verb (used with object)
Origin of martyr
Related formsmar·tyr·ish, adjectivemar·tyr·ly, adverb, adjectiveun·mar·tyred, adjective
Examples from the Web for martyred
We certainly have no evidence that they were all martyred for their faith.
In the wake of 26/11, Scott-Clark and Levy report, the ISI perpetuated the lie that the ten gunmen had been martyred in Kashmir.
Because he has expressed the desire to be martyred, military justice ought to deny him that wish.The Army Life, Mundane and Hideously Violent, by Turns|Brian Van Reet|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dozens of Saudis, Tunisians, Libyans and Jordanians have already been martyred in the Syrian civil war fighting for al-Nusra.Zarqawism Lives: Iraq’s al Qaeda Nightmare Is Back|Bruce Riedel|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Hundreds have “martyred” themselves fighting Syrian despot Bashar al Assad.
The head of the martyred nobleman had been placed above the prominent gate, called the Netherbow Port of Edinburgh.Sketches of the Covenanters|J. C. McFeeters
His successor St Hubert raised a splendid church over the tomb of the martyred bishop about 720 and made Lige his residence.
To this very day the martyred woman is sung in German romance and poetry.Women of the Teutonic Nations|Hermann Schoenfeld
Many pastors were martyred, and drummers stationed at the foot of the scaffold drowned their exhortations.The Story of Paris|Thomas Okey
A brass in the chapel commemorates the fact that the martyred Bishop Hannington was born and held a curacy here.Seaward Sussex|Edric Holmes