- Word Explorer, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||suffered, suffering, suffers
||to feel pain or have a bad experience.
She suffers from headaches.He suffered from his mistakes.
- similar words:
- ache, trouble
||sufferable (adj.), sufferably (adv.), sufferer (n.)
The word suffer
contains the following part:
that means under, below
More about this word part:
The prefix suf-
occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of sub-
used before roots beginning with "f," such as "fus" and "fix." See sub-