Definitions for: Sufferer


[n] one who suffers for the sake of principle
[n] a person suffering from an illness



Webster (1913) Definition: Suf"fer*er, n.
1. One who suffers; one who endures or undergoes suffering;
one who sustains inconvenience or loss; as, sufferers by
poverty or sickness; men are sufferers by fire or by
losses at sea.

2. One who permits or allows.

Synonyms: diseased person, martyr, sick person

See Also: anorectic, anorexic, bleeder, bulimic, consumptive, convalescent, depressive, diabetic, dyspeptic, epileptic, haemophile, haemophiliac, hemophile, hemophiliac, incurable, insomniac, invalid, lazar, leper, lunatic, lunger, madman, maniac, manic-depressive, mental case, monomaniac, narcoleptic, neurasthenic, neurotic, patient, psycho, psychoneurotic, psychotic, psychotic person, rheumatic, shut-in, sleepless person, spewer, syphilitic, Tindal, Tindale, Tyndale, unfortunate, unfortunate person, valetudinarian, victim, vomiter, William Tindal, William Tindale, William Tyndale

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