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Definition of Overwrought

Overwrought
Overwork O`ver*work", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overworkedor Overwrought; p. pr. & vb. n. Overworking.] 1. To work beyond the strength; to cause to labor too much or too long; to tire excessively; as, to overwork a horse. 2. To fill too full of work; to crowd with labor. My days with toil are overwrought. --Longfellow. 3. To decorate all over.
Overwrought
Overwrought O`ver*wrought, p. p. & a. from Overwork. Wrought upon excessively; overworked; overexcited.

Meaning of Overwrought from wikipedia

- consensus was mixed at the time of release; criticism ranged from the "overwrought" plot, to Spielberg's downplaying of "disease and starvation". However...
- theatrical release and was dismissed by critics as "a confusing, painfully overwrought melodrama". In 2008, Thurman starred with Colin Firth and Jeffrey Dean...
- take in today's hyper-exposed world of pop", describing the show as "overwrought and uncomfortable at times, but [it] excels at challenging norms and...
- gave the film a compromising review, finding it to be overdeveloped and overwrought, stating, "The one thing you do need to know about Avengers: Endgame...
- (al-Farazdak, ix, 13); but this was dangerous to a man physically and mentally overwrought. Reşit Haylamaz; Fatih Harpci (7 August 2014). Prophet Muhammad – Sultan...
- allusions to the current pandemic resonate, skillfully avoiding the 'overwrought' trap." Han Cheung of the Taipei Times called the film a "slickly-produced...
- 2018. Collins, K. Austin (July 26, 2018). "Timothée Chalamet Makes the Overwrought Hot Summer Nights Worthwhile". Vanity Fair. Archived from the original...
- extension, purple prose is lavishly figurative, rhythmic, or otherwise overwrought. In philosophy, the nature of description has been an important question...
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- ] tone to sell hokey lines" in a series it described as "mawkish and overwrought". She took on the leading female role in the French action sequel Largo...