suffering

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state of great suffering and distress due to adversity affliction
condition of suffering or distress due to ill health affliction
cause of great suffering and distress affliction
intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain agony , torment , torture
therapist who makes suffering more endurable alleviator
person suffering from amnesia amnesiac , amnesic
person suffering from anorexia nervosa anorectic , anorexic
person suffering from asthma asthmatic
someone suffering from enuresis; someone who urinates while asleep in bed bedwetter , bed wetter , wetter
cause of difficulty and suffering blaze , hell
teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering caused by desire, that suffering ceases when desire ceases, and that enlightenment obtained through right conduct and wisdom and meditation releases one from desire and suffering and rebirth Buddhism
person suffering from bulimia bulimic
any experience that causes intense suffering calvary , martyrdom
suffering, great calvary , private hell , purgatory , tribulation
person suffering from catalepsy cataleptic
person suffering from claustrophobia claustrophobe
deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering compassion , compassionateness
humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it compassion , pity
any affliction that causes great suffering cross , crown of thorns
infliction of extremely painful punishment or suffering crucifixion , excruciation
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