sick with worry

idiom

: extremely worried
Her parents have been sick with worry for days since the accident.

Examples of sick with worry in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In Mandalay, the young man’s family was sick with worry. Victoria Milko and Kristen Gelineau, USA TODAY, 8 May 2021 Perhaps hypochondria, perhaps anxiety (getting sick with worry over the possibility of being sick), perhaps nothing. Thomas Mallon, The New Yorker, 5 Dec. 2022 The couple drove home, sick with worry. CBS News, 20 Aug. 2022 Peter and Paula Closier became sick with worry when their five-year-old beagle mix Bonnie vanished through an open gate on Sunday morning. People Staff, PEOPLE.com, 13 July 2022 Marolyn, who also would lose her home, has grown sick with worry. John Archibald | Jarchibald@al.com, al, 31 May 2022 Rob does things that make his mother sick with worry. Meg Kissinger, jsonline.com, 1 Sep. 2021 Martha Wilson trudged up the hill, sick with worry, arms pumping, head down, too distracted to notice the brilliant April sun rising over Lake Michigan. Meg Kissinger, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Aug. 2021 His bites his index finger to gather himself as his voice catches, thinking of her sleepless nights on Barnhardt Avenue, sick with worry. Peter D. Kramer, USA TODAY, 8 Dec. 2020

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“Sick with worry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sick%20with%20worry. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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