Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Martyr-like; becoming a martyr.

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

  • adverb In the manner of a martyr.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Like a martyr; martyrish.
  • adverb obsolete, rare In a way which befits or suggests a martyr.

Etymologies

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From martyr +‎ -ly.

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