overactive


over·ac·tive

adjective \-ˈak-tiv\

: too active especially in a way that produces a bad result

Full Definition of OVERACTIVE

:  excessively or abnormally active <overactive glands> <an overactive imagination>
over·ac·tiv·i·ty \-ak-ˈti-və-tē\ noun

Examples of OVERACTIVE

  1. She has an overactive bladder.
  2. His crazy ideas are products of an overactive imagination.

First Known Use of OVERACTIVE

1647

over·ac·tive

adjective \ˌō-və-ˈrak-tiv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OVERACTIVE

: excessively or abnormally active <an overactive mind> <overactive glands>
over·ac·tiv·i·ty \-ˌrak-ˈtiv-ət-ē\ noun, plural over·ac·tiv·i·ties

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