worry (oneself) sick

Definition of worry (oneself) sick

  1. :  to be extremely worried He worried himself sick before the exam.

Word by Word Definitions

worryplay
  1. :  choke, strangle

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

    :  to shake or pull at with the teeth

  1. :  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

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

sickplay
  1. :  affected with disease or ill health :  ailing

    :  of, relating to, or intended for use in sickness

    :  queasy, nauseated

  1. :  vomit


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