Definitions for overwroughtˈoʊ vərˈrɔt, ˌoʊ vər-

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  1. distraught, overwrought(adj)

    deeply agitated especially from emotion

    "distraught with grief"

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  1. Overwrought(p. p. & a.)

    Extremely agitated or excited; overexcited; -- of people.

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  1. overwrought(Adjective)

    in a state of excessive nervousness, excitement, or anger; Extremely tense, anxious, or upset; filled with emotion, emotional; uneasy

  2. overwrought(Adjective)

    elaborate; overdone

  3. Origin: past participle of overwork

Translations for overwrought

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  • hermostunut, kiihtynytFinnish
  • elaborato, sovraeccitato, alterato, ricercatoItalian

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