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The condition and its ability to cause sudden death in agitated people is often the basis of officers’ claims that overwrought individuals had to be restrained with great force, for their own good.
The public and media are consumed with the overwrought judgement of every result.
The effect was that of a bird of Paradise bringing balm to our overwrought nerves.
After his music lesson, or after having improvised for any length of time, he was invariably overwrought and excited.
He shrewdly suspected that the infinite peace of the landscape would prove the best tonic for her overwrought mind.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Was it not merely some illusion of my overwrought and distracted spirit?
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
The child was overwrought, and a sudden dread seized hold of her.
The recital relieved her overwrought feelings; her sobs quieted; her tears ceased.
THE ROSIE WORLDPARKER FILLMORE
Her countenance revealed her vivid emotions; she was overwrought, unstrung, half-crazed after a night spent with her fears.
I was taken home, nervous and overwrought, sick with the invasion of my real life by that other life of my dreams.
BEFORE ADAMJACK LONDON

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