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 Meanings and Examples of SUFFERING
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
suffering
 a.  very unhappy; full of misery
 n.  misery resulting from affliction
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  The thought of the animal's suffering was intolerable to him and he struggled to raise himself, and could not because a rock, or some huge mass, seemed to be lying on him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IX
2  The civilian population had either to do without or buy at the speculators' prices, and the poor and those in moderate circumstances were suffering increasing hardships.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIII
3  Already Atlanta was full of refugees from east Tennessee, and the town had heard firsthand stories from them of what suffering they had gone through.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
4  The people of the town were suffering hardship, privation, sickness and death as severely as the rest of the Confederacy; but Atlanta, the city, had gained rather than lost as a result of the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVI
5  Thoughts of Melanie's prolonged suffering spurred Scarlett to action.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  Gerald could have told her she was suffering the normal aftermath of her first experience with hard drinking but Gerald noticed nothing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
7  The better class of them, scorning freedom, were suffering as severely as their white masters.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  And she would be so kind to those who were suffering misfortune, take baskets to the poor and soup and jelly to the sick and "air" those less fortunate in her fine carriage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
9  But inwardly they felt that running an Indian gantlet would be infinitely preferable to suffering the ordeal of Yankee grins and not being able to tell the truth about their husbands.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVI
10  Her new friends, suffering in silence under her insolences, would welcome a chance to blackguard her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIII
11  I know what you must be suffering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LXI
12  She looked languid, full of a suffering sweetness; she carried a scent-bottle in her hand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
13  Her fibres had been softened by suffering, and the sudden glimpse into his mocked and broken life disarmed her contempt for his weakness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
14  She herself was suffering from heat and oppression, she said.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XIV
15  Madame Ratignolle was in the salon, whither she had strayed in her suffering impatience.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXVII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Life frustration, is the rainbow after the storm; life is suffering, there is sunshine after rain the sky looks blue.
17  He sank into a coma after suffering a brain haemorrhage.
18  The drugs are being used experimentally on patients suffering from breast cancer.
19  He was suffering from cancer which had already reached an advanced stage.
20  Some troubles are imaginary, but the suffering they cause is real.
21  The party was suffering a crisis of confidence among its supporters.
22  One of the victims was in a critical condition after suffering severe burns.
23  Callum, recently arrived in Glasgow, is jobless, homeless, friendless, and suffering from culture shock.
24  In some stores we were undermanned and customer service was suffering.
25  The organization's aim is to link up people from all over the country who are suffering from the disease.
26  He is suffering from an incurable skin disease.
27  The reward of suffering is experience.
28  This experience caused him much mental suffering.
29  He said many of the men who were shot for cowardice were in fact suffering from shell shock.
30  Eagles without experience of suffering wind and rain can not fly high in the sky.