HyperDic: highly_strung

English > 1 sense of the expression highly strung:
ADJECTIVEallhighly strung, edgy, high-strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptightbeing in a tense state
English > highly strung: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningIn a tense state.
Synonymsedgy, high-strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight
BroadertenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
Spanishagobiado, inquieto, intranquilo, nerviosa, nervioso
Catalaninquiet, irritable, nerviós

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