Examples of overwrought in a Sentence
The witness became overwrought as she described the crime.
became overwrought when she heard that her child was missing
Recent Examples of overwrought from the Web
Next to their louche irreverence, the language surrounding them has felt clumsy and overwrought from the beginning.
The new cabin is airy, and the design never feels overwrought.
Its philosophizing can seem at times overly facile, or overwrought.
By John Sleezer | Vahe Gregorian The bullpen squandered an overwrought yet productive outing from Duffy, who struck out nine and yielded six hits.
Most of the accusations were overwrought, but the barrage was overwhelming.
With the dress code for the event leaning towards slinky sexiness or overwrought glamour, guests tend to pull out revealing couture, but Stewart kept things cool.
And after his overwrought performance in the game that vanquished Mexico on Monday, Neymar hatred has traveled quite a bit farther than that.
Scorpion masquerades as self-examination, which only heightens its overwrought sentimentality: Side A grapples with ego, legacy, and fame, while Side B shifts to downtempo.
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OVERWROUGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overwrought for English Language Learners
: very excited or upset
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