High-strung synonyms

hī'strŭng'
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The definition of tense is a state where your muscles are tight, or where you are filled with nervousness and anxiety.
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Anxious and eager, especially to begin something
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Easily excited.
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Not satisfied to be at rest or in peace; averse to repose; eager for change; discontented.
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(entertainment/advertising jargon): on the edge between acceptable and offensive; pushing the boundaries of good taste; dodgy
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Emotionally stimulated or overexcited.
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(Informal) Having the jitters
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Easily startled
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Suffering stress (either physical or mental)
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Showing strain; tense
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Awkward; constrained
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Rigidly conventional, as in manners, opinions, and tastes:
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Equipped with a system of wires, as for electric, telephone, cable television, or computer network connections.
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Without wind or motion; still; quiet
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Alternative spelling of laid-back.
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Alternative spelling of easygoing.
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Inclined or disposed to peace; peaceable:
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being in a tense state
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(UK) Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.
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Too highly strung; tense
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Refusing to move, especially in a forward direction.
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Easily irritated.
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