1. [mid-18C+] misery, depression, unhappiness.
2. [1970s] a problem.
[mid-19C] to act sanctimoniously.
1. [1930s] (US) to complain, to whinge, to bemoan one’s lot.
2. [1950s] to mourn, to regret.
3. [2000s] to make a request, to demand.
1. in debt, in difficulties.
2. out of control.
1. [19C] suffering a fit of delirium tremens [blue devils n.].
2. [mid-19C] depressed.
[1910s+] to complain, to whinge.
[1920s–30s] to be very unhappy.