hyperemotional

adjective hyper·emo·tion·al \ ˌhī-pər-i-ˈmō-shnəl , -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

hyperemotionality

play \ˌhī-pər-i-ˌmō-shə-ˈna-lə-tē\ or hyper-emotionality noun
    • children experiencing hyperemotionality

First Known Use of hyperemotional

1894

in the meaning defined above

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