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    suffering

    suffering - Dictionary definition and meaning for word suffering

    Definition
    (noun) a state of acute pain
    Synonyms : agony , excruciation
    Definition
    (noun) misery resulting from affliction
    Synonyms : woe
    Definition
    (noun) psychological suffering
    Synonyms : distress , hurt
    Example Sentence
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress
    Definition
    (noun) feelings of mental or physical pain
    Synonyms : hurt
    Definition
    (adj) troubled by pain or loss
    Example Sentence
    • suffering refugees
    Definition
    (adj) very unhappy; full of misery
    Synonyms : miserable , wretched
    Example Sentence
    • he felt depressed and miserable
    • a message of hope for suffering humanity
    • wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages
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