Such things are far too slow for her highstrung nerves these days.
To hand a sensitive, "highstrung" child over to such a woman!
Did it issue from his lips or from those of his highstrung and unfeeling wife?
Yet he was small and nervous and highstrung like Keith and Bauer.
He felt the sense of tense, highstrung power which came to him in war, in fighting, in any element of ...