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adjective as in unnerved

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There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.

The incident did not demand more than a few seconds for its transaction and Winifred hardly noticed it, so unstrung was she.

Paralysis has unnerved and unstrung the whole system and yet the mind has remained uninjured.

Her countenance revealed her vivid emotions; she was overwrought, unstrung, half-crazed after a night spent with her fears.

The mothers were so nervous and unstrung that though they occasionally shut their eyes, the slumber was fitful and brief.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unstrung, such as: upset, and nervous.

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