2. One who makes great sacrifices or suffers much in order to further a belief, cause, or principle.
A great show of suffering in order to arouse sympathy.
To inflict great pain on.
In the 19th Century, a woman in England named Emily Davison (A member of the suffragette party) becamame a matryr after killing herself by jumping infront of horses at the "Epson Derby".
Martyrs gain a lot of sympathy by the public for preforming such an act which is one of the main contributing factors as to why they do it in the first place.
1.) One who puts themselves in harms way so that someone else doesn't have to. One who would die fighting for a cause.
2.) An attention whore who puts themselves in harms way and/or complains about it expecting others to feel thankful or sorry for them. For Glory.
2.) SPARTANS! PREPARE FOR GLORY!!!
(HOOA HOOA HOOA HOOA HOOA!!!)
Although the Spartans wanted glory, they did what they did anyway glory or no glory, they aren't really attention whores.
-One who deliberately puts himself in situations to force sympathy and pity out of those around him.
-One who makes his situation sound worse than it ever really will be in order to seek attention