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Synonyms for martyrdom

noun suffering endured for sake of a cause
  • persecution
  • affliction
  • agony
  • anguish
  • crucifixion
  • devotion
  • distress
  • mortification
  • ordeal
  • pain
  • sacrifice
  • self-sacrifice
  • torment
  • torture
  • unselfishness
  • agonizing
  • self-immolation

Antonyms for martyrdom

  • comfort
  • contentment
  • happiness
  • health
  • joy
  • pleasure
  • relief
  • satisfaction
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More words related to martyrdom

baptism of fire

noun. trying experience
  • hazing
  • initiation
  • martyrdom
  • ordeal
  • rite of passage
  • rude introduction
  • test of courage
  • trial by fire

crucifixion

noun. death by being nailed to a cross

pain

noun. mental suffering

pains

noun. mental suffering

suffering

noun. pain, agony

torture

noun. severe mental or physical pain
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.