Definition of beside oneself in English:
Overcome with worry or anger; distraught: she was beside herself with anguish
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- Their friends and family are beside themselves with worry and grief, and not having any power to do anything to ease the situation is incredibly frustrating.
- Of course, as you can imagine, all the neighbouring nursery owners (this is a big area for horticulture) were beside themselves with worry.
- Parents were beginning to arrive here at the gates, absolutely horrified, beside themselves with worry.
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