worked-up

or worked up, wrought-up

[ wurkt-uhp ]
/ ˈwɜrktˈʌp /

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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Example sentences from the Web for worked-up

  • In manufacturing districts the transit of iron and minerals and worked-up metal is managed with considerable ability.

    Field and Hedgerow|Richard Jefferies
  • Paul Ardite called to the worked-up traveler of the deep blue sea.

  • But the veil mercifully returned, and with it Dick's worked-up sense of injury.