dominated or obsessed (by the thing specified): used in compounds: fear-ridden
Past participle of ride.
Dominated, harassed, or obsessed by. Often used in combination: disease-ridden; grief-ridden.
- Past participle of ride
(comparative more ridden, superlative most ridden)
- Full of.
- Oppressed by.
- Usually used as combining form: guilt-ridden, etc.
See ride (verb)
- Past participle of rid
- Figuratively construed as "repeatedly subject to" or "unable to escape from" (example: hag-ridden, bedridden.)