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worked-up

or worked up, wrought-up

[ wurkt-uhp ]
/ ˈwɜrktˈʌp /
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adjective

excited; perturbed: She's all worked-up about the new deadline.

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Origin of worked-up

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for worked-up

worked up

adjective

agitated or excited
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