be/go out of your mind

be out of (one's) mind with (something)

To be irrational, senseless, or insane because of an extreme amount of some negative emotion or sensation. I was out of my mind with boredom during that lecture this afternoon. After yet another sleepless night, I'm starting to feel like I'm out of my mind with exhaustion.
See also: mind, of, out

go out of (one's) mind

1. To become wild, irrational, senseless, or insane. She went out of her mind at the sight of her child lying lifeless on the cot. All this noise in the house, day in, day out—I feel like I'm going out of my mind!
2. To become extremely excited or enthusiastic (about something). I've never understood that pop star's popularity, but kids just go out of their minds for her music.
See also: go, mind, of, out
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be/go ˌout of your ˈmind

1 be/go crazy: You want to go on a parachuting holiday? Are you out of your mind?
2 confused and upset because of worry, illness, etc: She’s out of her mind with worry.
See also: go, mind, of, out
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