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hy·per·ac·tive

 (hī′pər-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
1. Highly or excessively active: a hyperactive thyroid gland.
2. Characterized by or displaying excessive motor activity, restlessness, and often talkativeness: hyperactive behavior; hyperactive children.

hy′per·ac′tive·ly adv.
hy′per·ac·tiv′i·ty n.

hyperactive

(ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv)
adj
(Psychology) abnormally active
ˌhyperˈaction n
ˌhyperacˈtivity n

hy•per•ac•tive

(ˌhaɪ pərˈæk tɪv)

adj.
1. unusually or abnormally active: a hyperactive imagination.
2. (of children) displaying excessive physical activity sometimes associated with neurological or psychological causes.
[1865–70]
hy`per•ac′tion (-ˈæk ʃən) n.
hy`per•ac′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hyperactive - more active than normal; "a hyperactive child"
active - characterized by energetic activity; "an active toddler"; "active as a gazelle"; "an active man is a man of action"
Translations

hyperactive

[ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv] ADJhiperactivo

hyperactive

[ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv] adjhyperactif/ive

hyperactive

[ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv] adjiperattivo/a

hyperactive

a. hiperactivo-a, excesivamente activo-a.

hyperactive

adj hiperactivo
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