how to pronounce martyrdom


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martyrdom is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of martyrdom in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… she's so proud of his martyrdom that she …”

meanings of martyrdom


  1. Extreme suffering, affliction; torment; torture, especially without reason.
  2. The condition of a martyr; the death of a martyr; the suffering of death on account of adherence to the Christian faith, or to any cause.

martyrdom frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word martyrdom occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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