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|Adj.||1.||wound up - brought to a state of great tension; "all wound up for a fight"|
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
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adjective tense, strained, wired (slang), nervous, anxious, restless, edgy, jittery (informal), uptight (informal), on edge, jumpy, twitchy (informal), overwrought, fidgety, keyed up I was too wound up to sleep.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
wound up[ˌwaʊndˈʌp] adj → teso/a
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