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overwrought -- as in: overwrought from lack of sleep
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Babbitt
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  • V Though it was Paul who had seemed overwrought, Babbitt who had been the protecting big brother, Paul became clear-eyed and merry, while Babbitt sank into irritability.

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  • She is exhausted, nervous, and overwrought for good reason.
  • She is overwrought from pressure and lack of sleep.

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