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HIGH-STRUNG

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does high-strung mean? 

HIGH-STRUNG (adjective)
  The adjective HIGH-STRUNG has 1 sense:

1. being in a tense state

  Familiarity information: HIGH-STRUNG used as an adjective is very rare.


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HIGH-STRUNG (adjective)


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Meaning:

Being in a tense state

Synonyms:

edgy; restive; overstrung; nervy; jumpy; in suspense; highly strung; high-strung; uptight; jittery

Similar:

tense (in or of a state of physical or nervous tension)


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