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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverwroughto‧ver‧wrought /ˌəʊvəˈrɔːt◂ $ ˌoʊvəˈrɒːt◂/ adjective  UPSETWORRIEDvery upset, nervous, and worried Clara was tired and overwrought after all the problems of the last few days.
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overwroughtCecile was emotionally overwrought.But our existence, while prosperous, is overwrought and banal.After the show, one was left trying to figure out what the overwrought applause was really all about.He shook his head in disgust at his own overwrought imagination.an overwrought performanceWas this all just a matter of runaway credulity, mass hysteria, or overwrought salesmanship?Yoshimoto, however, is a legitimate storyteller, and avoids the overwrought sentiment that forces a reader to cry unwilling tears.Constantly overwrought, sometimes embarrassing in her alcohol and pharmaceutical-induced sorrows, Leo could have been a typical Almodovar comic heroine.Coleridge in such cajoling and overwrought spirits was not to be thwarted, and Poole sensibly gave up all further resistance.
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