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suffer

1. To experience pain or distress.
2. To be subjected to injury, loss, or damages.
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As Thomas Jefferson put it in the Declaration of Independence: "Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
Nobody knows how long the pontificating Paphite will be able to hog the limelight, but we can only hope it will be no longer than the last time an opportunity presented itself, because he is sufferable only in small doses.
Habit makes novelty tolerable and surprise sufferable" (Shulman, 2005b, p.
The basic point of Illich's essay is that "computers are doing to communication what fences did to pastures and cars did to streets." That is, they represent the ongoing enclosure and destruction of the commons, moving society from a sufferable subsistence-orientation predicated upon the bare necessities into a commodity-orientation predicated upon people's need to provide wage labor in order to acquire supposedly scarce resources because they have learned to feel that they will otherwise suffer terribly without them.
Italy is proud of its many gestures of support, such as its refus= al to attend the second Durban conference which tried to tar Israel with in= sufferable accusations of racism and violence.
But Nicola Weeks, as a backpacking American teenager, is seriously irritating and the play is at its least sufferable when it tries to get serious and preachy about her fledgling relationship with Joe.
On the other hand Nicola Weeks, as a backpacking American teenager, is seriously irritating and the play is at its least sufferable when it tries to get serious and preachy about her fledgling relationship with Joe.
And, when running into more sufferable latitudes, the ship, with mild stun'sails spread, floated across the tranquil tropics, and, to all appearances, the old man's delirium seemed left behind him with the Cape Horn swells, and he came forth from his dark den into the blessed light and air; even then, when he bore that firm, collected front, however pale, and issued his calm orders once again; and his mates thanked God the direful madness was now gone; even then, Ahab, in his hidden self, raved on.
Besides, this building has rent control." Between her spasms of complaint about her arthritis and bad gums, her erratic driving and her fear of "the ethnics," she has these moments, usually in the mornings, after her third cup of syrupy coffee, when she is sufferable, when she will make a wisecrack or offer up some personal history, the only type available to us from a reliable narrator--that is, not Mother.
Fournier shows us Mauss the sociologist/solider suffering through WWI, but finds in his postings as an interpreter on the Western Front with the Fifth Australian Division a sufferable irony: "The specialist on 'primitive' Australian societies now found himself beside those who proudly called themselves 'the Diggers.'"
It's the small, personal touches, such as pictures of your kids or dogs, that make working life sufferable, isn't it?
But we've inherited a low-speed analog to that dumping that goes back more than a generation and, as the Declaration of Independence notes, `all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed."