hy·​per·​charged ˌhī-pər-ˈchärjd How to pronounce hypercharged (audio)
variants or hyper-charged
: highly charged : possessing or expressing extremely strong emotion
hypercharged political speech

Examples of hypercharged in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But there’s something rather innocent about this depiction, which isn’t trying to be a scandalous or searing portrait of youth but to create an emotionally authentic representation of this hypercharged and sensitive age. Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 20 Jan. 2022 The bank had reported in its latest annual report that 87.5% of its $173.1 billion in deposits were uninsured as of the end of 2022 — a signal of its rapid growth in the hypercharged Silicon Valley economy of recent years. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 10 Mar. 2023 Amid a hypercharged political atmosphere in which protests have become a mainstay in council chambers, Hernandez has deep ties to many of the grass-roots organizers that some of her colleagues appear to openly disdain. Los Angeles Times, 21 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1892, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hypercharged was in 1892

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“Hypercharged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypercharged. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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