mental suffering
mental suf·fer·ing n: emotional distress

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

mental suffering
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

mental suffering
n.
   emotional pain synonymous with "mental anguish."
   See also: mental anguish

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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