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synonyms for unstrung

  • upset
  • nervous
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How to use unstrung in a sentence

There was a vicious aching in his nerves, his muscles were flaccid and unstrung; a numbness was in his brain as well.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The incident did not demand more than a few seconds for its transaction and Winifred hardly noticed it, so unstrung was she.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Paralysis has unnerved and unstrung the whole system and yet the mind has remained uninjured.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Her countenance revealed her vivid emotions; she was overwrought, unstrung, half-crazed after a night spent with her fears.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
The mothers were so nervous and unstrung that though they occasionally shut their eyes, the slumber was fitful and brief.
THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
The events of the last few days had unstrung his nerves; a little more, and he would have burst into tears.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
I don't believe he was talkative before the war, but his long weeks in hospital, starving for news, had unstrung him.
COMING HOMEEDITH WHARTON
Barclay and Natalie, unstrung by the events of the day, ate little and talked listlessly.
THE LIEUTENANT-GOVERNORGUY WETMORE CARRYL
His smile grew sickly, his nerves seemed suddenly unstrung, his knees shook under him.
THE LONG NIGHTSTANLEY WEYMAN
It was advanced that soft beauty is for an unstrung mind, and the energetic beauty for the tightly strung mind.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
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