Definition of Sufferer

1. Noun. A person suffering from an illness.




2. Noun. One who suffers for the sake of principle.
Exact synonyms: Martyr
Specialized synonyms: Shaheed
Generic synonyms: Victim
Specialized synonyms: Tindal, Tindale, Tyndale, William Tindal, William Tindale, William Tyndale
Derivative terms: Martyr, Martyrdom, Martyrize, Suffer

Definition of Sufferer

1. n. One who suffers; one who endures or undergoes suffering; one who sustains inconvenience or loss; as, sufferers by poverty or sickness; men are sufferers by fire or by losses at sea.

Definition of Sufferer

1. Noun. One who suffers. ¹

2. Noun. One who is afflicted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sufferer

1. one that suffers [n -S] - See also: suffers

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sufferer

suffaris
suffect
suffer
suffer'd
suffer fools gladly
sufferable
sufferableness
sufferably
sufferage
sufferance
sufferances
sufferation
sufferations
sufferaunce
suffered
sufferer (current term)
sufferers
sufferest
suffereth
suffering
suffering catfish
suffering cats
suffering succotash
sufferingly
sufferings
suffers
suffete
suffetes
suffice
suffice it to say

Literary usage of Sufferer

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1. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, George Sharswood, Barron Field (1875)
"Which form is thus directed to be observed : the sufferer must first apply to the lord privy-seal, and he shall make out letters of request under the ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1842)
"... that any approach to a touch awakens the sufferer to a sensitiveness which appears scarcely comprehensible to him whose withers are unwrung. ..."

3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... notion of any civil rights in the sufferer, but that unusual and shocking cruelty, even to brute animals, if of a nature offensive to the public eye, ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"... spring ot 1881 my health began to fall, so tbat I became a treat sufferer from debility, nervousness, and loss of sleep and appetite. ..."

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