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Noun
The condition of someone who suffers
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“We naturally empathize with the suffering of others, as to do otherwise would not be human.”
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(count noun) Something which prevents a being from experiencing happiness or good in their lives, or inflicting harm
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A sudden short bout of an illness or stress
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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A continuous or prolonged dull pain in a part of one's body
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A punishment imposed for breaking a law, rule, or contract
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The ability to withstand prolonged hardship
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Adjective
Experiencing pain
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“Suffering endears men to me, because a suffering man resembles me.”
Adjective
Injured
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In poor health
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Having an ache in a part of one's body
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Laid low
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Extremely poor
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Full of sorrow
Verb
Being afflicted with something unfortunate
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“Terry Conklin would suffer a humiliating defeat to James Roper in the ring despite the great amount of hype.”
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Suffering intense distress or strain
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Present participle for to feel deep sadness, distress or anguish
“The family would suffer greatly from the passing of their dear grandfather.”
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Present participle for to become, or appear worse, in quality
“The quality of the company's products would continue to suffer under incompetent management.”
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Present participle for to be afflicted by
“If you have allergic asthma, you or other family members may well also suffer from eczema or hay fever.”
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(archaic) Present participle for to tolerate
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“I will no longer suffer your incessant self-aggrandizement!”
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Present participle for to allow (someone) to do something
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“My conscience would not suffer me to accept any more.”
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Present participle for to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Present participle for bring upon oneself
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Present participle for to cause anguish or distress to
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Present participle for to come safely through a precarious situation
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Present participle for to suffer misfortune as a consequence of an action
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Present participle for to be blamed or punished for something, especially for the wrongful actions of another
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Struggling with
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Present participle for to trouble or afflict
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Drawing the short straw
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Present participle for to apply great and continuous effort
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Present participle for to be, or cause to be, painful
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Present participle for worry about something, especially on one's own
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Present participle for to accept or consent by silence or by omitting to object
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Present participle for endure
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Present participle for be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation
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Present participle for sacrifice
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Present participle for to consider or give serious or careful thought to
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Present participle for to support the weight of
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Present participle for long for
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Present participle for make twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body
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Present participle for to be anxious or concerned
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(of a game or contest) Present participle for to fail to win
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