prey on the mind of

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of prey on the mind of

: to make (someone) worry : to be constantly on someone's mind
  • a question that preys on the minds of many of us

Word by Word Definitions

prey play
  1. : spoil, booty

  2. : an animal taken by a predator as food

  3. : one that is helpless or unable to resist attack : victim

  1. : to make raids for the sake of booty

  2. : to seize and devour prey

  3. : to commit violence or robbery or fraud

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


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