Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of inflicting martyrdom, or the state of being martyred.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Act of martyrizing, or state of being martyrized; torture.

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  • noun The act or process of martyrizing.

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Examples

  • Beyond my personal disgust, the danger of their martyrization lies in the support it offers to the belief held by many Jews of a certain persuasion that Islamist terrorism is a consequence of the essential bloodthirstiness of all Islam which is bent on destroying Israel and the Jews.

    Don't Die For Me

  • I am deeply uncomfortable with the incipient martyrization of the Mumbai rabbi and his wife.

    Don't Die For Me

  • Beyond my personal disgust, the danger of their martyrization lies in the support it offers to the belief held by many Jews of a certain persuasion that Islamist terrorism is a consequence of the essential bloodthirstiness of all Islam which is bent on destroying Israel and the Jews.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • I am deeply uncomfortable with the incipient martyrization of the Mumbai rabbi and his wife.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • Subsequently, our practice of selfless compassion may unconsciously transform into an exercise of martyrization to glorify the mentor and the lineage.

    Relating to a Spiritual Teacher: Building a Healthy Relationship ��� 16 Blocks in Opening Oneself to a Spiritual Mentor

  • With few noteable exceptions (e.g. the recent arrest and subsequent martyrization of Warren Jeffs), these heathens are allowed to continue operating business-as-usual without any interference from the local, state, or federal government.

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  • With few noteable exceptions (e.g. the recent arrest and subsequent martyrization of Warren Jeffs), these heathens are allowed to continue operating business-as-usual without any interference from the local, state, or federal government.

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  • "martyrization of Gaza must stop", arguing that the Palestinian territory has become "a prison with an open sky" (article in French).

    Booker Rising

  • "martyrization of Gaza must stop", arguing that the Palestinian territory has become "a prison with an open sky" (article in French).

    Booker Rising

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