hyperkinetic


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hy·per·ki·net·ic

 (hī′pər-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-)
adj.
1. Having or exhibiting hyperkinesia or hyperactivity.
2. Wildly fast-paced or excited; frenetic: a hyperkinetic sales pitch.
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THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (PG) HHHH H ROLL up and rock out for director Michael Gracey's hyperkinetic, foot-stomping musical based on the topsy-turvy life of circus impresario and master of shameless selfpromotion Phineas Taylor Barnum (Hugh Jackman, pictured).
CERTIFICATE: PG (105 mins) ROLL up and rock out for director Michael Gracey's hyperkinetic, foot-stomping musical based on the topsyturvy life of circus impresario and master of shameless selfpromotion, Phineas Taylor Barnum.
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN 15 ROLL up and rock out for director Michael Gracey's hyperkinetic, footstomping musical based on the topsyturvy life of circus impresario Phineas Taylor Barnum.
First reported in 1982 by Koufman and Blalock, (9) muscle tension dysphonia characterized by altered laryngeal biomechanics has since been referred to by different terms, including functional dysphonia, hyper-functional dysphonia, and hyperkinetic dysphonia.
Ritchie invigorates dull storytelling with trademark hyperkinetic brio and snappy editing, plus a throwaway cameo by David Beckham (replete with disfiguring facial make-up), who is just as wooden as the uprights he occasionally struck during his glory days with Manchester United.
A 2015 Danish national birth cohort study, involving 64,322 children and mothers, found an association between maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders with hyperkinetic symptoms.
The hospital stated that 1,309 children were receiving outpatient treatment, and that there were on average eight new cases a week, including for hyperkinetic disorder, autism, learning difficulties, reduced mental abilities, anxiety, obsessions, phobias, depression and psychosis.
The other problem facing Blue Ice is that it's more akin to a random whirl of hyperkinetic jumps from one astonishing image to another without any narrative thread to link your progress.
New Delhi, and India in general, are modern and ancient, growing like Topsy, crushed into one another, in a hyperkinetic mix, something like Mexico on amphetamines.
The physical place created by Chambliss and his team--all spires, plazas, floating gardens, maglev transportation and highways in the sky--was transformed into a hyperkinetic metropolis by multiple layers of visual effects created by artists from several shops, including ILM, Hybride and Rodeo FX.
Thirty percent of children met the criteria for any psychiatric diagnosis, the most common being Oppositional Defiant Disorder (14%) and Hyperkinetic Disorders (10%).
Tourette syndrome is a hyperkinetic movement disorder manifested by motor and phonic tics, which are often accompanied by neurobehavioral disorders such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.