Synonyms of highly strung in English:

highly strung


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adjective

1‘a young artist with a highly strung temperament’

SYNONYMS

nervous, excitable, temperamental, sensitive, unstable, brittle, easily upset, easily agitated, on edge, edgy, jumpy, keyed up, irritable, fidgety, restive, restless, anxious, overanxious, tense, taut, stressed, overwrought, neurotic

British nervy

informal uptight, twitchy, wired, wound up, het up

British informal strung up, stressy

NZ Australian informal toey

dated overstrung

ANTONYMS

easy-going