suffer in silence

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of suffer in silence

: to suffer or be unhappy without saying anything

Word by Word Definitions

suffer play
  1. : to submit to or be forced to endure

  2. : to feel keenly : labor under

  3. : undergo, experience

silence play
  1. : forbearance from speech or noise : muteness

  2. : absence of sound or noise : stillness

  3. : absence of mention:

  1. : to compel or reduce to silence : still

  2. : suppress

  3. : to cause to cease hostile firing or criticism


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