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suffering

suf·fer·ing

suffering

 
 
pronunciation:
suh f rIng [or] suh frIng
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or state of one that suffers.
The massive earthquake brought much suffering to the island country.
synonyms:
anguish, distress, sorrow, torment, woe
similar words:
affliction, agony, hardship, misery