Definition of Hyperactive

1. Adjective. More active than normal. "A hyperactive child"

Exact synonyms: Overactive
Similar to: Active
Derivative terms: Hyperactivity, Overactivity



Definition of Hyperactive

1. Adjective. having an increased state of activity ¹

2. Adjective. having attention deficit disorder (no longer used by the scientific community) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hyperactive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperactive

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hyperaccumulator
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hyperacetylate
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hyperacid
hyperacidities
hyperacidity
hyperactitivity
hyperactivate
hyperactivated
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hyperactive (current term)
hyperactive child syndrome
hyperactively
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hyperacuities
hyperacuity
hyperacusia
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hyperacusis
hyperacute
hyperacute purulent conjunctivitis

Literary usage of Hyperactive

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1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... Evaluate Function of Snap-25 in the hyperactive Mouse Mutant Coloboma MC Wilson, EJ. Hess*, TM Slater, and JB Bergsman Department of Neuropharmacology, ..."

2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"Adult outcome of hyperactive boys: Educational achievement, occupational rank, ... hyperactive boys almost grown up: V. Replication of psychiatric status. ..."

3. Value of Psychiatric Treatment: Its Efficacy in Severe Mental Disorders edited by Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"Second, treating hyperactive children markedly alters the way in which they are perceived and treated by others, therefore indicating that parents and ..."

4. Assessing Psychopathology and Behavior Problems in Persons With Mental (1994)
"(1989) found that ratings on the hyperactive- Distractible subscale correlated highly with (a) teacher ratings of DSM-ffl criteria for Attention Deficit ..."

5. Game Theory, Optimal Stopping, Probability and Statistics: Papers in Honor by F. Thomas Bruss, (, Thomas Shelburne Ferguson, Lucien Marie Le Cam (2000)
"The theory partitions kos into two classes, called "placid" kos and "hyperactive" kos. Mast values of hyperactive kos depend on which player has the greater ..."

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