Translation of overwrought in Spanish:

overwrought

Pronunciation: /ˌəʊvərˈrɔːt; ˌəʊvəˈrɔːt/

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (agitated) alterado, exaltado
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    • She had looked forward to his return after a long absence; she had been in a nervous overwrought state after her husband's death and her health was not good.
    • Add to these the author's overwrought imagination, which refuses to settle for the number of persons the vehicle can safely carry.
    • She dismissed the thought as the result of her overwrought imagination, but it was all she could do not to run the last few steps to her cell.
    1.2 (elaborate) [pejorative/peyorativo] [prose/style] recargado
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    • The award for most overwrought writing about snow goes to…
    • Some overwrought writing mars an otherwise sharp and insightful exploration of homophobia in the deep South.
    • On the other hand, the straight-ahead rock, soul and Eurodance is the overwrought work of a man who should know better.

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