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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Being in a tense state.

Usage examples (34)
  • But the high-strung expectations were not fulfilled.
  • (Maybe you feel like a high-strung mess?) "Hawaii Five-0"
  • Ted Carter drove the players with a high-strung, nervous vim.
  • She always had trouble sleeping and was tense and high-strung. for more
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