Definitions for suffering

Definitions for (noun) suffering

Main entry: hurt, suffering

Definition: feelings of mental or physical pain

Main entry: hurt, distress, suffering

Definition: psychological suffering

Usage: the death of his wife caused him great distress

Main entry: agony, suffering, excruciation

Definition: a state of acute pain

Main entry: suffering, woe

Definition: misery resulting from affliction

Definitions for (adj) suffering

Main entry: wretched, miserable, suffering

Definition: very unhappy; full of misery

Usage: he felt depressed and miserable; a message of hope for suffering humanity; wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages

Main entry: suffering

Definition: troubled by pain or loss

Usage: suffering refugees

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