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suffering

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈsʌf.ər.ɪŋ/  us   /-ɚ-/
B2 physical or mental pain that a person or animal is feeling: The war will cause widespread human suffering.
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in Korean 고통…
in Arabic مُعاناة…
in Portuguese sofrimento, padecimento…
in Catalan patiment…
in Japanese 苦しみ, 苦悩…
in Italian sofferenza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疼痛, 折磨, 痛苦…
in Russian страдание…
in Turkish acı, ıstırap, keder…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疼痛, 折磨, 痛苦…
in Polish cierpienie…
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