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Definition of Suffering

Suffering

  1. of Suffer
  2. The bearing of pain, inconvenience, or loss; pain endured; distress, loss, or injury incurred; as, sufferings by pain or sorrow; sufferings by want or by wrongs.
  3. Being in pain or grief; having loss, injury, distress, etc.

Suffering Quotations

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

Truth is everybody is going to hurt you: you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.
Bob Marley

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He's sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.
Charles Stanley

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Khalil Gibran
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Suffering Translations

suffering in French is souffrance, souffrissant
suffering in German is leidend, erduldend, Leiden
suffering in Italian is soffrire
suffering in Latin is dolor, patientia
suffering in Spanish is dolencia
suffering in Swedish is lidande