suffer in silence

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Definition of suffer in silence

: to suffer or be unhappy without saying anything

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“Suffer in silence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suffer%20in%20silence. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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