Definition of sufferation in English:



mass nounWest Indian
  • Unpleasant experiences; suffering.

    ‘our sufferation shall be no more’
    • ‘He was amazed by the ‘sufferation’ of the people, and in his Islamic conviction, he finds it could be useful to go and help them.’
    • ‘Whereas he was saying down in Jamaica, sufferation is like something that's in the air.’
    • ‘Look at it, out of the hard life and sufferation come some of the biggest songs and artistes that have defined Jamaican culture.’
    • ‘‘Wailing,’ according to its composer, ‘is an anti-politician tune about sufferation and healing, and the struggle to keep a family together in the face of anger, hunger, and need.’’
    • ‘We have been living in sufferation and frustration for too long, Jamaica is back on track and I am proud to say I'm a Jamaican.’