hyper active

hyperactive

[hahy-per-ak-tiv]
adjective
1.
unusually or abnormally active: a company's hyperactive growth; the child's hyperactive imagination.
2.
(of children) displaying exaggerated physical activity sometimes associated with neurologic or psychologic causes.

Origin:
1865–70; hyper- + active

hyperaction [hahy-per-ak-shuhn] , noun
hyperactively, adverb
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hyperactive (ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv)
 
adj
abnormally active
 
hyper'action
 
n
 
hyperac'tivity
 
n

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hyperactive hy·per·ac·tive (hī'pər-āk'tĭv)
adj.

  1. Highly or excessively active, as a gland.

  2. Having behavior characterized by constant overactivity.

  3. Afflicted with attention deficit disorder.

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