eaten up with (something)

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eaten up with (something)

Obsessed, overcome, or preoccupied with some negative emotion. I've been eaten up with anger ever since I found out that my co-worker totally sabotaged me for that promotion. I'm really worried about Wendy—she's still eaten up with guilt over what happened.
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JORDAN is still being eaten up with jealousy over her husband Peter Andre's fling with Mel B - TWELVE years ago.
People who are eaten up with jealousy aren't your best friends and, if you can, I'd let them slide out of your life.
BEN AFFLECK says his best friend and fellow movie star Matt Damon is eaten up with jealousy because he didn't get to play Ben's superhero in Daredevil.
TV's Poirot slips effortlessly into 19th century costume and is superb as Italian composer Antonio Salieri who is eaten up with jealousy over the genius of his rival.