hyperdevelopment

noun
hy·​per·​de·​vel·​op·​ment | \ ˌhī-pər-di-ˈve-ləp-mənt How to pronounce hyperdevelopment (audio) , -dē- \
variants: or hyper-development

Definition of hyperdevelopment

: intense or excessive development hyperdevelopment of surrounding towns

Other Words from hyperdevelopment

hyperdeveloped \ ˌhī-​pər-​di-​ˈve-​ləpt How to pronounce hyperdevelopment (audio) , -​dē-​ \ or hyper-developed adjective
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

First Known Use of hyperdevelopment

1858, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperdevelopment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperdevelopment. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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