Nervous vs Overstrung - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between nervous and overstrung

is that nervous is (obscure) of a piece of writing: forceful, powerful while overstrung is excessively tense or nervous.

nervous

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (obscure) Of a piece of writing: forceful, powerful.
  • * '>citation
  • Easily agitated or alarmed; on edge or edgy.
  • Apprehensive, anxious, hesitant, worried.
  • Relating to or affecting the nerves.
  • the central nervous system

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Antonyms

    * calm, relaxed

    Derived terms

    * nervously * nervousness * nervous breakdown * nervous energy * autonomic nervous system * central nervous system * enteric nervous system * parasympathetic nervous system * peripheral nervous system * sympathetic nervous system

    References

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    overstrung

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Excessively tense or nervous
  • Strung too tightly