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English definition of “overwrought”


adjective uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈrɔːt/ us    /ˌoʊ.vɚˈrɑːt/
in a state of being upset, nervous, and worried: She was so tired and overwrought that she burst into tears. He was in an overwrought state/condition for weeks after the accident.Becoming too excited and easily upsetAnxious and worried
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