suffer verb definition in Being ill topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

suffer

 verb: Being ill topic
[intransitive] to be badly affected by a disease, pain, sadness, a lack of something, etc. I hate to see animals suffering. suffer from something He suffers from asthma. road accident victims suffering from shock Many companies are suffering from a shortage of skilled staff. suffer for something He made a rash decision and now he is suffering for it.