high-strung


high–strung

adjective \ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

: very nervous or easily upset

Full Definition of HIGH-STRUNG

:  having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament

First Known Use of HIGH-STRUNG

1748

high–strung

adjective \-ˈstrəŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HIGH–STRUNG

: having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament

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