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 suffering suffering

noun

  • ( ) a state of acute pain  ( agony, excruciation, suffering )
    a state of acute pain
  • ( ) misery resulting from affliction  ( suffering, woe )
    misery resulting from affliction
  • ( ) psychological suffering  ( distress, hurt, suffering )
    psychological suffering
     the death of his wife caused him great distress
    the death of his wife caused him great distress
  • ( ) feelings of mental or physical pain  ( hurt, suffering )
    feelings of mental or physical pain
  • adj

  • ( ) very unhappy; full of misery  ( miserable, suffering, wretched )
    very unhappy; full of misery
     he felt depressed and miserable
    he felt depressed and miserable
     a message of hope for suffering humanity
    a message of hope for suffering humanity
     wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages
    wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages
  • ( ) troubled by pain or loss  ( suffering )
    troubled by pain or loss
     suffering refugees
    suffering refugees


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