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sufferer

Noun

1 a person suffering from an illness [syn: sick person, diseased person]
2 one who suffers for the sake of principle [syn: martyr]

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English

Noun

sufferer (Plural: sufferers)
  1. One who suffers.
  2. One who is afflicted.

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

apoplectic, arthritic, case, consumptive, dyspeptic, epileptic, incurable, inpatient, invalid, martyr, object of compassion, outpatient, patient, poor devil, prey, rheumatic, shut-in, sick person, spastic, terminal case, the sick, valetudinarian, victim, wretch
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