suffer in silence

idiom

: to suffer or be unhappy without saying anything

Examples of suffer in silence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No mom and baby should be separated in the postpartum period and a lot of moms suffer in silence because of that fear. Angela Andaloro, Peoplemag, 25 June 2024 There’s no need to keep your phobia a secret and suffer in silence, Sawhne stresses. Angela Haupt, TIME, 22 May 2024 Others suffer in silence without engaging in the climate conversation at all. Reader Commentary, Baltimore Sun, 12 Apr. 2024 This reluctance is compounded by healthcare providers' often dismissive attitudes towards women’s reports of heavy menstrual bleeding, leaving many women to suffer in silence and without adequate care. Brittany Barreto, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 While some executives suffer in silence out of fear of losing their powerful positions and damaging their reputations, others seek help from conventional routes, such as rehab and support groups. Maya Richard-Craven, Fortune Well, 25 Oct. 2023 Others suffer in silence and focus on daily survival. Kareem Chehayeb, The Christian Science Monitor, 29 Aug. 2023 So why suffer in silence when there's an effective solution at your fingertips? Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 13 Aug. 2023 The generations of men and women before us had to suffer in silence. Jessica Guynn, USA TODAY, 6 July 2023

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“Suffer in silence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suffer%20in%20silence. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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