Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun sufferer

2 senses of sufferer

Sense 1
sick person, diseased person, sufferer -- (a person suffering from an illness)
       => unfortunate, unfortunate person -- (a person who suffers misfortune)

Sense 2
martyr, sufferer -- (one who suffers for the sake of principle)
       => victim -- (an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance)

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