sufferance

Definitions

  • "THIS I WOULD SELL TO THE SUFFERING POOR"
    "THIS I WOULD SELL TO THE SUFFERING POOR"
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sufferance a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations "all people should practice toleration and live together in peace"
    • n sufferance patient endurance especially of pain or distress
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Elizabeth the First suffered from anthophobia (a fear of roses).
    • Sufferance A permission granted by the customs authorities for the shipment of goods.
    • Sufferance Loss; damage; injury. "A grievous . . . sufferance on most part of their fleet."
    • Sufferance Negative consent by not forbidding or hindering; toleration; permission; allowance; leave. "In their beginning they are weak and wan,
      But soon, through sufferance , grow to fearful end."
      "Somewhiles by sufferance , and somewhiles by special leave and favor, they erected to themselves oratories."
    • Sufferance Pain endured; misery; suffering; distress. "The seeming sufferances that you had borne."
    • Sufferance Submission under difficult or oppressive circumstances; patience; moderation. "But hasty heat tempering with sufferance wise."
    • Sufferance The state of suffering; the bearing of pain; endurance. "He must not only die the death,
      But thy unkindness shall his death draw out
      To lingering sufferance ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: If you suffer from iatrophobia, you're afraid of doctors.
    • n sufferance The state of suffering; the bearing of pain or other evil; endurance; suffering; misery.
    • n sufferance Damage; loss; injury.
    • n sufferance Submission under difficult or oppressive circumstances; patient endurance; patience.
    • n sufferance Consent by not forbidding or hindering; toleration; allowance; permission; leave.
    • n sufferance In customs, a permission granted for the shipment of certain goods.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Madonna suffers from garophobia (the fear of thunder).
    • ns Sufferance state of suffering: endurance: permission: toleration
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Quotations

  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    “Those who aim at great deeds must also suffer greatly.”
  • Princess of Wales Diana
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    “Anywhere I see suffering, that is where I want to be, doing what I can.”
  • Saying
    Saying
    “He suffered from paralysis by analysis.”
  • Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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    “Of what worth are convictions that bring not suffering?”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “When it becomes more difficult to suffer than change -- then you will change.”
  • Plato
    Plato
    “He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. suffrance, OF. sufrance, soufrance, F. souffrance, L. sufferentia, from sufferens, -entis, p. pr. of sufferre,. See Suffer
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. sufferresub, under, ferre, to bear.

Usage

In literature:

He must have suffered as much as I suffer, even more so, perhaps.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
Presently the girl spoke, laying all the blame upon him for the fright and suffering.
"Joyce of the North Woods" by Harriet T. Comstock
If you insist on making me suffer, I shall do as much for you.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
She was still ill, and suffered as she had never suffered.
"Napoleon and the Queen of Prussia" by L. Mühlbach,
This war brought great loss and suffering upon the province, and came near ruining it.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
My poor dear husband used to suffer from it shockingly.
"The Eternal City" by Hall Caine
Had the weather been rough there would have been a good deal of suffering.
"The Great War As I Saw It" by Frederick George Scott
The most silent suffering is the most vocal suffering at the same time.
"Serbia in Light and Darkness" by Nikolaj Velimirovic
We did not wonder that the poor women looked pale and suffering, and trudged along with a limping gait.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
The sufferer who wears a truss like these can scarcely have a moment's comfort.
"Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured" by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
The dining rooms and the rest and recreation rooms all were used as eating halls in helping the sufferers.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
She was so accustomed to my roaming in the woods, she had suffered no alarm.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
No man helps his fellows in suffering but at the cost of his own suffering.
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
I had suffered all that I could.
"The Cryptogram" by James De Mille
Before taking it, I suffered with my head and pains in my back and when I had my changes I suffered agony, could hardly stand on my feet.
"Treatise on the Diseases of Women" by Lydia E. Pinkham
You might suffer badly in such a union, but it was dangerous and disgraceful to break it.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
What connection did Job's friends think exists between suffering and sin?
"The Bible Story" by Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Stambuli again appeared and announced to us that our sufferings were nearly over.
"Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892" by F. R. Wingate
The Huguenots suffered so much persecution in the Old World that they sought a home in the New.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Much have I suffered; much am I yet to suffer.
"The Mystery of the Lost Dauphin" by Emilia Pardo Bazán
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In poetry:

Thou art my portion, O my God;
Soon as I know thy way,
My heart makes haste t' obey thy word,
And suffers no delay.
"Psalm 119 part 3" by Isaac Watts
Ramech.
To see thee suffer in the bloom of life,
Thou whom I watched and cheered to
See thee perish thus—O God—.
"Ajax' Death (A DRAMA)" by Frank Barbour Coffin
God help her soul! She cannot see,
For very trouble, anything
Beyond this wild Gethsemane
Of swift, black suffering;
"In Memoriam~ -- Alice Fane Gunn Stenhouse" by Henry Kendall
I hate no man, and yet they say
That I must fight and kill;
That I must suffer day by day
To please a master's will.
"The Conscript" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Both Man and Time have power
O'er suffering, dying men;
But Death arrives, and in that hour
The soul is freed again.
"Death! where is thy Sting?" by John Bowring
You are here; and I could weep,
Weep for joy and suffering.
"Where is he?" He'd have me sing;--
There he sits asleep.
"A Guinevere" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Ajax forward Ryan Babel suffered a dislocated shoulder Sunday and will sidelined "several weeks," the Dutch club announced Tuesday.
Manager suffers loss of clout as GM fires close friend/hitting coach Hatcher.
Ike many people in their 20's, Sakumi Wakabayashi suffers from an identity crisis.
King suffers from heart arrhythmia during practice.
Sisters Lynda and Katy Grimmer are selling off the rights to their middle names to help out a friend suffering from cancer.
Two drivers suffered "major injuries" when their vehicles collided on Route 220 in Pine Creek Township about 6:30 am Thursday, state police said.
Knights would likely have to pay $5 million to spurn conference that suffered another defection.
If you are bound by a life-controlling sin, don't suffer in silence.
He suffered a massive heart attack this morning at the age of 82.
To those who find solidarity in suffering: Behold our fitness communities.
Minnesota Vikings tight end and NFC West alum John Carlson suffered a concussion when the Arizona Cardinals' Rashad Johnson struck him during a punt return in Week 7.
Save for a few titles, the genre suffers as young people flee the multiplex.
Veteran Andrew Sabin, 26, of Racine, who suffers from PTSD, has difficulty with loud, booming fireworks.
The Northridge Restaurant in Nevada City will donate 10 percent of sales to "CJ," a local border collie suffering from heartworm from 5 to 9 pm Oct 15.
Jockey Calvin Borel suffered a broken jaw when he was thrown from his mount during the running of Saturday's $1 million Delta Jackpot at Delta Downs in Louisiana.
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In science:

The Riess et al. (1999a) and Jha et al. (2005) samples were primarily discovered using a galaxy catalog search, so they may suffer from little or no Malmquist bias (Li et al. 2001).
Measurement of \Omega_m, \Omega_{\Lambda} from a blind analysis of Type Ia supernovae with CMAGIC: Using color information to verify the acceleration of the Universe
Since they constitute the low-redshift end of their respective surveys, there may be a suspicion that they suffer from unusually high extinction.
Measurement of \Omega_m, \Omega_{\Lambda} from a blind analysis of Type Ia supernovae with CMAGIC: Using color information to verify the acceleration of the Universe
The neon enhancement may indicate that the star has suffered a Very late Thermal Pulse (VLTP), similar to for example Sakurai’s Object (Hajduk et al. 2005).
The Planetary Nebula population of the Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy
After our discovery, Di Harmer kindly conducted a similar test with it, and found that it suffers from the same problem.
The Effective Temperatures and Physical Properties of Magellanic Cloud Red Supergiants: The Effects of Metallicity
The criticism is easily leveled that of course the Galactic OB associations suffer from variable reddenings, and that such evidence is therefore somewhat dependent upon the sample selection.
The Effective Temperatures and Physical Properties of Magellanic Cloud Red Supergiants: The Effects of Metallicity
RG to the growth problems suffers from the lack of an (obvious) small parameter (analogous to ε = 4 − d for the Landau–Ginzburg model and corresponding dynamical models), the problem also encountered for the stochastic Burgers and Kardar–Parisi–Zhang models [23, 27].
Effects of mixing and stirring on the critical behavior
On the other hand, the answer via Fell’s Theorem suffers from the fact that the theorem does not give an explicit construction of the approximating states (it is based on the Hahn-Banach Theorem).
Polymer state approximations of Schroedinger wave functions
This pulsar, which has suffered a Vela-like glitch, is possibly associated with the radio supernova remnant G309.8−2.6.
The Parkes multibeam pulsar survey: VI. Discovery and timing of 142 pulsars and a Galactic population analysis
Most thin black rings, if not all of them, also likely suffer from Gregory-Laflamme instabilities.
Dynamics and Stability of Black Rings
Our results point to the conclusion that most neutral black rings suffer from classical dynamical instabilities, but there may still exist a small range of parameters where thin black rings are stable.
Dynamics and Stability of Black Rings
Most thin black rings also suffer from GL instabilities. • The minimally spinning ring is unstable.
Dynamics and Stability of Black Rings
Westerlund 1 does appear to suffer from an anomalous visual extinction law, as discussed by Clark et al. (2005), so AV does not directly follow, without a determination of RV = AV /E (B − V ).
A census of the Wolf-Rayet content in Westerlund 1 from near-infrared imaging and spectroscopy
However, when the longitudinal interface size λ is increased the interface suffers a supercritical transversal spatial instability and it gives rise to transversal periodic structures.
Transversal interface dynamics of a front connecting a stripe pattern to a uniform state
The reliance on heat-kernel bounds also suffers from another problem: (1.9) may actually fail once the conductance law has sufficiently heavy tails at zero.
Functional CLT for random walk among bounded random conductances
Noteworthly, a trace of this situation if found here even though the dynamics of the W-L algorithm doesn’t suffer from metastabilities.
Wang-Landau study of the critical behaviour of the bimodal 3D-Random Field Ising Model
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