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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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There are 55,000 dementia sufferers here but when their families are taken into account there are hundreds of thousands of people affected.
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Pancreatitis effects hundreds of thousands of people across the world and AC Global Media has decided it is time to produce a free information service for all these sufferers and for those who are interested in the different acute and chronic conditions.
2) To disseminate truthful, accurate information to sufferers on all aspects of the condition.
Linda Stone, chairman of the Birmingham-based British Sj'gren's Syndrome Association, said: "It would be wonderful to have Birmingham Great Run entrants showing their support for local sufferers of this condition.
Research found that 28 per cent of sufferers have experienced a potentially fatal attack which led to them being put on the life-saving machines.
In support of this, some studies have found that the passage of stool through the intestines is delayed in constipation-predominant IBS sufferers but accelerated in diarrhea-predominant IBS sufferers.
And it is this loss of independence that many dementia sufferers can find hard to cope with.