Definition of hag-ridden in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhaɡrɪd(ə)n/


Afflicted by nightmares or anxieties: he was hag-ridden by his early success
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  • Materialism traps us, unawares, in a world of possessions hag-ridden by irrational fears of likely loss and lurking dangers.
  • He had the appearance of a man hag-ridden by worry.
  • He is a man hag-ridden by the dissatisfactions of success, a person constitutionally incapable of compromise.
tormented, troubled, anguished, agonized, distressed, tortured, harrowed, racked with suffering, angst-ridden, ground down, worn out, despairing

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