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emotionally upset

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Bradley was a brave man; ordinarily his nerves were of steel; but to be at the mercy of some unknown and nameless horror, to be unable to defend himself--it was these things that almost unstrung him, for at best he was only human.
goin' to get married and the rest-- thought you might be unstrung, eh, a trifle?
She was really quite unstrung, for the reaction from her fright and cramped clinging was making itself felt.
And now, with my nerves already excited and half unstrung, I could not hear those words so sweetly warbled forth without some symptoms of emotion I was not able to suppress.
Tarzan noticed this as he had noticed it many times in the past--that always his sudden coming among them left them nervous and unstrung for a considerable time, and that they one and all found it necessary to satisfy themselves that he was indeed Tarzan by smelling about him a half dozen or more times before they calmed down.
All was still outside--all but the smothered weeping of the unstrung wretch upon our hands.
The nerves of Mr Dolls,' remarked Eugene to Lightwood, 'are considerably unstrung.
Invitation to tender : Detailed Project Description 180 m3 concrete; Anchor unstrung 75 St; Micropiles 45 St; Reinforcement 9 t; Cut / excavation 350 m3
com/others/news/edward-goreys-88th-birthday-marked-by-google-doodle-334017) well-known titles by the author include "The Unstrung Harp," "The Doubtful Guest," and the "The Gashlycrumb Tinies.
Enter the Brazilian lass with 8,000 piercings, who I presume is Elizabeth Duke's best customer, a bloke with the record for the fastest mile on a grasshopper and some geezer in Nepal jumping through an unstrung tennis racket.
Henson Alternative's Stuffed and Unstrung featuring The Miskreant Puppets.
CECILY Brennan's challenging short films, Unstrung and Melancholia, continue the Love Video series at Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno, until May 7.
Amanda Roocroft's first Governess was subtly but unsettlingly unstrung.
STUFFED AND UNSTRUNG is a live uncensored show that lets loose the perilous and provocative elements of comedic improvisation on stage with a bunch of puppets.