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  • noun The property of being overwrought.


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  • Unless, of course, the overwroughtness is part of the humor?

    HH Com 157 Miss Snark 2006

  • Whether as McLovin (the iconic role he played in his cinematic debut, Superbad) or as Red Mist, M-P nails the overwroughtness of teenhood.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com Brad Balfour 2010

  • When I attacked that argument, you moved to Anthony’s overwroughtness and insinuate that he’s a hypocrite by wagering that he’s pro-affirmative action.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real Torture Debate 2010

  • It had not, of course, and at some point in his vigil Bob had finally passed out from exhaustion and beer (and, as he and Manfred now understood, overwroughtness and excessive emotion), and when he’d returned, bleary and messy, to his normal life the next day, he’d learned that nobody wanted him anymore.

    Drowned Hopes Westlake, Donald E. 1990


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