Synonyms for suffering

Grammar : Noun
Spell : suhf-er-ing, suhf-ring
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsʌf ər ɪŋ, ˈsʌf rɪŋ

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Définition of suffering

Origin :
  • "patient enduring of hardship," mid-14c.; "undergoing of punishment, affliction, etc.," late 14c., verbal noun from suffer (v.).
  • noun pain, agony
Example sentences :
  • I'm always amused when I read about the suffering in the tenements.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • But in the end this period of suffering proved a real blessing.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Their suffering was great but they never lost courage and help was near.
  • Extract from : « Ancient Man » by Hendrik Willem van Loon
  • Of course he's suffering, my dear—but look at the smile on him!
  • Extract from : « A Night Out » by Edward Peple
  • Well, even if we were, we've no right to get our happiness out of her suffering.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • He, too, was found to be suffering from incipient tuberculosis.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • So, she went through the inferno of days and nights in a dreariness of suffering that was deadly.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • In these moments, the strength of him, nourished by suffering, was putting forth its flower.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • She had learned the law of compensation: that for every joy one pays in suffering.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • They are a pack of ignorant blockheads; you are suffering from the lungs.
  • Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire

Antonyms for suffering

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