hag-ridden hag-ridden


  • (adj) tormented or harassed by nightmares or unreasonable fears



  1. Yet in many ways they are markedly saner, more unselfish, less hag-ridden than their elders.
  2. The cereal and meat business is already hag-ridden by Government interference and agricultural cooperation.
  3. Meanwhile, the regime of President Nguyen Van Thieu in Saigon is hag-ridden by uncertainty about the terms on which Washington might agree to end the war.
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