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suffer from (something)

1. To be afflicted by some ailment or injury. My father suffered from depression all his life. The poor child suffers from terrible eczema on her arms and legs.
2. To be forced to endure some negative condition or status. This area suffers from frequent droughts. The country has been suffering from a severe economic depression since leaving the customs union three years ago.
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suffer from something

to endure or experience unpleasantness, a disease, or a health condition. Jeff is suffering from the flu. I'm afraid that you must suffer from the disease until it has run its course. Toby is really suffering from the cold.
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suffer from

To be sick with or afflicted by some condition: I suffer from many different allergies. The country is suffering from a drought.
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(29) For example, suffering from disease deprives a person of health, and suffering from poverty entails the deprivation of property.
(43) In contrast, both purposeless suffering from without suffering for and suffering for one's own individual advantage and not for others are destructive of human relationships and do not build solidarity.
(45) In accord with Spinoza's idea that "[a]n affect cannot be restrained nor removed unless by an opposed and stronger affect," (46) the memory of suffering for results in strong emotion that can restrain the destructive passions of others, whether caused by joy and delight or by suffering from. (47)
As to the traditional claim regarding physician under-treatment of intractable pain, most states legislatures and medical licensing boards have adopted intractable pain laws and medical protocols to treat patients suffering from debilitating chronic pain.
Many state boards of medicine have recently adopted medical protocols for the treatment of patients suffering from chronic pain, therefore, the claim that there is not a standard of care in this area can no longer be sustained.
Nevertheless, the recent changes in pain management reflected by the many medical protocols established for the treatment of those suffering from chronic pain will assist in defining a national and local standard of care.
are suffering from their helplessness in the face of another's pain.
dependence, with 14 percent suffering from this problem at some time in their lives and 7 percent experiencing it in the past year.
Similarly, with the statement, "God can't stop our suffering from natural causes such as disease, aging, or the effects of natural disasters," 49 percent disagree.
A young mother of four children suffering from AIDS, who is trying to arrange for the care of her children after her death.
However, fewer than one-third of those suffering from these problems seek help from physicians, mental-health clinics, self-help groups, or other caregivers, federal researchers report.
Of that number, slightly more than half qualified as suffering from a current mental or substance abuse disorder.
Individuals suffering from schizophrenia, manic depression, and somatization disorder (multiple physical complaints associated with no biological cause) proved most likely to receive some type of mental-health treatment.
Lesh, user radio-wave therapy to treat men and women suffering from Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome.