overwrought

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Past participle of overwork, see wrought.

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overwrought (comparative more overwrought, superlative most overwrought)

  1. In a state of excessive nervousness, excitement, or anger; Extremely tense, anxious, or upset; filled with emotion, emotional; uneasy.
  2. Elaborate; overdone.

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