gnaw at

Definition of gnaw at

  1. :  to be a source of worry or concern to (someone) This problem has been gnawing at me day and night. She says she's fine, but I can see that something is gnawing at her.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bite or chew on with the teeth

    :  to wear away by persistent biting or nibbling

    :  to make by gnawing

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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