American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The condition of one who suffers; the bearing of pain or distress.
- n. An instance of pain or distress.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The bearing of pain, inconvenience, or loss; also, pain endured; distress, loss, or injury incurred.
- adj. Experiencing pain. syn.
- n. The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.
- v. present participle of suffer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The bearing of pain, inconvenience, or loss; pain endured; distress, loss, or injury incurred
- adj. Being in pain or grief; having loss, injury, distress, etc.
- adj. very unhappy; full of misery
- n. misery resulting from affliction
- n. feelings of mental or physical pain
- n. psychological suffering
- adj. troubled by pain or loss
- n. a state of acute pain
“He takes the case: '_A negro is a fellow-creature_: therefore, _A negro in suffering is a fellow-creature in suffering_.”
“But when we speak of suffering, we do not speak of a _dull neglected suffering_, but of _a wise and industrious suffering_, which draweth and contriveth _use and advantage out of that which seemeth adverse and contrary_, which is that properly which we call _accommodating_ or _applying_.”
“Are we yet again suffering from the vagaries of WordPress and its crappy handling of the comments?”
“This doesn't mean that I agree with their decisions, but one thing I can't in good conscience do is claim that they've been lax as UUs when they come to different conclusions or that they are ignoring suffering when they've concluded that what I label suffering and immorality is not suffering or immorality.”
“Governor Aycock lived nearly through his term suffering the inconvenience”
“Tax the rich, lets make Rush happy at all costs, his suffering is my pleasure. hahaha”
“The opposition leader says the campaign is intended to identify with what he calls the suffering of tens of thousands of Ugandans who cannot afford the high cost of transportation.”
“When I use the word "suffering" I know what I am talking about.”
“This, he opines, is much better than human rights commissions and tribunals which he describes as suffering from "blowback".”
“CHOPRA: But even though she's in extreme pain, you can see that she doesn't have that thing we call suffering, which is in the mind, which is unconsciousness because she has found a relationship with that mystery we call God and also she has the ability to give and receive love.”
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