English version

be devoured by something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe devoured by somethingbe devoured by somethingSTRONG FEELING OR BELIEFto be filled with a strong feeling that seems to control you Cindy felt devoured by jealousy. devour
Examples from the Corpus
be devoured by somethingEvery Underground movement that goes overground is devoured by banality.Howard was devoured by hatred for his co-workers.The boats were lowered but the harpooner on the boat nearest him was devoured by the Great White Whale.This continent bore a very advanced civilization, but was devoured by the ocean in some unspecified catastrophe.
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