Etymology
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overwrought (adj.)

of feelings, imagination, etc., "worked up to too high a pitch, overexcited," 1758, literally "over-worked, worked too hard or too much," from over- + wrought. Earlier it meant "exhausted by work" (1660s), of oxen, etc., as a literal past participle of overwork (v.).

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Definitions of overwrought

overwrought (adj.)
deeply agitated especially from emotion;
Synonyms: distraught
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