a lot, badly, enormously, greatly, grievously, horribly, immensely, mightily, severely, terribly, tremendously

This area suffered very badly in the storms.


Thousands of children in the world today suffer needlessly.


Poor families suffer disproportionately from asthma.

economically, financially
emotionally, mentally, physically

I'm sorry that you have to suffer alone like this.

be likely to, tend to

Premature babies are more likely to suffer from breathing difficulties in childhood.

continue to
deserve to

No child deserves to suffer for a parent's mistakes.


I played tennis yesterday and I know I shall suffer for it today.


She suffers from asthma.


people suffering under repressive regimes


He suffers terribly with migraines.

suffer in silence

They were just expected to suffer in silence.

Suffer is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑country, ↑credibility, ↑economy, ↑morale, ↑patient, ↑quality, ↑reputation, ↑schooling, ↑victim
Suffer is used with these nouns as the object: ↑abuse, ↑accident, ↑agony, ↑ailment, ↑anguish, ↑arthritis, ↑assault, ↑attack, ↑beating, ↑bereavement, ↑blow, ↑bombardment, ↑bout, ↑breakdown, ↑bruise, ↑burn, ↑casualty, ↑complication, ↑concussion, ↑consequence, ↑convulsion, ↑cost, ↑cramp, ↑crisis, ↑cruelty, ↑cut, ↑damage, ↑death, ↑decline, ↑decrease, ↑defeat, ↑delay, ↑delusion, ↑depression, ↑deprivation, ↑dip, ↑disability, ↑disadvantage, ↑disappointment, ↑disaster, ↑discomfort, ↑discrimination, ↑disruption, ↑distress, ↑disturbance, ↑downturn, ↑drop, ↑effect, ↑electric shock, ↑embarrassment, ↑erosion, ↑execution, ↑exposure, ↑failure, ↑fall, ↑famine, ↑fate, ↑feeling, ↑fit, ↑fool, ↑fracture, ↑graze, ↑guilt, ↑haemorrhage, ↑hallucination, ↑handicap, ↑harassment, ↑hardship, ↑harm, ↑heart attack, ↑hit, ↑horror, ↑humiliation, ↑ill-treatment, ↑illness, ↑imprisonment, ↑inconvenience, ↑infection, ↑injury, ↑injustice, ↑insult, ↑intimidation, ↑isolation, ↑lapse, ↑loneliness, ↑loss, ↑malnutrition, ↑miscarriage, ↑misery, ↑misfortune, ↑mishap, ↑mutation, ↑neglect, ↑neurosis, ↑nightmare, ↑oppression, ↑ordeal, ↑pain, ↑pang, ↑penalty, ↑persecution, ↑plague, ↑prejudice, ↑problem, ↑puncture, ↑punishment, ↑reaction, ↑rebuff, ↑recession, ↑recurrence, ↑reduction, ↑relapse, ↑remorse, ↑repercussion, ↑repression, ↑reprisal, ↑retaliation, ↑reversal, ↑reverse, ↑setback, ↑shock, ↑shortage, ↑sickness, ↑side effect, ↑spasm, ↑stigma, ↑strain, ↑stress, ↑stroke, ↑swing, ↑symptom, ↑taunt, ↑thrashing, ↑torment, ↑torture, ↑tragedy, ↑trauma, ↑treatment, ↑twinge, ↑violence, ↑withdrawal, ↑wound, ↑wrath, ↑wrong

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  • Suffer — Suf fer, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Suffered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Suffering}.] [OE. suffren, soffren, OF. sufrir, sofrir, F. souffrir, (assumed) LL. sofferire, for L. sufferre; sub under + ferre to bear, akin to E. bear. See {Bear} to support.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suffer — Studioalbum von Bad Religion Veröffentlichung 1988 Label Epitaph Records Format …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • suffer — I (permit) verb abide, accede, accept, acquiesce, allow, assent, authorize, be reconciled, be resigned, bear with, brook, comply, concede, consent, empower, give consent, give leave, give permission, grant, grant permission, indulge, let, license …   Law dictionary

  • Suffer — Suf fer, v. i. 1. To feel or undergo pain of body or mind; to bear what is inconvenient; as, we suffer from pain, sickness, or sorrow; we suffer with anxiety. [1913 Webster] O well for him whose will is strong! He suffers, but he will not suffer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suffer — Álbum de estudio de Bad Religion Publicación 1 de noviembre de 1988 Grabación abril de 1988, en Westbeach Recorders, Hollywood, California Género(s) Punk rock …   Wikipedia Español

  • suffer — [suf′ər] vt. [ME suffren < Anglo Fr suffrir < OFr sofrir < VL * sufferire, for L sufferre, to undergo, endure < sub ,SUB + ferre, to BEAR1] 1. to undergo (something painful or unpleasant, as injury, grief, a loss, etc.); be afflicted… …   English World dictionary

  • Suffer — est le 3e album de Bad Religion, sorti en 1988 chez Epitaph. Liste des morceaux « You Are (The Government) » « 1000 More Fools » « How Much Is Enough? » « When? » « Give You Nothing » « Land… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • suffer — [v1] be in pain ache, agonize, ail, be affected, be at disadvantage, be convulsed, be handicapped, be impaired, be racked, be wounded, brave, complain of, deteriorate, droop, endure, experience, fall off, feel wretched, flag, get, go through,… …   New thesaurus

  • suffer — ► VERB 1) experience or be subjected to (something bad or unpleasant). 2) (suffer from) be affected by or subject to (an illness or ailment). 3) become or appear worse in quality. 4) archaic tolerate. 5) archaic allow (someone) to do something.… …   English terms dictionary

  • suffer — early 13c., to be made to undergo, endure (pain, death, punishment, judgment, grief), from Anglo Fr. suffrir, from O.Fr. sufrir, from V.L. *sufferire, variant of L. sufferre to bear, undergo, endure, carry or put under, from sub up, under (see… …   Etymology dictionary

  • suffer — 1 *bear, endure, abide, tolerate, stand, brook Analogous words: accept, *receive, admit: *yield, submit, bow 2 *experience, undergo, sustain Analogous words: submit, succumb, defer, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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