hag-ridden


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hag-ridden

adj
1. tormented or worried, as if by a witch
2. facetious (of a man) harassed by women
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hag-ridden - tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fearshag-ridden - tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears; "hagridden...by visions of an imminent heaven or hell upon earth"- C.S.Lewis
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
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Translations

hag-ridden

[ˈhægrɪdn] ADJatormentado (por una pesadilla)dominado por una mujer
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hag-ridden

adj (= worried)vergrämt, verhärmt; to be hag-ridden (hum: = tormented by women) → unter Weiberherrschaft stehen
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hag-ridden

[ˈhægˌrɪdn] adjtormentato/a
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References in classic literature ?
If some obscure man had been hag-ridden by a blackmailer and had his family life ruined, you wouldn't think the murder of his persecutor the most inexcusable of murders.
I shall be loyal to the grave.' Michael turned upon the blotched face the hag-ridden sleeplessness of his insight.
Too hag-ridden by PC, aided by a general apathy, laziness, and ignorance.