Depression is often a laborious uphill struggle for the sufferer and their loved ones.
The sufferer determines that death is the only way to cease the pain.
But many migraines come on completely mysteriously, no matter how careful a sufferer has been to avoid triggers.
He gave the host money to take care of the sufferer until he recovered.
A disorder which renders the sufferer unable to curb his tongue when you wish to talk.
The sufferer drank two or three swallows of the fiery liquid from the bottle after he had dismounted.
Fortunately for the sufferer, there was no lack of medical aid.
The big life-saver who had carried the sufferer in was already at work in an attempt at resuscitation.
Mr Haredale is a sufferer from the penal laws, and I can't expect his favour.'
He was now nearly sixty, wearied by adversity, and a sufferer from gout and obesity.
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.