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See definition of suffers on Dictionary.com
  • verbbe in pain
  • verbendure, permit

synonyms for suffers

  • deteriorate
  • endure
  • experience
  • get
  • go through
  • hurt
  • undergo
  • ache
  • agonize
  • ail
  • brave
  • droop
  • flag
  • grieve
  • languish
  • pain
  • sicken
  • smart
  • writhe
  • be affected
  • be at disadvantage
  • be convulsed
  • be handicapped
  • be impaired
  • be racked
  • be wounded
  • complain of
  • fall off
  • feel wretched
  • have a bad time
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antonyms for suffers

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  • calm
  • please
  • soothe
  • surrender
  • yield
  • assuage
  • help
  • rise
  • strengthen
  • aid
  • alleviate
  • assist
  • comfort
  • disallow
  • fight
  • refuse
  • reject
  • relieve
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How to use suffers in a sentence

This realism descends to the merest details, and the poetic quality of the work suffers considerably in many passages.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The Prince leaves the boat to help them find the place, and the little maid suffers intensely the pangs of jealousy.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
It suffers from impaired vitality, and uncertain aim; two deadly sicknesses.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
An animal, a mite, which suffers, furnishes invincible arguments against Divine Providence and its infinite benefactions.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
And don't you be so hard with me that have loved you, and who suffers for the lad that often and often lay upon my breast.
MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
The invader who reduces a nation to anarchy, and then suffers from the disorder he creates, always calls his opponents brigands.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Spain has suffered deeply and sorely in her pride; but she has never worn her heart on her sleeve—she suffers in silence.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
The woman suffers for a long time when the tubes are attacked by the disease, and she becomes sterile ordinarily.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
No capital city in Europe suffers so much as Lisbon from the want of good police regulations.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
A person convicted of bearing false testimony suffers a mutilation of his extremities.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
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