hyperactive
hyperactive hyperactive a. Exhibiting hyperactivity. [PJC]

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  • hyperactive — 1852, from HYPER (Cf. hyper ) + ACTIVE (Cf. active) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hyperactive — [adj] excessively active excitable, high strung, hyper*, overactive, overzealous, uncontrollable, wild; concepts 401,404 …   New thesaurus

  • hyperactive — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ abnormally or extremely active. DERIVATIVES hyperactivity noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hyperactive — [hī΄pər ak′tiv] adj. extremely, esp. abnormally, active hyperactivity [hī′pərak tiv′ə tē] n …   English World dictionary

  • hyperactive — hyperaction /huy peuhr ak sheuhn/, n. hyperactively, adv. /huy peuhr ak tiv/, adj. 1. unusually or abnormally active: a company s hyperactive growth; the child s hyperactive imagination. 2. (of children) displaying exaggerated physical activity… …   Universalium

  • hyperactive — hy·per·ac·tive .hī pə rak tiv adj affected with or exhibiting hyperactivity broadly more active than is usual or desirable hyperactive n an individual who is hyperactive * * * hy·per·ac·tive (hi″pər akґtiv) pertaining to or… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperactive — [[t]ha͟ɪpəræ̱ktɪv[/t]] ADJ Someone who is hyperactive is unable to relax and is always moving about or doing things. His research was used in planning treatments for hyperactive children. Derived words: hyperactivity [[t]ha͟ɪpəræktɪ̱vɪti[/t]] N… …   English dictionary

  • hyperactive — adjective Date: 1867 1. affected with or exhibiting hyperactivity; broadly more active than is usual or desirable 2. intricately or elaborately designed or detailed • hyperactive noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hyperactive — Trouble du déficit de l attention Trouble déficit de l attention / hyperactivité Classification et ressources externes CIM 10 F90 trouble hyperkinétique Le TDA/H ou trouble déficit de l attention/hyperactivité (en anglais Attention deficit… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hyperactive — ● hyperactif, hyperactive adjectif et nom Qui est en proie à l hyperactivité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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