Martyrdom



[mahr-ter-duh m] /ˈmɑr tər dəm/

noun
1.
the condition, sufferings, or death of a .
2.
extreme suffering; torment.
/ˈmɑːtədəm/
noun
1.
the sufferings or death of a martyr
2.
great suffering or torment
n.

Old English martyrdom; see martyr (n.) + -dom.

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