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Synonyms for suffer

be in pain

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be affected

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  • be affected
  • have trouble with
  • be afflicted
  • be troubled with

deteriorate

Synonyms for suffer

to feel, show, or express grief

to participate in or partake of personally

to neither forbid nor prevent

Synonyms for suffer

undergo or be subjected to

get worse

feel pain or be in pain

feel physical pain

feel unwell or uncomfortable

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be given to

undergo or suffer

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be set at a disadvantage

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Didn't suffer fools gladly, always found time to take on the problems of others.
They didn't suffer fools gladly but they were always nice and polite to everyone they met.
He didn't suffer fools gladly because he was a very principled man, sometimes to his own detriment, but he was one of those lucky people whose job was also his hobby.
Of his brother's commitment to his work Mr Humphrys said: "It was the enthusiasm he had that made him a great journalist and he didn't suffer fools gladly as the WRU found out in its dark days.
A source said: "She admitted from the start that she didn't suffer fools gladly - and she didn't.
Martin didn't suffer fools gladly and was a 'point the finger and go straight through you' kind of guy.
He didn't suffer fools gladly, but he would never ask you to do anything he wouldn't have done himself.
He was a disciplinarian, showed tremendous attention to detail, didn't suffer fools gladly, which is the sign of a true professional," says Hales, who became a close friend as well as a client of Richards.
Judge Edwards was undoubtedly a great judge, a powerful yet humble man, but above all else a character who didn't suffer fools gladly.
But he could be quite cantankerous, he undertook teacher training in Sunderland and librarian training in Whitby, but didn't complete either because he didn't suffer fools gladly and fell out with his supervisors.
Known as the Rottweiller because of his tough business acumen, he didn't suffer fools gladly but was nevertheless a Jock with a warm heart and terrific sense of humour.
He was a gentleman, but he didn't suffer fools gladly.
Many may say Sir David was prone to getting involved in rows and didn't suffer fools gladly or care for interference, but he was certainly a talented civic leader who got things done.
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