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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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overwrought -- as in: overwrought from lack of sleep
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • The problem was that with just under a month to go until the exams and every free moment devoted to revision, his mind seemed so saturated with information when he went to bed he found it very difficult to get to sleep at all; and when he did, his overwrought brain presented him most nights with stupid dreams about the exams.

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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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