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hyperactivehy‧per‧ac‧tive /ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv◂/ adjective  SSCENERGETICsomeone, especially a child, who is hyperactive is too active, and is not able to keep still or be quiet for very longattention deficit disordersee thesaurus at energetichyperactivity /ˌhaɪpərækˈtɪvəti/ noun [uncountable]
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hyperactiveThey pre-knew, pre-accepted, presumed that Casey was hyperactive.This brochure is full of sociable holidays for the hyperactive.Deborah had worried for a while that Scott was hyperactive and had considered taking him to get evaluated.Our youngest daughter was hyperactive, and it had a damaging effect on the whole family.Despite his Harlem location and hyperactive career, expectation out stripped his accomplishments.Do you have a hyperactive child?His Chanel show blasted the audience to the backs of their seats with 20,000-volt fashion and hyperactive disco music.To say a child is hyperactive does not say very much!The City is full of hyperactive executives who never stop rushing around.Even too much oxygen makes people hyperactive, until they eventually become less productive.
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