Definition of 'overwrought'
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But it does have the effect of pouring balm on overwrought emotions. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes you are so emotionally overwrought that you can't speak for half an hour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Its lessons may at times seem overwrought, but they can be widely applied. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Hundreds of bands roamed the land, exciting already overwrought emotions in city after city. Christianity Today (2000)Yet much else seems overwrought. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a vibrant piece - perhaps a little overwrought to be fully credible - that promises quite a ride. Times, Sunday Times (2007)THEY seem to be getting a little bit tense at Chelsea right now, a little bit overwrought. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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