hy·​per·​de·​vel·​op·​ment ˌhī-pər-di-ˈve-ləp-mənt How to pronounce hyperdevelopment (audio)
variants or hyper-development
: intense or excessive development
hyperdevelopment of surrounding towns
hyperdeveloped adjective
or hyper-developed
Blinded in a childhood accident, Daredevil upholds his passion for justice and rises to superhuman levels through hyper-developed senses of hearing, smell and touch, and extraordinary acrobatic abilities. Business Wire

Word History

First Known Use

1858, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hyperdevelopment was in 1858

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“Hyperdevelopment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperdevelopment. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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