She evidenced particular tenderness in describing a woman cradling a fellow inmate who had just suffered a grand mal seizure.
For better or worse, I chose men over meat, and suffered, for 15 years, whenever I smelled bacon or barbecue.
There is no indication that Citigroup suffered massive losses in 2007 and 2008, and then a major post-rescue recovery in 2009.
While Marx dreamed of revolution to empower the masses, his own wife and daughters slaved and suffered to keep the family afloat.
Yale has suffered a long series of embarrassing high-profile cases of sexual harassment and assault.
I have suffered many things in this world that I may have joys in the world to come.
Those of you who were with me at Makon know what we suffered from it up there.
I sincerely trust the young man has not suffered a lifetime for the act.
There had been a hard winter, and after it the poor woman had suffered from fever and ague.
The people who have suffered, or the people who have thought?
early 13c., "to be made to undergo, endure" (pain, death, punishment, judgment, grief), from Anglo-French suffrir, Old French sufrir, from Vulgar Latin *sufferire, variant of Latin sufferre "to bear, undergo, endure, carry or put under," from sub "up, under" (see sub-) + ferre "to carry" (see infer).
Replaced Old English þolian, þrowian. Meaning "to meekly submit to hardship" is from late 13c. That of "to undergo" (distress, suffering, etc.) is mid-14c. Meaning "to tolerate, allow" something to occur or continue is recorded from mid-13c. Related: Suffered; suffering.