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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Too tightly strung; Being in a tense state.

Usage examples (42)
  • An overstrung archery bow
  • Adjective : Their nerves were badly overstrung
  • In case such an instrument has "overstrung" wires, it can be restored to a tone that is better than that of the usual upright piano.
  • Her brother was tired and overstrung, but not suppressed. for more
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