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Meaning of HIGH-STRUNG

Pronunciation:  hI strung

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  being in a tense state
 

HIGH-STRUNG is a 11 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: edgy, highly strung, in suspense(p), jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, tense, uptight
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\High"-strung`\, a.
Strung to a high pitch; spirited; sensitive; as, a
high-strung horse.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: agitable, all nerves, apprehensive, edgy, emotional, emotionally unstable, eruptive, excitable, explosive, fearful, fidgety, frightened, goosey, highly emotional, high-mettled, high-spirited, hypersensitive, inflammable, irascible, irritable, jittery, jumpy, mettlesome, miffy, nerves on edge, nervous, nervy, on edge, oversensitive, overstrung, panicky, perturbable, prickly, sensitive, skittish, spooky, startlish, taut, temperamental, tetchy, thin-skinned, ticklish, tight, touchy, twittery, uneasy, unrelaxed, unrestful, uptight, volcanic
 

 

 

 

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