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Definitions of suffer:
  • verb:   undergo or be subjected to
    Example: "He suffered the penalty"
  • verb:   undergo or suffer
    Example: "Suffer a terrible fate"
  • verb:   be given to
    Example: "She suffers from a tendency to talk too much"
  • verb:   feel pain or be in pain
  • verb:   undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)
    Example: "She suffered a fracture in the accident"
  • verb:   feel unwell or uncomfortable
    Example: "She is suffering from the hot weather"
  • verb:   endure (emotional pain)
    Example: "Every time her husband gets drunk, she suffers"
  • verb:   get worse
    Example: "His grades suffered"
  • verb:   be set at a disadvantage
    Example: "This author really suffers in translation"
  • verb:   put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  • verb:   feel physical pain

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