Examples of strung out in a Sentence
stars strung out across the galaxy
she seems to have been strung out for most of the 1960s
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He was too strung out to be relied on for anything except helping a sick friend through withdrawal.
There’s no logical, rational reason as to why somebody strung out on drugs or alcohol should conceive a child.
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First Known Use of strung out
strung out Synonyms
Synonymsblasted [slang], blitzed [slang], bombed, high, hopped-up, loaded [slang], ripped [slang], spaced-out (or spaced), stoned, wasted [slang], wiped out [slang], zonked, zonked-out
Related Wordsaddicted, hooked
Near Antonymsabstemious, abstinent, clean, temperate; clearheaded, cool, level, steady
STRUNG OUT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of strung out for English Language Learners
: strongly affected by an illegal drug
: spread out with spaces between
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