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(all) torn up

1. Very upset or emotional. Sean has been really torn up since his wife left him. A: "Did you hear that Joe died?" B: "I know, I've been all torn up about it." Thank goodness you found our cat! We've been all torn up since she ran away.
2. Very sorry and remorseful. She's acting all torn up about the whole thing, but really I think she's just sorry she got caught. I know you're angry with him, but Tom's genuinely torn up about what happened. You have a clear shot at the trophy now, so I'm pretty sure you're not actually torn up about my disqualification.
3. slang Very drunk. Do you remember last night at all? You were so torn up you could barely speak! We're going to the club tonight to get all torn up! Ugh, my head is pounding. I need to remember this feeling the next time I think getting all torn up is a good idea.
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torn up

verb
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