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The Brothers Karamazov
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overwrought -- as in: overwrought from lack of sleep
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "But all this, if you’ll excuse my saying so, is a matter of nerves, in my opinion . your overwrought nerves, that’s what it is.

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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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