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    suffer - Dictionary definition and meaning for word suffer

    Definition
    (verb) undergo or be subjected to
    Synonyms : endure
    Example Sentence
    • He suffered the penalty
    • Many saints suffered martyrdom
    Definition
    (verb) undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    Synonyms : get , have , sustain
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) experience (emotional) pain
    Example Sentence
    • Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers
    Definition
    (verb) put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) get worse
    Example Sentence
    • His grades suffered
    Definition
    (verb) feel pain or be in pain
    Synonyms : hurt
    Definition
    (verb) feel physical pain
    Synonyms : ache , hurt
    Example Sentence
    • Were you hurting after the accident?
    Definition
    (verb) feel unwell or uncomfortable
    Example Sentence
    • She is suffering from the hot weather
    Definition
    (verb) be given to
    Example Sentence
    • She suffers from a tendency to talk too much
    Definition
    (verb) undergo or suffer
    Synonyms : meet
    Example Sentence
    • meet a violent death
    • suffer a terrible fate
    Definition
    (verb) be set at a disadvantage
    Synonyms : lose
    Example Sentence
    • This author really suffers in translation
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