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beside oneself

Definition of beside oneself

  1. :  not thinking clearly because of feeling very strong emotions :  in a state of extreme agitation <We were beside ourselves with anger/worry/embarrassment/joy.> <He was beside himself after hearing the bad news.>



Word by Word Definitions

besideplay
  1. :  by the side of

    :  in comparison with

    :  on a par with

  1. :  nearby

    :  besides

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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