What does overwrought mean?

Definitions for overwroughtˈoʊ vərˈrɔt, ˌoʊ vər-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overwrought.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. distraught, overwrought(adj)

    deeply agitated especially from emotion

    "distraught with grief"


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

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


  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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overwrought

    ō-vėr-rawt′, pa.p. of Overwork, worked too hard: too highly excited: worked all over: overdone.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overwrought in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overwrought in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for overwrought

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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