suffer


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  • verb

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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References in classic literature ?
they suffer enough with cold and hunger and fear, without everybody's turning against them; and, law or no law, I never will, so help me God
But I think again, This is no reason why I should do as they do, or permit others to suffer much greater pain of a different kind.
Much as you suffer now, think of what you would have suffered if the discovery of his character had been delayed to a later period-- if your engagement had been carried on for months and months, as it might have been, before he chose to put an end to it.
My feelings are at present in a state of dreadful indecision; I wish to acquit you, but certainty on either side will be ease to what I now suffer.
Those moans express in the first place all the aimlessness of your pain, which is so humiliating to your consciousness; the whole legal system of nature on which you spit disdainfully, of course, but from which you suffer all the same while she does not.
This is not true, for we may say that all affections, or nearly all, produce in us an alteration which is distinct from all other sorts of motion, for that which is affected need not suffer either increase or diminution or any of the other sorts of motion.
Adam, he WILL know--he WILL suffer, long and bitterly.
Do you, however, mean to say that this unfortunate man must suffer without interruption or termination?
I could see that Lilla began to suffer from nervousness, as on the first occasion; but she carried herself bravely.
Suffering is in proportion to the strength which has been accorded; in other words, the weak suffer more, where the trial is the same, than the strong.
I know I've made you suffer, too, but you'll marry me for all, won't you, Janet?
They say that to do injustice is, by nature, good; to suffer injustice, evil; but that the evil is greater than the good.
Let me beseech your la'ship not to suffer such wicked thoughts to come into your head.
I have done wrong, and so I don't want happiness, I don't want a divorce, and shall suffer from my shame and the separation from my child.
Thereupon we were bound in threes to stakes, to suffer execution.