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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Being in a tense state.

Usage examples (31)
  • Where I get a little uptight is when I think about the current job hunt … and I’m told I don’t have enough experience.
  • I'm easy, open, free, not that kind of uptight American.
  • Wanda Thaxton also saw her "uptight" son-in-law for what he was.
  • She seemed quiet and kind of uptight (especially for a yoga instructor). for more
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