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synonyms for highstrung

  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • edgy
  • excitable
  • fidgety
  • jumpy
  • panicky
  • restless
  • shaky
  • skittish
  • spooked
  • tense
  • uneasy
  • uptight
  • antsy
  • high-strung
  • on edge
  • on pins and needles
  • quivering
  • trembling
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antonyms for highstrung

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  • calm
  • collected
  • composed
  • cool
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
  • quiet
  • relaxed
  • unworried
  • calm
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
  • quiet
  • unworried
  • collected
  • composed
  • bold
  • brave
  • calm
  • certain
  • collected
  • composed
  • confident
  • cool
  • easygoing
  • extroverted
  • fearless
  • firm
  • happy
  • laid-back
  • sufficient
  • sure
  • unafraid
  • uncaring
  • unwavering
  • unworried
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                How to use highstrung in a sentence

                But the highstrung Bozzy had to experience a revulsion of low feelings to which he was ever prone.
                JAMES BOSWELLWILLIAM KEITH LEASK
                To hand a sensitive, "highstrung" child over to such a woman!
                ANNE OF GREEN GABLESLUCY MAUD MONTGOMERY
                Did it issue from his lips or from those of his highstrung and unfeeling wife?
                THE GOLDEN SLIPPERANNA KATHARINE GREEN
                With a taste of victory, nothing could stop these highstrung reserves, except the things that kill and wound.
                MY SECOND YEAR OF THE WARFREDERICK PALMER
                Gradually he came to the point where the highstrung boy had refused to be treated as a child any longer.
                MOTOR BOAT BOYS ON THE GREAT LAKESLOUIS ARUNDEL
                And because he was a horse abnormally highstrung and sensitive, this punishment was to be doubly cruel.
                BRED OF THE DESERTMARCUS HORTON
                The faint smile with which he regarded her somehow emphasized his determined, highstrung look.
                THE COAST OF ADVENTUREHAROLD BINDLOSS
                What a nervous, hustling, highstrung creature he is—a live wire at all times and places!
                THE WIT OF A DUCK AND OTHER PAPERSJOHN BURROUGHS
                He felt the sense of tense, highstrung power which came to him in war, in fighting, in any element of danger.
                THE FORTIETH DOORMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
                Yet he was small and nervous and highstrung like Keith and Bauer.
                THE SOUL OF A CHILDEDWIN BJORKMAN
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