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hyper-

(word root) excessive, above, over
Examples of words with the root hyper-: hyperactive

hy·per

 (hī′pər)
adj. Slang
1. Having a very excitable or nervous temperament; high-strung.
2. Emotionally stimulated or overexcited.

[Short for hyperactive.]

hyper

(ˈhaɪpə)
adj
informal overactive; overexcited
[C20: probably independent use of hyper-]

hy•per

(ˈhaɪ pər)

adj. Informal.
1. very excitable or nervous; overexcited; keyed up.
2. hyperactive.
3. obsessively concerned; fanatical; rabid.
[1970–75; probably independent use of hyper-]

hyper-

a prefix meaning “excessive,” “undue” ( hypercritical; hypersensitive); “unusual, abnormal” ( hyperactive; hyperinflation), used esp. in terms denoting conditions of the body in which substances or functions are at above-normal levels ( hyperglycemia; hypertension),sometimes as a counterpart to a word formed with hypo-; “greatly exceeding norms” ( hypersonic); “forming an analogue (to the thing named) in space of more than four dimensions” ( hyperspace); “connecting in a nonsequential manner” ( hypertext).Compare super-.
[< Greek, prefixal use of hypér over, above; c. Latin super (see super-); akin to over]
Translations

hyper

[ˈhaɪpəʳ] ADJhiperactivo
to go hyperdesmadrarse, ponerse hiperactivo

hyper

[ˈhaɪpər] adj (= overexcited) → surexcité(e)

hyper

(fam) hiperactivo, acelerado (fam)
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