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suffers, 3rd person singular present; suffered, past participle; suffering, present participle; suffered, past tense;
  1. Experience or be subjected to (something bad or unpleasant)
    • - he'd suffered intense pain
    • - he'd suffered a great deal since his arrest
  2. Be affected by or subject to (an illness or ailment)
    • - his daughter suffered from agoraphobia
  3. Become or appear worse in quality
    • - his relationship with Anne did suffer
  4. Undergo martyrdom or execution

  5. Tolerate
    • - France will no longer suffer the existing government
  6. Allow (someone) to do something
    • - my conscience would not suffer me to accept any more

  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"
  4. digest: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
  5. get worse; "His grades suffered"
  6. feel pain or be in pain
  7. hurt: feel physical pain; "Were you hurting after the accident?"
  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. Suffer is the third album by American punk rock band Bad Religion, released on the Californian independent record label Epitaph Records on September 8, 1988. It was the first album that was both released and distributed by the label. ...
  11. Suffering, or pain in a broad sense, is an individual's basic affective experience of unpleasantness and aversion associated with harm or threat of harm. Suffering may be qualified as physical or mental. It may come in all degrees of intensity, from mild to intolerable. ...
  12. (Suffering (Buddhism)) Dukkha (Pāli दुक्ख; Sanskrit दुःख '; according to grammatical tradition derived from ' "uneasy", but according to Monier-Williams more likely a Prakritized form of '' "unsteady, disquieted") is a Pali term roughly corresponding to a number of terms in English including ...
  13. (The Suffering (Doctor Who audio)) The Suffering is a Big Finish Productions audiobook based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
  14. (The Suffering (song)) "The Suffering" is the second single and 9th track from Coheed and Cambria's third studio album, ''''. A video, directed by Artificial Army, has been released and was placed in regular rotation on MTV2 and FUSE, and irregular rotation on MTV. ...
  15. (The Suffering (video game)) The Suffering is a video game developed by Surreal Software and published by Midway Games, released in 2004 for the Xbox, PlayStation 2 and PC. The game featured monster designs by Stan Winston.
  16. To undergo hardship; To feel pain; To have a disease or condition; To become worse; To endure, undergo; To allow
  17. (Suffering) is a central concept in Buddhism, which lies at the root of the Four Noble Truths.  The characteristic of suffering is one of the 3 marks of existence. ...
  18. ("Suffering") means to intentionally hurt or cause pain, distress or hardship to a horse.
  19. (Suffering (Dukkha)) Any unsatisfactory condition. It doesn’t refer only to physical or mental pain, but includes all problematic conditions in cyclic existence.
  20. (Suffering) A judgment that says pain is wrong or imperfect and thus places a resistance upon it. For example, a mother’s pain in childbirth is perceived as a wonderful thing and despite the pain, it is not seen as suffering.
  21. (Suffering) A state of severe distress associated with events that threaten the intactness of the person.
  22. (Suffering) agony, affliction, or distress; intense pain or sorrow. Suffering has been part of the human experience since man's fall into sin (Genesis 3). The Psalms, one-third of which are laments, include graphic descriptions of suffering (Psalm 22). ...
  23. (Suffering) inner pain and conflict; worry, fear, anger, etc.
  24. (The Suffering) plays as a traditional first- or third-person shooter, employing the controls of the former but allowing players to switch between the two camera angles. ...
  25. (suffering) (dukha): Sometimes translated as stressful, unsatisfactory, or even frustration, it is used to characterize the defective nature of life in samsara. ...