out of one's mind with worry

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of out of one's mind with worry

: extremely worried

Word by Word Definitions

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats

mind play
  1. : recollection, memory

  2. : the element or complex (see 1complex 1) of elements in an individual that feels, perceives, thinks, wills, and especially reasons

  3. : the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. : remind

  2. : remember

  3. : to attend to closely

worry play
  1. : choke, strangle

  2. : to harass by tearing, biting, or snapping especially at the throat

  3. : to shake or pull at with the teeth

  1. : mental distress or agitation resulting from concern usually for something impending or anticipated : anxiety

  2. : an instance or occurrence of such distress or agitation

  3. : a cause of worry : trouble, difficulty


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