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The condition of someone who suffers
“We naturally empathize with the suffering of others, for to do otherwise would not be human.”
Experiencing pain
“Suffering endears men to me, because a suffering man resembles me.”
Present participle for to feel deep sadness or mental pain
“I loved him too much to want to see him suffer.”
Present participle for to tolerate
“France will no longer suffer the existing government.”
Present participle for become or appear worse in quality
“Quality television programmes will suffer as a ratings war between BBC and ITV sidelines them in favour of soaps, an independent producer warned.”
“If you have allergic asthma, you or other family members may well also suffer from eczema or hay fever.”
“England suffered a humiliating defeat.”
“My conscience would not suffer me to accept any more.”
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