Overwrought in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Overwrought

Excessively nervous, excited, tense, angry, anxious, or upset; overemotional; very uneasy. | Elaborate; overdone.

Short Example Sentences for Overwrought

  • 1. She was no longer an overwrought child. 🔊
  • 2. You are overwrought to-night. 🔊
  • 3. He knew that he was in an overwrought mood. 🔊
  • 4. They are the greatest anodyne for an overwrought mind. 🔊
  • 5. The groan of an overwrought soul escaped him. 🔊
  • 6. She had been overwrought these forty-eight hours past. 🔊
  • 7. The jar was the breaking touch to his overwrought nerves. 🔊
  • 8. Sally is overwrought now, nervously exhausted. 🔊
  • 9. Griffiths, overwrought by sun and sickness, exploded. 🔊
  • 10. He is tormented by the feverish fancies of overwrought nerves. 🔊
  • 11. The ascent to his overwrought mind seemed to consume an age. 🔊
  • 12. As if to spite her overwrought emotions, she turned on him sharply. 🔊
  • 13. To some this may sound merely like the grating of overwrought nerves. 🔊
  • 14. The girl's overwrought nerves gave way. 🔊
  • 15. The affront embodied in the fruit affected a mind much overwrought of late. 🔊
  • 16. And she laughed, the shrill, choking laughter of overwrought nerves. 🔊
  • 17. Mike's was the walk of the Overwrought Soul. 🔊
  • 18. I didn't stop to think of his overwrought condition, mentally and physically. 🔊

How to use Overwrought in Sentences?

  • 1. She was overwrought in the fervor of her principles; she was in an anguish of protest. 🔊
  • 2. The freckled face went gray as the overwrought stomach writhed in sickening nausea. 🔊
  • 3. Our overwrought nerves had urged us to unreasoning rebellion, and we had yielded to them. 🔊
  • 4. In his weakened, overwrought condition, this aspect of the case outranked all others. 🔊
  • 5. Grant, overwrought with anxiety, had been suffering from an excruciating headache all night long. 🔊
  • 6. The discovery came as a great relief to the overwrought mind of the Kaffir lad. 🔊
  • 7. Think what overwrought reverence that shows for the turnip, and what callous disrespect for the girl. 🔊
  • 8. She felt not the strain on the tendrils of her mind; that her overwrought brain was swaying between madness and reason. 🔊
  • 9. Even those whose nerves were most overwrought by the long-drawn-out negotiations, admitted that it was a diplomatic victory. 🔊
  • 10. Any opiate would have been welcome to me, that would have dulled the overwrought nerves of the girl in the room within. 🔊
  • 11. Her eyes were brimming with tears; he thought her overwrought and weary, and passed them by in silence. 🔊
  • 12. His overwrought nerves being temporarily relieved by the cachinnation, he regained for a few minutes some measure of composure and sanity. 🔊
  • 13. The only day and night nurse was an overwrought mother, who got into bed with the same disease as soon as the daughter got out of it. 🔊
  • 14. Helen heard, and, overwrought as she was by nights of assiduous care, the speech both pained and angered her. 🔊
  • 15. My very heart seemed to stop and listen, while my nerves seemed as if they must surely snap, so overwrought were they. 🔊
  • 16. That he was probably suffering from overwrought nerves, resulting from excessive risks which his run had involved, is a more correct inference. 🔊
  • 17. The mere thought exasperated, with its suggestions of imagination, overwrought nerves, hysteria, and the rest. 🔊