get (oneself) worked up about (something)

(redirected from get oneself worked up about)

get (oneself) worked up about (something)

To cause oneself to enter a state of mental or emotional agitation because of something. You're getting yourself worked up about nothing—I'm sure the doctor will tell you it's nothing. Mom's really getting herself worked up about it—you better talk to her. The professor said she really needed to speak with me later, and now I'm getting myself all worked up about it. What if I'm failing the course?
See also: get, up, work