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Suffer

To admit, allow, or permit.

The term suffer is used to convey the idea of Acquiescence, passivity, indifference, or abstention from preventive action, as opposed to the taking of an affirmative step.

suffer

verb abide, accede, accept, allow, assent, authorize, be reconciled, be resigned, bear with, brook, comply, concede, consent, empower, give consent, give leave, give permission, grant, grant perrission, indulge, let, license, oblige, pati, permittere, put up with, sinere, tolerate

suffer

(Sustain loss), verb agonize, ail, anguish, be afflicted, be impaired, be injured, be racked, be stricken, be subjected to, be wounded, bear, endure, experience loss, feel pain, hurt, incur loss, languish, lose, minui, sacrifice, sustain damage
Associated concepts: suffer harm, suffer loss
See also: abide, acknowledge, allow, bear, consent, endure, forbear, languish, let, permit, recognize, sanction, tolerate, vouchsafe
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In their study, Levesque, Beauregard and Mensour compared the fMRI patterns of a group of fifteen children who suffered from ADHD and were treated with neurofeedback with those of a control group of five ADHD children who did not receive neurofeedback training.
Hiestand also claimed doctors didn't tell Ruschell they would suffer economically if they sent her to an outside specialist to determine if she suffered from a temporomandibular joint disorder, a medical condition that tightens a person's jaw.