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
Last week, the state tried to carry out its death warrant against Doyle Hamm, a 61-year-old inmate suffering from terminal lymphoma.
The true return is in treatments and cures and the alleviation of human suffering and the mitigation of the financial burden of the multitude of diseases that CIRM is targeting.
Teen Mom’s Farrah Abraham is suing MTV’s parent company, Viacom, for $5 million — for inconvenience, emotional and mental suffering, unpaid compensation that she was entitled to based on her Teen Mom contract, and other damages.
This month, the United Nations called for an immediate month-long humanitarian cease-fire to prevent civilian suffering and deaths.
Avdal is Yazidi, a Kurdish religious minority suffering at the hands of the Islamic State, and escaped minutes before ISIS took over his hometown.
This should have been obvious all along — just look at the images, suffused by a vernacular of degradation, pain, and suffering.
His attorney, who is also a professor of law and political science at Columbia, Bernard Harcourt has argued that Hamm has lymphatic cancer and intravenous injection of the lethal drugs will cause significant pain and suffering.
Having spent much of his career covering unrest and suffering in the Arab world, Pellegrin this time turned his attention to a far slower, seemingly less deadly kind of conflict, but one that is doing its own kind of violence on a global scale.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'suffering.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of suffering
Synonym Discussion of suffering
- the hurricane put everyone in great distress
- the suffering of famine victims
- the homeless live with misery every day
- in agony over the death of their child
SUFFERING Defined for English Language Learners
SUFFERING Defined for Kids
Definition of suffering for Students
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up suffering? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).