be devoured by sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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be devoured by sth

to ​feel an ​emotion, ​especially a ​bademotion, very ​strongly so that it ​stronglyinfluencesyourbehaviour: He was ​devoured by ​jealousy/​hatred.
(Definition of be devoured by sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be devoured by sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 被(某种情感)吞噬,充满(某种情感)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 被(某種情感)吞噬,充滿(某種情感)…
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