over-alert

over-alert

adj
abnormally alert
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They have seen success, especially with students who are over-alert, such as those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
The other day Veena Malik while plugging the revamped version of her TV show to a sleepy man and an over-alert girl claimed that she's expecting her name to be listed in the Guinness Book of World Records.
Carbo, with wild, white hair, unkempt beard and over-alert, mildly crazed expression, looks like an aging Christ; he's close to the Quixote of popular imagination, a driven figure who's battered but far from down.