eaten up with/by

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Definition of eaten up with/by

: unable to escape (a feeling, such as jealousy, bitterness, etc.) and made unhappy by it He was eaten up with envy of his brother's success.

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“Eaten up with/by.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eaten%20up%20with%2Fby. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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