hyperemotional

adjective
hyper·​emo·​tion·​al | \ ˌhī-pər-i-ˈmō-shnəl How to pronounce hyperemotional (audio) , -shə-nᵊl \
variants: or hyper-emotional

Definition of hyperemotional

: extremely or overly emotional hyperemotional employees She uses the term "hysteria" in the layman's sense to refer broadly to any hyperemotional state accompanied by histrionic and attention-seeking behaviour.— Stuart Sutherland

Other Words from hyperemotional

hyperemotionality \ ˌhī-​pər-​i-​ˌmō-​shə-​ˈna-​lə-​tē How to pronounce hyperemotional (audio) \ or hyper-emotionality noun
children experiencing hyperemotionality

First Known Use of hyperemotional

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperemotional.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperemotional. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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