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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Excited; Perturbed

Usage examples (35)
  • I was so wrought-up, I felt a shiver, like a sailor when someone whistles at sea.
  • All present noticed the wrought-up condition of the sub-lieutenant, and the latter soon exhibited evidence that he was breaking down.
  • I don't get as wrought-up about minutiae, but I also probably miss some of the transient highs of people whose lifespan is limited to here and now.
  • In these wrought-up times, it's a persona that has considerable appeal to the grass roots of the Democratic Party, if not, as yet, to the nation at large. for more
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