Definition of SUFFERING

noun : SUFFERING

Source: WordNet 3.1

verb : SUFFERING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many saints suffered martyrdom" ;

  • 2. (

    ) undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); "She suffered a fracture in the accident"; "He had an insulin shock after eating three candy bars"; "She got a bruise on her leg"; "He got his arm broken in the scuffle" ;

  • 3. (

    ) experience (emotional) pain; "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers" ;

  • 5. (

    ) get worse; "His grades suffered" ;

  • 8. (

    ) feel unwell or uncomfortable; "She is suffering from the hot weather" ;

  • 9. (

    ) be given to; "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much" ;

  • 10. (

    ) undergo or suffer; "meet a violent death"; "suffer a terrible fate" ;

  • 11. (

    ) be set at a disadvantage; "This author really suffers in translation"; "The painting loses something in this light" ;

Adjective : SUFFERING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) troubled by pain or loss; "suffering refugees" ;

  • 2. (

    ) very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages" ;


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