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o·ver·ac·tive

 (ō′vər-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Active to an excessive or abnormal degree: an overactive pituitary gland; an overactive imagination.

o′ver·ac·tiv′i·ty n.

overactive

(ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv)
adj
1. inordinately active
2. (Medicine) (of the thyroid or adrenal gland, nervous system, etc) functioning at too high a capacity

o•ver•ac•tive

(ˌoʊ vərˈæk tɪv)

adj.
exceptionally or excessively active; too active.
[1640–50]
o`ver•ac•tiv′i•ty, o′ver•ac′tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overactive - 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

overactive

[ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv] ADJcalenturienta; [thyroid] → hiperactivo

overactive

[ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv] adjtroppo attivo/a; (imagination) → sbrigliato/a
she's got an overactive thyroid → soffre di ipertiroidismo

overactive

adj hiperactivo, demasiado activo
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