The bearing of pain, inconvenience, or loss; pain endured; distress, loss, or injury incurred; as, sufferings by pain or sorrow; sufferings by want or by wrongs.
Being in pain or grief; having loss, injury, distress, etc.
Suffering: this stems from attachment and holding wrong points of view. Did not Buddha say in his Four Noble Truths, “All suffering comes from attachment and all suffering comes from holding wrong points of view”? Even physical health suffering is illusion. Physical pain is a reality but it is only suffering if your consciousness identifies with it. Did not Krishna say, “Keep evenmindedness whether you have profit or loss, pleasure or pain, sickness or health, victory or defeat, criticism or praise. In all things remain the same
The pain that comes from facing losses experienced by ending earthly existence including these areas: emotional, psychological, moral, spiritual, and relational.
Suffering is defined as any pain, physical or emotional, that results from an injury, as in the phrase "pain and suffering." If this is due to someone else's negligence, the suffering individual may receive general damages.
Pain caused by physical, mental or psychological factors or any combination of the three.
Emotional pain which the me of the physical body imposes upon the me of Mercy identification. In some way, either the world or my body forces me to live with emotional discomfort. Suffering can lead to personal transformation if the process of removing the pain teaches lessons of patience.
a state of acute pain
psychological suffering; "the death of his wife caused him great distress"
feelings of mental or physical pain
troubled by pain or loss; "suffering refugees"
A state of severe distress associated with events that threaten the intactness of the person.
The real form of physic and psychic pains in which the abstract concept of evil is expressed and actualized by the human intellect. The happening which at individual level better testifies and translates through the senses every idea of evil. However the suffering is not identifiable as itself with the evil, but it is only the experimental form and in a certain sense the symbol of it.
A state of distress associated with events that threaten the intactness of a person. It may be accompanied by a perceived lack of options for coping.
Any dissatisfactory condition, referring to physical and mental pain, and all problematic situations. See also 3 TYPES OF SUFFERING and 4 NOBLE TRUTHS.
one of the basic ego witnesses to the reality of the body and the non-existence of spirit, since the body appears to experience suffering or pain; to be in pain, therefore, is to deny God, while being aware of our true invulnerability as God's Son is to deny the reality of pain.(Note -- suffering and pain are used as virtual synonyms.) see: sickness
is a state of distress induced by the threat of the loss of intactness or the disintegration of a person from whatever cause.
Suffering is usually described as a negative basic feeling or emotion that involves a subjective character of unpleasantness, aversion, harm or threat of harm.