Martyr in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Martyr

(transitive) To make someone into a martyr by putting him or her to death for adhering to, or acting in accordance with, some belief, especially religious; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession. | (transitive) To persecute. | (transitive) To torment; to torture.

Short Example Sentence for Martyr

  • 1. She was not created to be a martyr to her faith. 🔊
  • 2. He was a martyr to conjugal love! 🔊
  • 3. His death was that of a martyr of charity. 🔊
  • 4. Fred smiled about as comfortably as a martyr on the grid. 🔊
  • 5. The husband of a woman with the martyr complex. 🔊
  • 6. Lizaveta Ivanovna was the martyr of the household. 🔊
  • 7. And make you out the martyr Stephen. 🔊
  • 8. There was no end to the fun which that poor martyr had to put up with. 🔊
  • 9. Feisul would rather be a martyr than succeed at his proper business. 🔊
  • 10. One of the boating men made a martyr of himself and took the mother. 🔊
  • 11. Bob took the banjo with the air of a martyr and tuned it skilfully. 🔊
  • 12. Forgive me, martyr to another's cause! 🔊
  • 13. Every martyr for the truth was a torch bearer, whose light was extinguished. 🔊
  • 14. In the ivy's paler blaze the martyr oak stands mute. 🔊
  • 15. She was regarded throughout the South as a martyr to its cause. 🔊
  • 16. The Third Age Of The Martyr Church. 🔊
  • 17. Every drop of blood of a Christian martyr is a stone in the work. 🔊
  • 18. The First Age Of The Martyr Church. 🔊
  • 19. The Second Age Of The Martyr Church. 🔊
  • 20. And bright with many an angel, And all the martyr throng. 🔊
  • 21. Si leurs lances me tuent, je meurs en martyr pour la vraie foi. 🔊
  • 22. Mr O'Connell is at last the martyr of his own success. 🔊
  • 23. So for the Nationalists of Bengal he became a martyr and a hero. 🔊
  • 24. Some authorities still insist that the Martyr Spy was hanged in this park. 🔊
  • 25. No one knew the spirit of the martyr more thoroughly than St. Paul. 🔊
  • 26. The martyrdom of the holy and glorious first Martyr and Apostle Thecla. 🔊
  • 27. Was he grander in death--a sublimer martyr than Bruno? 🔊

How to use Martyr in a Sentence?

  • 1. The martyr was now free, and her tormentor was forced to quit the house a beggar. 🔊
  • 2. He lasted only three days and expired peacefully, a martyr to his sacred calling. 🔊
  • 3. His was the face of a Christian martyr relinquishing life for a good but hopeless cause. 🔊
  • 4. Fraud that I am, I have the honor; he, the martyr to his loyalty, has the shame. 🔊
  • 5. In Earl Thomas (1467) the Irish saw the first "foreigner" to be the martyr of their cause. 🔊
  • 6. But she had not expected to enter the arena with him and defend the martyr thrown to the wild beast of marital savagery. 🔊
  • 7. Elected thereupon to succeed a martyr as bishop, he crowned an episcopate of twenty-five years with a similar martyrdom. 🔊
  • 8. Cynthy was a saint, a martyr to religious feeling, a medieval nun in her ascetic eschewing of the pleasures of life. 🔊
  • 9. The lad had a sharp tussle with himself, and at last started back up the hill with the feelings of a most unwilling martyr going to the stake. 🔊
  • 10. The modern martyr of the Pankhurst type courts the absurdity without making the suffering strong enough to eclipse the absurdity. 🔊
  • 11. Then he would have been the martyr of penitence, and that very day he would have been with Christ in Paradise. 🔊
  • 12. It ought to have cured me of my passion for poetry; but it only confirmed it, for I felt the spirit of a martyr rising within me. 🔊
  • 13. The faith of a martyr the tragedy showed, As he trod the last stage; as he trod the last stage. 🔊