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Sufferred vs. Suffered: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 17, 2023
"Sufferred" is incorrect, whereas "suffered" is the correct spelling. "Suffered" means to experience or be subjected to something bad or unpleasant.

Which is correct: Sufferred or Suffered

How to spell Suffered?

Sufferred is Incorrect

Suffered is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember, "suffer" has only one 'r', so its past tense, "suffered", should too.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023
The word "suffered" mirrors the construction of other regular past tense verbs like "needed" or "wanted" – only one doubled letter.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023
Think of "suffered" as "suffer" + "ed"; there's no extra 'r' in "suffer," so none should be added.
Huma Saeed
Dec 17, 2023
Break it down phonetically as "suf-fered"; you don’t hear an extra 'r' sound.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023
Use mnemonic i.e. "Single 'r' for past regrets" to recall that "suffered" has only one 'r'.
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023
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Sufferred and Suffered Definitions

Sufferred

Sufferred is an incorrect spelling of suffered.
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Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

Endured or tolerated.
They suffered through the long and tiring journey.
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Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

Experienced pain or distress.
He suffered immense pain after the accident.
Huma Saeed
Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

Underwent a negative experience.
She suffered a loss in her business.
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Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

Was affected adversely.
The crops suffered due to lack of rain.
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Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

Faced punishment or unpleasant consequences.
The criminal suffered a lengthy prison sentence.
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Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

To feel pain or distress; sustain injury or harm
Suffer from arthritis.
Made the people suffer for their disloyalty.
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Dec 08, 2023

Suffered

To have a specified shortcoming or weakness
Writing that suffers from poor organization.
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Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

What is the root word of suffered?

The root word of "suffered" is "suffer."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Which vowel is used before suffered?

The vowel "u" is used before the 'r' in "suffered."
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Why is it called suffered?

It is called "suffered" because it is the past tense of "suffer," indicating experiencing pain or distress in the past.
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Dec 17, 2023

What is the verb form of suffered?

"Suffered" is the past tense and past participle form of the verb "suffer."
Huma Saeed
Dec 17, 2023

What is the pronunciation of suffered?

"Suffered" is pronounced as /ˈsʌfərd/.
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Dec 17, 2023

Which conjunction is used with suffered?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used with "suffered."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

What is the singular form of suffered?

The singular form is "suffered," as it is a verb and does not change in number.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

Which preposition is used with suffered?

Common prepositions used with "suffered" include "from" and "under."
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Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered an adverb?

No, "suffered" is not an adverb.
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Dec 17, 2023

What is the plural form of suffered?

As a verb, "suffered" doesn't have a plural form; it remains "suffered" for both singular and plural subjects.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

What part of speech is suffered?

"Suffered" is a verb.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered a vowel or consonant?

"Suffered" is a word composed of both vowels and consonants.
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Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered a collective noun?

No, "suffered" is not a collective noun.
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Dec 17, 2023

How many syllables are in suffered?

There are two syllables in "suffered."
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Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered a noun or adjective?

"Suffered" is a verb, not a noun or adjective.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Is the suffered term a metaphor?

"Suffered" itself is not a metaphor, but it can be used metaphorically in a sentence.
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Dec 17, 2023

What is the first form of suffered?

The first form is "suffer."
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

How do we divide suffered into syllables?

"Suffered" is divided as suf-fered.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in suffered?

The first syllable "suf-" is the stressed syllable in "suffered."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

What is another term for suffered?

Another term for "suffered" could be "endured" or "experienced hardship."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

What is the third form of suffered?

The third form is also "suffered."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

Which determiner is used with suffered?

Determiners are not typically used directly with "suffered" as it is a verb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

What is the second form of suffered?

The second form is "suffered."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

Which article is used with suffered?

As a verb, "suffered" doesn't typically require an article.
Janet White
Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered an abstract noun?

"Suffered" is not a noun; it's a verb.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered a negative or positive word?

"Suffered" is generally considered a negative word as it implies experiencing pain or hardship.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 17, 2023

Is suffered a countable noun?

"Suffered" is not a noun, so it's neither countable nor uncountable.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

Is the word suffered imperative?

No, "suffered" is not imperative; it's a form of the past tense.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 17, 2023

What is the opposite of suffered?

The opposite of "suffered" could be "thrived" or "prospered."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023

How is suffered used in a sentence?

Example: "After the storm, the city suffered severe damage."
Harlon Moss
Dec 17, 2023
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