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adjective hy·per \ˈhī-pər\

Simple Definition of hyper

  • : very excited, nervous, or active

Full Definition of hyper

  1. 1 :  high-strung, excitable; also :  highly excited

  2. 2 :  extremely active

Examples of hyper

  1. I get a little hyper when I drink too much coffee.

  2. <she's so hyper that she's the last person you'd want to turn to in an emergency>



Origin of hyper

short for hyperactive


First Known Use: circa 1942

Rhymes with hyper


hyper-

prefix hy·per

Simple Definition of hyper-

  • : excessively or extremely

  • : excessive or extreme

Full Definition of hyper-

  1. 1 :  above :  beyond :  super- <hypermarket>

  2. 2 a :  excessively <hypersensitive> b :  excessive <hyperemia>

  3. 3 :  that is or exists in a space of more than three dimensions <hyperspace>

  4. 4 :  bridging points within an entity (as a database or network) nonsequentially <hypertext>

  1. hy·per·acu·ity

  2. hy·per·acute

  3. hy·per·aes·thet·ic

  4. hy·per·ag·gres·sive

  5. hy·per·ag·gres·sive·ness

  6. hy·per·alert

  7. hy·per·arid

  8. hy·per·arous·al

  9. hy·per·aware

  10. hy·per·aware·ness

  11. hy·per·ca·tab·o·lism

  12. hy·per·cau·tious

  13. hy·per·charged

  14. hy·per·civ·i·lized

  15. hy·per·co·ag·u·la·bil·i·ty

  16. hy·per·co·ag·u·la·ble

  17. hy·per·com·pet·i·tive

  18. hy·per·con·cen·tra·tion

  19. hy·per·con·scious

  20. hy·per·con·scious·ness

  21. hy·per·de·vel·op·ment

  22. hy·per·ef·fi·cient

  23. hy·per·emo·tion·al

  24. hy·per·emo·tion·al·i·ty

  25. hy·per·en·dem·ic

  26. hy·per·en·er·get·ic

  27. hy·per·ex·cit·abil·i·ty

  28. hy·per·ex·cit·able

  29. hy·per·ex·cit·ed

  30. hy·per·ex·cite·ment

  31. hy·per·ex·cre·tion

  32. hy·per·fas·tid·i·ous

  33. hy·per·func·tion

  34. hy·per·func·tion·al

  35. hy·per·func·tion·ing

  36. hy·per·im·mune

  37. hy·per·im·mu·ni·za·tion

  38. hy·per·im·mu·nize

  39. hy·per·in·flat·ed

  40. hy·per·in·ner·va·tion

  41. hy·per·in·tel·lec·tu·al

  42. hy·per·in·tel·li·gent

  43. hy·per·in·tense

  44. hy·per·in·vo·lu·tion

  45. hy·per·ma·nia

  46. hy·per·man·ic

  47. hy·per·mas·cu·line

  48. hy·per·met·a·bol·ic

  49. hy·per·me·tab·o·lism

  50. hy·per·mo·bil·i·ty

  51. hy·per·mod·ern

  52. hy·per·mod·ern·ist

  53. hy·per·mu·ta·bil·i·ty

  54. hy·per·mu·ta·ble

  55. hy·per·na·tion·al·is·tic

  56. hy·per·phys·i·cal

  57. hy·per·pig·men·ta·tion

  58. hy·per·pig·ment·ed

  59. hy·per·pro·duc·er

  60. hy·per·pro·duc·tion

  61. hy·per·pure

  62. hy·per·ra·tio·nal

  63. hy·per·ra·tio·nal·i·ty

  64. hy·per·re·ac·tive

  65. hy·per·re·ac·tiv·i·ty

  66. hy·per·re·ac·tor

  67. hy·per·re·spon·sive

  68. hy·per·ro·man·tic

  69. hy·per·sa·line

  70. hy·per·sa·lin·i·ty

  71. hy·per·sal·i·va·tion

  72. hy·per·se·cre·tion

  73. hy·per·sen·si·ti·za·tion

  74. hy·per·sen·si·tize

  75. hy·per·som·no·lence

  76. hy·per·stat·ic

  77. hy·per·stim·u·late

  78. hy·per·stim·u·la·tion

  79. hy·per·sus·cep·ti·bil·i·ty

  80. hy·per·sus·cep·ti·ble

  81. hy·per·tense

  82. hy·per·typ·i·cal

  83. hy·per·vig·i·lance

  84. hy·per·vig·i·lant

  85. hy·per·vir·u·lent

  86. hy·per·vis·cos·i·ty

Origin of hyper-

Latin hyper-, from Greek, from hyper — more at over


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