overfraught

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

overfraught

  1. past participle of overfreight

Adjective[edit]

overfraught (comparative more overfraught, superlative most overfraught)

  1. Full of distress; overloaded with cares or worries.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
      All the time, our overfraught hearts are beating at a rate that would far outstrip the fastest gallop of the fastest horses ever foaled.