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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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He used to call once, often twice, a day - he was lovely and kind although he also didn't suffer fools gladly.
Those two didn't suffer fools gladly but laid-back Bert will achieve the same end result in his own inimitable style.
She didn't suffer fools gladly, but she never saw bad in people, or her horses.
His eccentricity was that he didn't suffer fools gladly.
He had an enormously large, generous spirit; he made enemies because he didn't suffer fools gladly.
He didn't suffer fools gladly and was always, by his own admission, "a bit wild".
Didn't suffer fools gladly, always found time to take on the problems of others.
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.
Academy of Arts' June Lornie, who became close friends with the artist when he had an exhibition at the Seel Street gallery last year, added: "He used to call once, often twice a day - he was lovely and kind although he also didn't suffer fools gladly.
Durham Chief Constable Jon Stoddart said: "Jo was a larger-than-life character who didn't suffer fools gladly.
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