overstrung


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overstrung

(of a piano) having two sets of strings crossing each other at an oblique angle
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In general, Alfa Romeo has produced a sedan that drives far lighter and more athletically than expected, without feeling overstrung.
If the inhabitants' overstrung nerves are dismissed as an explanation for the ghostly occurrences at the mansion, the reader is left with a squadron of unruly objects that seem to be in a permanent state of rebellion against the quiescence of their domestic existence.
And this time, that uncertainty has been exacerbated by the worst recession since the Great Depression and the past decade's steep back-to-back bear markets, leaving investors overstrung and jumpy.