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See definition of overstrung on Dictionary.com
  • as inedgy
  • as inoverwrought
  • as intwitchy

synonyms for overstrung

  • excited
  • restless
  • skittish
  • tense
  • uneasy
  • uptight
  • anxious
  • critical
  • excitable
  • high-strung
  • ill at ease
  • impatient
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • keyed-up
  • restive
  • touchy
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antonyms for overstrung

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  • calm
  • collected
  • composed
  • easygoing
  • laid-back
  • calm
  • collected
  • cool
  • rested
  • unruffled
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    How to use overstrung in a sentence

    If our nerves are overstrung, or our tempers tried, so far from endeavouring to conceal the fact we make them feel it.
    HOW TO BE HAPPY THOUGH MARRIEDE. J. HARDY.
    The interruption checked his words, but could not check the red fury that was surging through Slaughter's overstrung brain.
    COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
    To her overstrung nerves each darker shadow held an evil menace.
    A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
    The whole world seemed a great musical instrument, overstrung and giving out previously unknown harmonies and inharmonies.
    ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
    It was at this moment more than ever true that her light being was overstrung and that her light head whirled too fast.
    ROBINFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
    It means I am rather overstrung, I suppose; but it's all true, unfortunately.'
    NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
    Possibly his nerves were overstrung with what he had been going through.
    CARETTE OF SARKJOHN OXENHAM
    At Kenmuir that night the marked and particular kindness of Elizabeth Moore was too much for the overstrung lad.
    BOB, SON OF BATTLEALFRED OLLIVANT
    She is a nervous little creature, with an overstrung and highly imaginative temperament.
    KATE DANTON, OR, CAPTAIN DANTON'S DAUGHTERSMAY AGNES FLEMING
    It was that unexpected kindliness that always proves too much for overstrung nerves.
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    WORDS RELATED TO OVERSTRUNG

    • anxious
    • critical
    • excitable
    • excited
    • high-strung
    • ill at ease
    • impatient
    • irascible
    • irritable
    • keyed up
    • overstrung
    • restive
    • restless
    • skittish
    • tense
    • touchy
    • uneasy
    • uptight
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.