Thesaurus > Related Words: suffering

  Words related to suffering

Related / Similar Words: hurt, distress, agony, excruciation, woe, miserable, wretched

 

Definition:
  • feelings of mental or physical pain;
  • psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress";
  • a state of acute pain;
  • misery resulting from affliction;
  • very unhappy; full of misery; "he felt depressed and miserable"; "a message of hope for suffering humanity"; "wretched prisoners huddled in stinking cages";
  • troubled by pain or loss; "suffering refugees";

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    Hyponyms: agony, torment, torture, throes, discomfort, soreness, irritation, anguish, self-torture, self-torment, tsoris, wound, throe, Passion, Passion of Christ

     

    Derivational Morphology: pain, anguish, hurt, ache, suffer, smart, distress, torment, torture, excruciate, rack, agonize, agonise

     

     
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