English dictionary



Hint: In most browsers you can lookup any word by double click it.

English adjective: suffering

1. suffering troubled by pain or loss


SamplesSuffering refugees.


Similartroubled


Antonymsuntroubled

2. suffering very unhappy; full of misery


SamplesHe felt depressed and miserable.
A message of hope for suffering humanity.
Wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages.


Synonymsmiserable, wretched


Similarunhappy


Antonymshappy


English noun: suffering

1. suffering (state) a state of acute pain


Synonymsagony, excruciation


Broader (hypernym)hurting, pain


Narrower (hyponym)Passion, Passion of Christ, throe

2. suffering (state) misery resulting from affliction


Synonymswoe


Broader (hypernym)miserableness, misery, wretchedness

3. suffering (feeling) psychological suffering


SamplesThe death of his wife caused him great distress.


Synonymsdistress, hurt


Broader (hypernym)pain, painfulness


Narrower (hyponym)anguish, self-torment, self-torture, torment, torture, tsoris, wound

4. suffering (feeling) feelings of mental or physical pain


Synonymshurt


Broader (hypernym)pain, painfulness


Narrower (hyponym)agony, discomfort, irritation, soreness, throes, torment, torture









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk