Translation of highly-strung in Spanish:

highly-strung

Pronunciation /ˌhʌɪli ˈstrʌŋ/

adjective

British

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    • I'm highly strung, I can't sleep because of the stress and it's generally having a huge negative influence on me as a person.
    • ‘I wanted the character to be someone who had a real capacity to be a loving and supportive person but was also a little tightly wound and highly strung,’ says Lonergan.
    • I can't work for someone so highly strung and hot-tempered’.
    • They all seem far too highly strung to be spies.
    • Francesca Arena plays the highly strung pop diva with verve.
    • Lily was too skinny, and she was highly strung, and too interested in what other people thought of her.
    • Dick's parents split and he was brought up by his highly strung mother, who got him hooked on his most permanent and incurable addiction - Jungian therapy.
    • Highly intelligent individuals tend to be over-sensitive to the pin-pricks of the world, and often highly strung as well.
    • From a Wiltshire gentry family at Wolf Hall, which the king visited in September 1535, she was said to be quiet and amiable, while Anne was growing more highly strung and imperious.
    • To say he's highly strung is an understatement.
    • Nora Ross plays Alice's highly strung daughter Barbara, who arrives for the birthday celebrations with her henpecked husband Cormac in tow.
    • They're also having to give her sleeping pills and all the rest of it, because Kimberly is very highly strung.
    • This is a calm sport, which means there is no room for highly strung or excitable people.
    • Sam can be hysterical and highly strung, as well as soft-hearted and sweet.
    • She is highly strung, manic, and surprisingly inarticulate for a university graduate.
    • Like Paula, he is highly strung and not always the calming influence that his wife needs to steady her ship from time to time.
    • And as you can imagine, the more highly strung a horse is, the harder it is to get them to stay still and jump over large obstacles without knocking them down.
    • He is a highly strung, frequently petulant man.
    • His highly strung equine patients accept his ministrations with untypical docility and rarely lash out.
    • Angelo is a late twentysomething drifter, living with his highly strung Italian immigrant family in Montreal.