Definitions of suffering

  1. The bearing of pain, inconvenience, or loss; pain endured; distress, loss, or injury incurred; as, sufferings by pain or sorrow; sufferings by want or by wrongs. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. Being in pain or grief; having loss, injury, distress, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. The bearing of physical or mental pain; the pain borne; loss or injury endured. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Distress, loss, or injury. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Anything suffered; pain; loss; injury. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Misery; distress. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. The bearing of pain, inconvenience or loss; pain endured; distress, loss or injury incurred. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Undergoing pain or loss; permitting. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for suffering

  1. Now it was the idea that only Jeanne really loved him, that only Jeanne suffered through his suffering – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  2. For all that, I can guard against Helen suffering actual hardship. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss