suffering etymology

English word suffering comes from English suffer

Detailed word origin of suffering

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
suffer English (eng) (intransitive) To become worse.. (intransitive) To feel pain.. (intransitive) To undergo hardship.. (transitive) To endure, undergo.. (transitive, archaic) To allow.
suffering English (eng) Experiencing pain. The condition of someone who suffers; a state of pain or distress.