sick with worry
Definition of sick with worry
: extremely worried Her parents have been sick with worry for days since the accident.
Word by Word Definitions
: affected with disease or ill health : ailing
: of, relating to, or intended for use in sickness
: queasy, nauseated
: choke, strangle
: to harass by tearing, biting, or snapping especially at the throat
: to shake or pull at with the teeth
: mental distress or agitation resulting from concern usually for something impending or anticipated : anxiety
: an instance or occurrence of such distress or agitation
: a cause of worry : trouble, difficulty
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