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Mar 20 2019 16

Hagridden is an adjective that means tormented by anxiety or stress. 

From Old Norse, the word hexe (HECKS uh) means witch. It’s also a distant cousin of the word ‘hag.’ Combine this with ridden and you get an adjective — hagridden — that means tormented by stress or anxiety, as if haunted by a witch. 

Doris was hagridden by all the paperwork needed to make the new sale. She felt like a trail of paper was haunting her every step. 

Hagridden is spelled H-A-G-R-I-D-D-E-N.