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suffer

1. To experience pain or distress.
2. To be subjected to injury, loss, or damages.
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Christ suffered for all the sins of mankind, past, present and future.
(10) Also, there are similarities between Moses's followers who suffered and Mohammad's grandchildren (Hasan and Hussein) (11) who were abased and martyred after him.
Many suffered emotionally when they felt abandoned by God or came face-to-face with their personal weaknesses.
But at the same time, there is no denying that "Lincoln had major depressive episodes." Lincoln himself frequently described his own "misery," especially during the perfect mental storm he suffered in the early 1840s from the collapse of his first political career and his multiple romantic disappointments.
An HH-60H Seahawk of Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron 4 suffered Class A damage when the fuel cell encasement fractured during pressure refueling in Iraq on 6 July.
A note on the back cover reminds us of how much John Paul himself suffered in his later years: "I, too, have been assailed by suffering and have known the physical weakness that comes from disability and illness." Yet he says that "no malady, no weakness, no infirmity can deprive you of your dignity as children of God, as brothers and sisters of Jesus Christ." He also writes, "Even in the silence of prayer and confined to bed, you are in communion with the whole world, in order to take part in redemption: our prayer and our suffering help to elevate the world."
(11) However, the medical community has only recently recognized its deficiencies in treating patients with intractable pain, and part of this recognition has been facilitated by liability physicians have suffered from violating elder abuse statutes.
"I've had people tell me they've suffered with sleep problems for 10 years," he says.
According to the survey one out of every ten Canadians within the survey age group or about 2.6 million people reported symptoms consistent with alcohol or illicit drug dependence or suffered symptoms from one of the five mental health disorders at some time during the 12 months prior to their interview.
She and Trevor both suffered severe head and facial trauma.
Because of the identification she does her best to swallow the pain just as Jesus suffered in silence.
Eight of the 28 journalists who were interviewed had suffered from PTSD and six, from major depression at some time.