Suffer

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Definition

to suffer (from an illness): to experience discomfort or pain (caused by a disease)
verb
I suffer from diabetes.

Pronunciation examples
UK: People are suffering all over the world and all you talk about is your own stomach.
US: I often suffer from indigestion.

Examples

  • "On the bright side, Icarus and I both escaped serious injury, although Icarus did break his clavicle in several places, and I did suffer a fractured pelvis."
  • "I made two mistakes that day: not putting on my seatbelt (and suffering horrific nasal injuries as a result) and not renewing my auto insurance."
  • "The cage doesn't suffer."
  • "I've never really suffered from stress."
  • "I would encourage you, and anyone else who suffers from sleep debt, to organize your schedule outside of work accordingly."
  • "Since our departure from San Francisco, we have traveled through four time zones, suffered one flat tire, lost six passengers and gained eight other passengers."
  • "The US property market is currently suffering a credit crisis, making it attractive for Britons who cannot cope with the sky-high house prices at home."
  • "Nobody in here is suffering from depression."
  • "There are many beautiful flowers there in bloom this time of year, so those who suffer from hay fever should bring some antihistamines or a protective mask."
  • "It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a high-stress job, must be suffering negative health consequences."

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