Associations to the word «Suffering»


SUFFERING, adjective. Experiencing pain.
SUFFERING, noun. The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.
SUFFERING, verb. Present participle of suffer
SUFFERING CATFISH, interjection. (dated) An exclamation of disgusted dismay.
SUFFERING CATS, interjection. Alternative form of suffering catfish
SUFFERING SUCCOTASH, interjection. An exclamation of dismay.

Dictionary definition

SUFFERING, noun. A state of acute pain.
SUFFERING, noun. Misery resulting from affliction.
SUFFERING, noun. Psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress".
SUFFERING, noun. Feelings of mental or physical pain.
SUFFERING, adjective. Troubled by pain or loss; "suffering refugees".
SUFFERING, adjective. Very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley