Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


She was weak and over-wrought, and she fell asleep as she lay covered.

He thought that she was over-wrought, that the situation had grown too much for her nerves.

I am sure that you were over-wrought by all that had happened, and I'll forgive you, even if the others do not.

He had been over-wrought, and I felt his weariness, as he galloped with feebler stroke.

It may be that he is over-wrought by his sympathies, but it may not be so.

Is it not humiliating, dear, to think we are at the mercy of our over-wrought nerves?

Ida's eyes brimmed, and Carry sobbed with over-wrought feeling.

He was an honourable man, only over-wrought by his love for her.

He wondered, with the exasperation of his over-wrought physical suspense, if she did.

Her over-wrought brain was bewildered; she knew not what had happened.