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Cause someone to feel frustrated, anxious, or upset.
trouble, bother, cause anxiety, make anxious, disturb, distress, upset, concern, disquiet, discompose, fret, agitate, unsettle, perturb, frighten, alarm, scare, fluster, flurry, stress, strain, tax, harass, torment, plague, bedevil, besiege, irk, vexView synonyms
- ‘Writing everything down is messing with my head.’
- ‘Maybe, or maybe she didn't want to say anything because she was messing with my head.’
- ‘He had offseason ankle surgery, and though trainer Dave England says the ankle no longer is bothering Johnson, it may be messing with his head.’
- ‘Were they such a tight couple that they were messing with my head together?’
- ‘You know, anybody who's gone without sleep, even for just one night, knows that it can really sort of, you know, mess with your head.’
- ‘I think there is a real live monkey living in my computer and he messes with my head by dealing me hands that cannot be won.’
- ‘More generally, this is one of those films that messes with your head and requires you to maintain your attention at all times.’
- ‘I had a weird dream, kind of messing with my head.’
- ‘He was good at messing with her head, that's all.’
- ‘So the lack-of-control of this depression is really messing with my head.’
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