I don't think "high-strung" applies to your context. It is a more permanent condition. I would use "nervous"
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What is the meaning of the word 'high-strung' in the following sentence? Nervous , anxious or excited or something else?
If I were taking this exam next week, I would be high-strung.
Ok and what is the meaning of 'high-strung'? please give example of usage in the sentence.
Last edited by shahjehansoomro; 30-Dec-2014 at 07:24. Reason: question mark
Please give any sentence using this word 'high-strung'.