1. agitated or excited

Words Nearby wrought-up

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How to use wrought-up in a sentence

  • The papers seem to be woefully wrought up over the financial rating of Mr. Harry Lehr.

  • I was all wrought up and ready to do anything, and now youve thoroughly put me out.

    The Circle | W. Somerset Maugham
  • The Minister, who adored politics with the fervour of a boy of twenty, was that day greatly wrought up on the subject.

    The conquest of Rome | Matilde Serao
  • Indeed, there is not a single portrait in Adam Bede—only the suggestions of experience wrought up into new combinations.

  • Carl, intensely wrought up, floundered to his bare feet, a "red-hot" in one hand and half a bun in the other.