Afflicted by nightmares or anxieties: he was hag-ridden by his early success
More example sentences
- 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.