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high-strung

high-strung

 
pronunciation:
haI struhng
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: exceptionally nervous; easily upset; usually tense.
a high-strung horse
synonyms:
excitable, nervous, skittish, tense, touchy, uptight
antonyms:
easygoing, laid-back
similar words:
edgy, hyperactive, restless, snappish, temperamental
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