Definition for overstrung (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), o·ver·strung; o·ver·strung or (Rare) o·ver·stringed; o·ver·string·ing.
Examples from the Web for overstrung
She was overstrung and tired out, and the coolness of her reception seemed like a plunge into an icy bath.Loyal to the School|Angela Brazil
It wore a severe, and, to Mr. Binney's overstrung perceptions, it seemed a contemptuous look.Peter Binney|Archibald Marshall
But it is all through every one being so overstrung, I suppose.Hunting the Skipper|George Manville Fenn
It had a curious effect upon his overstrung nerves, this expanse of moonlit water.The Marriage of Esther|Guy Boothby
But the Bastille had fallen, and the noise of its fall set the nerves of the overstrung English liberals vibrating.William Blake|Charles Gardner