a 2008 Canadian-Serbian feature docudrama film by Denis Cviticanin.
To dream of martyrs, denotes that false friends, domestic unhappiness and losses in affairs which concern you most. To dream that you are a martyr, signifies the separation from friends, and enemies will slander you.
(Gr. "witness"). One who willingly suffered death for the faith.
A Christian believer who dies in a situation of witness as a result of human hostility.
member of the Christian church who suffered death for their faith; martyrs ranked before all other saints
person who sacrifices a great deal or even dies for a principle or a righteous cause
One who bears witness of the truth, and suffers death in the cause of Christ (Act 22:20; Rev 2:13; Rev 17:6). In this sense Stephen was the first martyr. The Greek word so rendered in all other cases is translated "witness." (1. ...
someone who willingly dies for his belief or convictions, such as a TRUE BELIEVER; see CAM TU, TERRORIST, BAD GUYS, MASSACRE, ATROCITY. ...
Greek for "witness." A person who dies for their faith or cause.
Someone willing to suffer or die for a cause.
Today, it is an expression most commonly used to describe someone who has been killed for his/her religious beliefs ...
one who moves along the line of least reluctance to a desired death.
In religious terms, a witness to one's faith, including one who witnesses with his or her death (martyrdom). In political terms, one who dies in the struggle for freedom and is honored as a hero. See: Suicide Bomber.
A witness to the truth of the faith, in which the martyr endures even death to be faithful to Christ. Those who die for the faith before having received Baptism are said to have received a "baptism of blood," by which their sins are forgiven and they share in the death and Resurrection of Christ.
(Gr. martyria) Literally, "a witness." Normally, the term is used to describe those who give their lives for Christ. ...
A gentleman subject to the gout. — Aristocratic Satire.