Examples of suffering in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of suffering from the Web
In the context of so much suffering, now is the time to seek unity and solidarity.
Retired psychologist John Minor took the lethal drugs in Sept. 15 to end his suffering from terminal lung disease.
As a result, Akihito’s nearly 30-year reign has been characterized by making amends for past suffering inflicted by Japan.
A 19-year-old suffering from borderline personality disorder has been reported missing by the Mobile Police Department.
Marks sought damages for pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of enjoyment of life, among other things.
Legally blind and suffering from other disabilities, the 20-year-old typically started his day playing basketball at Euclid Park in Longwood Manor, down the block from an elementary school.
The legislation wouldn’t make up for centuries of suffering, its proponents admit.
This suit was settled out of court for an undisclosed amount of human suffering and soul-shredding.
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First Known Use of suffering
Synonym Discussion of suffering
SUFFERING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of suffering for English Language Learners
: pain that is caused by injury, illness, loss, etc. : physical, mental, or emotional pain
sufferings : feelings of pain
SUFFERING Defined for Kids
Definition of suffering for Students
: pain experienced during an injury or loss
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