• WordNet 3.6
    • n sufferer one who suffers for the sake of principle
    • n sufferer a person suffering from an illness
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Nearly half of all Americans suffer from symptoms of burnout
    • Sufferer One who permits or allows.
    • Sufferer One who suffers; one who endures or undergoes suffering; one who sustains inconvenience or loss; as, sufferers by poverty or sickness; men are sufferers by fire or by losses at sea.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Elizabeth the First suffered from anthophobia (a fear of roses).
    • n sufferer One who suffers; a person who endures or undergoes pain, either of body or of mind; one sustaining evil of any kind.
    • n sufferer One who permits or allows.
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  • Proverb
    “He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.”
  • James Joyce
    “You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.”
  • Richard Bach
    “An idea is never given to you without you being given the power to make it reality. You must, nevertheless, suffer for it.”
  • Marcel Proust
    “Often it is just lack of imagination that keeps a man from suffering very much.”
  • Henri Frederic Amiel
    “To marry unequally is to suffer equally.”
  • Robert H. Schuller
    “You never suffer from a money problem, you always suffer from an idea problem.”


In literature:

He looked at that suffering face, then covered his eyes with his hands and groaned.
"Ishmael" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Let him suffer a like fate at our hands in the day of vengeance!
"French and English" by Evelyn Everett-Green
She suffered from this enforced solitude.
"The Lost Lady of Lone" by E.D.E.N. Southworth
If we are to suffer, I would suffer on the high road, in full motion, and not be caught in a crevice like a lurking thief.
"Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia" by William Gilmore Simms
He had suffered and caused others to suffer.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
What I have suffered, what I do suffer, how can I tell you?
"The Poison Tree" by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
This man rebelled against your government, but, also, he suffered for the true faith.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
You don't know what I have suffered since George married and took little Robert away.
"The Portion of Labor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
And when the theories were refuted, the Bible and Christianity suffered.
"Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again" by Joseph Barker
He has suffered, but sometimes I think I have suffered more than he has.
"Prisoners" by Mary Cholmondeley
Let us realize that the City of Kalisz alone has suffered not less than 40,000,000 rubles in loss of property.
"The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915" by Various
Neither have I imagined that it sanctified the crime for which he suffered death.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 7 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Discussions" by Robert G. Ingersoll
They have suffered enough, and for one I am on their side.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Nobody ever suffered wrongfully without instantly having ideas of justice.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 9 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Political" by Robert G. Ingersoll
God give you shame that you may suffer!
"Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
The nutrition of the individual thus suffers as well as that of the immediately diseased organ.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
By the time she arrived, she had spent all her money, and had suffered on the road.
"Recollections of Windsor Prison;" by John Reynolds
As the supreme sufferer, he is also the representative sufferer.
"Expositor's Bible: The Song of Solomon" by Walter Adeney
A great genius has said it concerns the honor of the human species that souls born to suffer should know how to suffer well.
"The Catholic World. Volume II; Numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12." by E. Rameur
Why had God suffered this?
"Missy" by Miriam Coles Harris

In poetry:

Then all of fiercest agony
The human heart can bear,
Was suffered in the brief caress,
The wild, half-uttered prayer.
"The Child's Appeal" by Mary Gardiner Horsford
"Surrounded there by virtuous boys,
You'll suffer torture wus
Than that which constantly annoys
Disgraceful TANTALUS.
"The Two Ogres" by William Schwenck Gilbert
So, for the lowly and the sad,
The sufferer and the poor,
There erst in Sharon's valley grew
A fair, forgotten flower.
"Sent To A Friend With A Wild Flower, Called "The Simpler's Joy"" by Caroline Fry
God would suffer him no such wrong
As that he should see her tears
Lest his heart be sad among
His young joyous peers.
"The Widow" by Katharine Tynan
Who cannot weep "melodious tears,"
For fame or sympathy;
But who, in silence, bear their doom
To suffer and to die; —
"On A Picture Of Harvey Birch" by Anne C Lynch
O pitying Mother! souls of light,
And saints and martyrs old!
Pray for a weak and sinful knight,
A suffering man uphold.
"The Knight of St. John" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Between six and 10 percent of the population suffer from seasonal depression during the winter months -- but there are ways to end it.
Kemp first suffered the hamstring injury May 5 in Chicago.
Brush's Zacc Winn runs on despite suffering from liver ailment .
It's the first cold weather Spare the Air Day of the season and doctors tell us they're seeing more patients suffering from the bad air.
Think of all the injuries that your team has suffered through the years that make you go "what if".
Lady Gaga Suffers Concussion During Auckland Concert.
Sisters auction off middle names for cancer-suffering friend.
Coyotes suffering from severe cases of mange, like this one, may be the real El Chupacabras.
Miley Cyrus Suffers Another Near Nip Slip in Loose-Cut White Blouse .
The audio quality is suprisingly good, even on the free version (if you can suffer the ads).
Ed Bradley, a local 15-time Boilermaker Wheelchair Competitor has died, two weeks after suffering a stroke.
Proof Leslie Township is suffering from cuts to revenue sharing is in its roads.
Rights group calls for arrest footage after Terrace man suffers brain damage .
Robert Wright, seen in the hospital, suffered head trauma and a stroke in RCMP custody and remains neurologically damaged.
Jerry Lawler suffered no brain damage from heart attack.

In science:

If we can obtain a slightly looser bound on the deviations of the Voronoi areas, alternative techniques may be able to show that our algorithm will not suffer a performance loss without rejection sampling.
Geographic Gossip: Efficient Averaging for Sensor Networks
It fol lows from (16) that if X suffers local extinction, then the measure-valued process X hits the point x0 with positive probability if and only if ˆX on Rd − {x0} does not possess the compact support property.
Branching diffusions, superdiffusions and random media
As the interpretative simulation has to decode the instructions during the runtime, it suffers from low performance.
Cycle Accurate Binary Translation for Simulation Acceleration in Rapid Prototyping of SoCs
The reason is that in the heavy-tailed case, bootstrap-t does not achieve good coverage for the one-dimensional pro jections, and then of course the coverage of the final confidence intervals suffers as well.
A Geometric Approach to Confidence Sets for Ratios: Fieller's Theorem, Generalizations, and Bootstrap
The point particle propagates freely at constant velocity v until it suffers specular collisions with the scatterers, each of radius R.
Random walk approach to the d-dimensional disordered Lorentz gas
All of these systems suffer from the same unsolved problem that the gas in their cores has cooling times significantly shorter than their age, suggesting that the gas should already have cooled and formed stars (McNamara & Nulsen 2007).
Constraining the Nature of X-ray Cavities in Clusters and Galaxies
Since ultimately we will aim at comparing stars in different evolutionary status, one important point is to be sure that the analysis methods do not suffer of biases and peculiarities when applied at stars of different evolutionary status.
Testing planet formation theories with Giant stars
The decode-and-forward scheme completely ignores the bene fits of using the sum and the difference and suffers as a result.
The Case for Structured Random Codes in Network Capacity Theorems
Moreover, as shown in (Hella et al. 2001), the expressivity of these languages suffers from similar limitations as standard first-order logics for query answering.
Design and Implementation of Aggregate Functions in the DLV System
The parameters suffer an abrupt transition (in the large N limit) when moving from a matrix mostly symmetric (l> 0) to another one mostly antisymmetric (l< 0).
On the number of $k$-cycles in the assignment problem for random matrices
Although this pro jection approach is simple and intuitive, it may suffer from the loss of information problem.
Overlapping Community Detection in Bipartite Networks
The Rsymmetry group is HR = SO(3) and hence these do not suffer from the R-symmetry problems discussed.
Extended Symmetries in Supergravity: the Semi-simple Case
Though these techniques suffer from various ambiguities and complications like dust extinction , careful studies have enabled a precise determination of the star formation rate .
Effect of Collective Flavor Oscillations on the Diffuse Supernova Neutrino Background
At a given number of data points covering a certain time span, short periods generally have a large T /P and better “phase-filling”, and therefore have a larger detection probability than longer periods which suffer from holes in the phase coverage and a lower S/N per frequency unit.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status
We will also consider that, whatever the detection bias is, Bartzakos et al. (2001), Foellmi et al. (2003b), and this study suffer from it in roughly the same way, given that we have carried out more or less the same kind of observations.
A Spectroscopic Survey of WNL Stars in the LMC: General Properties and Binary Status