HyperDic: suffering

English > 6 senses of the word suffering:
NOUNstatesuffering, agony, excruciationa state of acute pain
statesuffering, woemisery resulting from affliction
feelingsuffering, distress, hurtpsychological suffering
feelingsuffering, hurtfeelings of mental or physical pain
ADJECTIVEallsufferingtroubled by pain or loss
allsuffering, miserable, wretchedvery unhappy
suffering > pronunciation
Soundssah'ferihng; sah'frihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > suffering: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningTroubled by pain or loss.
Example"suffering refugees"
BroadertroubledCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
Spanishsufrido
English > suffering: 6 senses > adjective 2
MeaningVery unhappy; full of misery.
Example "a message of hope for suffering humanity"
Synonymsmiserable, wretched
BroaderunhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Spanishdesdichado, desgraciado, miserable, mísero
Catalandesgraciat, míser, miserable
English > suffering: 6 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of acute pain.
Synonymsagony, excruciation
NarrowerPassion, Passion of ChristThe suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
throesevere spasm of pain
Broaderpain, hurtingA symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
Spanishagonía, sufrimiento
Catalanagonia, sofriment
Verbssufferfeel pain or be in pain
sufferfeel physical pain
English > suffering: 6 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningmisery resulting from affliction.
Synonymwoe
Broadermisery, wretchedness, miserablenessA state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
Spanishpadecimiento, sufrimiento
Catalansofriment
Verbssufferexperience (emotional) pain
English > suffering: 6 senses > noun 3, feeling
Meaningpsychological suffering.
Synonymsdistress, hurt
Narroweranguish, torment, tortureextreme / extreme mental distress
self-torture, self-tormentself-imposed distress / distress
tsoris(Yiddish) trouble and suffering
woundA figurative injury (to your feelings or pride)
Broaderpain, painfulnessemotional distress
Spanishsufrimiento
Catalansofriment
Verbssufferexperience (emotional) pain
English > suffering: 6 senses > noun 4, feeling
MeaningFeelings of mental or physical pain.
Synonymhurt
Narroweragony, torment, tortureIntense feelings of suffering
discomfort, soreness, irritationAn uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
throesViolent pangs of suffering
Broaderpain, painfulnessemotional distress
Spanishagonía, mal, martirio, sufrimiento, suplicio, tormento, tortura
Catalanmal, martiri, sofriment, suplici, tortura, turment
Verbssufferfeel pain or be in pain
sufferfeel physical pain

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