prey/weigh on someone's mind

Definition of prey/weigh on someone's mind

  1. :  to be causing someone worry These problems have been preying/weighing on his mind.

Word by Word Definitions

preyplay
  1. :  spoil, booty

    :  an animal taken by a predator as food

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

  1. :  to make raids for the sake of booty

    :  to seize and devour prey

    :  to commit violence or robbery or fraud

weighplay
  1. :  to ascertain the heaviness of by or as if by a balance

    :  outweigh

    :  counterbalance

  1. :  way

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

mindplay
  1. :  recollection, memory

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

    :  the conscious mental events and capabilities in an organism

  1. :  remind

    :  remember

    :  to attend to closely


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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