strung out

strung out  {adj.},  {slang},  {colloquial}
1. Nervous, jittery, jumpy; generally ill because of drug use or withdrawal symptoms.
The only explanation I can think of for Max's behavior is that he must be strung out.
2. To suffer because of a lack of something previously accustomed to, such as the love and affection of someone.
Sue is all strung out for Jim; they've just split up.
Compare: SPACED OUT.
Categories: love {adj.} {colloquial} {slang}