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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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The traditional answer is no, because God is immutable and impassible, and to suffer is to change or to be changed.
I will first describe how the remembrance of liberative suffering provides an effective way to bridge gaps among people who suffer, even while the same memory also has the potential to stoke the flames of violence and vengeance.
If I had not been willing to suffer Adam's actions and attitudes as I did, I wouldn't have had the opportunity to listen late one Wednesday night on the steps of our church building as with odd lucidness he articulated the pain he carried over being abandoned by his father.
They were also three times more likely to suffer complications like a blood clot and around eight times as likely to suffer high blood pressure.
Chinese drink very little red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than us.
Diving into Crisis: A Modest Technique I suspect that quite a number of writing teachers suffer with this problem at different times and to different degrees.
This is obvious for those with celiac disease, but for the people who suffer subtler forms of intolerance, it could take years to discover sensitivity.
RSPCA inspectors routinely see cases of animals that, without intervention, are likely to suffer but they are not legally allowed to do anything.
Disabled people do not necessarily 'suffer' from their physical or psychological differences; they suffer, as non-disabled people do, from the cultural representations that are placed upon them.
OTTAWA -- As many Canadians suffer from major depression as from other leading chronic health conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or a thyroid problem, says a report recently released from the Canadian Community Health Survey.
As David Swann points out in Gordon Legge's profile in this issue, ordinary Iraqis are suffering dreadfully--and will suffer more if war breaks out.
The stigma that these people suffer, both as pain patients on opioid medications in general and as former patients of accused doctors in particular, tends to foreclose most opportunities for effective continuing care," he said last August in a written statement that announced he would be closing his practice.
Our liability to suffer and our capacity for wisdom are intimately intertwined, and we must take care lest our mandate to minimize the one extinguish the other.
The humanist cannot appeal to karma and say that those who suffer deserve to suffer because they acted wrongly in a past life.