EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HIGH-STRUNG
We never could get along together at all, because he is so high-strung and overbearing.
Though still slight of build I was wiry, high-strung and quick of movement.
It was eloquent, vibrating with eloquence, but too high-strung, I think.
Starbright was right in saying Dade Morgan was proud and high-strung.
The high-strung gaiety, the drinking, the overtranking, the relaxation of mores.
My nerves are all high-strung with the turn matters have taken.
Swimming is good, particularly for nervous, high-strung persons.
Everyone had expected so high-strung a creature to be “half-wild with nerves.”
She's as good-natured as anybody I ever saw but she's high-strung, too; she's got a temper.
She's a high-strung girl—and proud; she mustn't know a thing about this deal.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR HIGH-STRUNG
- short fused