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suf·fer·ing

 (sŭf′ər-ĭng, sŭf′rĭng)
n.
1. The condition of one who suffers; the bearing of pain or distress.
2. An instance of pain or distress.

suffering

(ˈsʌfərɪŋ; ˈsʌfrɪŋ)
n
1. the pain, misery, or loss experienced by a person who suffers
2. the state or an instance of enduring pain, etc
ˈsufferingly adv

suf•fer•ing

(ˈsʌf ər ɪŋ, ˈsʌf rɪŋ)

n.
1. the state of one that suffers.
2. pain.
[1300–50]
suf′fer•ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suffering - a state of acute painsuffering - a state of acute pain    
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
throe - severe spasm of pain; "the throes of dying"; "the throes of childbirth"
Passion of Christ, Passion - the suffering of Jesus at the Crucifixion
2.suffering - misery resulting from affliction
miserableness, misery, wretchedness - a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune; "the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable"
3.suffering - psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
painfulness, pain - emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"
anguish, torture, torment - extreme mental distress
self-torment, self-torture - self-imposed distress
tsoris - (Yiddish) trouble and suffering
4.suffering - feelings of mental or physical pain
painfulness, pain - emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid; "the pain of loneliness"
agony, torment, torture - intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain; "an agony of doubt"; "the torments of the damned"
throes - violent pangs of suffering; "death throes"
discomfort, soreness, irritation - an uncomfortable feeling of mental painfulness or distress
Adj.1.suffering - troubled by pain or loss; "suffering refugees"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
2.suffering - very unhappysuffering - very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages"
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"

suffering

noun pain, torture, distress, agony, misery, ordeal, discomfort, torment, hardship, anguish, affliction, martyrdom It has caused terrible suffering to animals.

suffering

noun
A state of prolonged anguish and privation:
adjective
Having a painful ailment:
Translations
عَذاب، مُعاناه
страдание
utrpenítrpící
lidelse
kärsimys
òjáning
kančiakentėjimas
trpljenje

suffering

[ˈsʌfərɪŋ]
A. ADJque sufre (Med) → doliente, enfermo
B. Nsufrimiento m, padecimiento m
the sufferings of the soldierslos sufrimientos or padecimientos de los soldados
after months of sufferingdespués de sufrir durante meses, después de meses de sufrimiento

suffering

[ˈsʌfərɪŋ] nsouffrance f, souffrances fpl

suffering

nLeiden nt; (= hardship, deprivation)Leid nt no pl

suffering

[ˈsʌfrɪŋ] n (pain, grief) → sofferenza; (hardship, deprivation) → privazione f

suffer

(ˈsafə) verb
1. to undergo, endure or bear pain, misery etc. He suffered terrible pain from his injuries; The crash killed him instantly – he didn't suffer at all; I'll make you suffer for this insolence.
2. to undergo or experience. The army suffered enormous losses.
3. to be neglected. I like to see you enjoying yourself, but you mustn't let your work suffer.
4. (with from) to have or to have often (a particular illness etc). She suffers from stomach-aches.
ˈsuffering noun
(a feeling of) pain or misery. The shortage of food caused widespread suffering; She keeps complaining about her sufferings.

suffering

n. sufrimiento, padecimiento, aflicción.

suffering

n sufrimiento; to prevent suffering.. evitar or prevenir el sufrimiento
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(34) These characterizations suggest that one cannot suffer remorse without being guilty--without being in the relevant kind of condition--and without (painfully, sufferingly) acknowledging one's guilt, that is, experiencing a certain self-reflective feeling, emotion, or attitude.
De Doctrina explains that this passage, which expounds the Son's office as the primary instrument of Creation and Redemption, demonstrates that the Son, through the Greek "verbal passive 'first-born' [verbale passivum [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]]," acts "passively" or "sufferingly [passive]," that is, as God's purposed channel for grace instrumentally acted upon or through (CE XV.10).
If Glennard did not hate his wife it was slowly, sufferingly, that there was born in him that profounder passion which made his earlier feeling seem a mere commotion of the blood.