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Meaning of OVERWROUGHT

Pronunciation:  'owvur'rot

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  deeply agitated especially from emotion; "distraught with grief"
 

OVERWROUGHT is a 11 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: agitated, distraught
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`ver*wrought\, p. p. & a. from {Overwork}.
Wrought upon excessively; overworked; overexcited.

 
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