Definition of overwrought:
intense, spent, bedizened, tempestuous, hysterical, high-strung, overdecorated, hyperactive, frenzied, distraught, passionate, agitated, ardent, histrionic, emotional, weary, affected, gingerbready, neurotic, nervous, overactive, excited, excitable, florid, gingerbread, fussy, worn, impassioned, torrid, hectic, heated, soulful, gingerbreaded, tired.
She could not treat it as the mere creation of her own overwrought imagination, and yet she would be true to Freddy in the sense that she would do absolutely nothing to get into closer touch with the world behind the veil.- "There was a King in Egypt", Norma Lorimer.
Spink, if you try to say those things that people always say- that it was imagination, that I was overwrought, that my mind, moving all the day among the facts and realities of Lutetia's life, suddenly projected a picture- I'll never speak to you again.- "Out of the Air", Inez Haynes Irwin.
The only circumstance that troubled him was when his eye fell upon Lilian, and he saw her crying with excitement; a fear passed through his mind that she might be overwrought and fall into hysterics, or faint.- "Denzil Quarrier", George Gissing.