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high–strung

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

Simple Definition of high–strung

  • : very nervous or easily upset

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–strung

  1. :  having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament

1748

First Known Use of high–strung

1748


HIGH–STRUNG Defined for Kids

high–strung

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adjective \ˈhī-ˈstrəŋ\

Definition of high–strung for Students

  1. :  very sensitive or nervous <a high-strung horse>




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high–strung

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adjective \-ˈstrəŋ\

Medical Definition of high–strung

  1. :  having an extremely nervous or sensitive temperament




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