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Overwrought (agitated; overdone) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.
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Definition of the adjective overwrought
What does overwrought mean as an attribute of a noun?
Alternative definition of the adjective overwrought
- in a state of excessive nervousness, excitement, or anger; Extremely tense, anxious, or upset; filled with emotion, emotional; uneasy
- elaborate; overdone
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Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)
by Murali Mohan Hundigam
aroused—stirred Emotionally charged speech—rhapsody Emotionally confused—hung up Emotionally demonstrative—effusive, gushing Emotionally detached and unbiased—dispassionate, objective Emotionally excited— overwrought ...
by Chris Baldick
By extension, 'purple prose' is lavishly figurative, rhythmic, or otherwise overwrought. See also bombast, fustian. pyrrhic A hypothetical metrical unit sometimes invoked in traditional *scansion: it consists of two unstressed syllables (or, ...
by Robert Blumenfeld
school of artistic and intellectual thought, literature, and theatrical presentation that reacted against classicism and portrayed passionate, overwrought, heightened emotional stories of aspiration, love, ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
uptight nervous and upset: fraught, overwrought nervous disorder like a phobia , mania, depression: neurosis nervous disorder with fatigue, memory loss: neurasthenia nervous disorder with irregular and uncontrollable muscle movement: ...
by Jana Ranson
aeronaut, afterthought, Argonaut, astronaut, cosmonaut, juggernaut, overwrought. -awth (1) broth, cloth, froth, moth, sloth, swath, troth, wroth. (2) betroth, broadcloth, sackcloth. (3) behemoth. MM (1) cause, clause, gauze, hawse, pause.
by Martin H. Manser
approach overturn to turn or overthrow overview survey overweight weighing more than is normal or healthy overwhelm to engulf or overcome overwork to work too hard overwrought tense; excited oviduct tube through which ova pass from ...
by Sidney L. Landau
OVERWROUGHT. wry adj. 1 askew, distorted, warped, crooked, bent, twisted, displaced, contorted, deformed, awry. 2 ironic, sardonic, dry, quizzical, mocking, sarcastic, droll, perverse, rueful, satiric, cynical. ant 1 straight, unbent, normal, ...
Virgo overwrought: Tourm. paralyzed: Childhood, Sedum, Sunset L. passage: Adjustment Over Time passion: Mondarda, Peonies, Rudb., Wand passive: Cancer past: Aries, Crimson Rose, Leo, Tiger L., Wand peace: Larimar possible: Libra ...
by Bryan A. Garner
The Overwrought Metaphor MISCUES A. Unintended Word Association B. Misplaced Modifiers C. Remote Antecedents D. Failure to Hyphenate ...
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- Sarah overwrought by art
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- Overwrought toddler in own-cake birthday crisis
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- "and it's Holy Crap That's Overwrought by a nose!"
Betting-parlor emulating Horse Track Race betting game. Crazy to think how much an installment must cost.
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Scrabble value of O1V4E1R1W4R1O1U1G2H4T1
The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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