: pain that is caused by injury, illness, loss, etc. : physical, mental, or emotional pain
sufferings : feelings of pain
: the state or experience of one that suffers
Examples of SUFFERING
- ways to alleviate human suffering
- They hope these new drugs will help to bring an end to the suffering of arthritis patients.
- His lawsuit seeks damages for pain and suffering.
- the sufferings of the dying
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