drown one's sorrows/fears
Definition of drown one's sorrows/fears
: to forget about one's sorrows/fears by getting drunk He went to the bar to drown his sorrows.
Word by Word Definitions
: deep distress, sadness, or regret especially for the loss of someone or something loved
: resultant unhappy or unpleasant state
: a cause of grief or sadness
: to feel or express sorrow
: to feel fear in (oneself)
: to have a reverential awe of
: an unpleasant often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger
: an instance of this emotion
: a state marked by this emotion
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