hy·​per·​en·​er·​get·​ic ˌhī-pər-ˌe-nər-ˈje-tik How to pronounce hyperenergetic (audio)
variants or hyper-energetic
: extremely or excessively energetic
The set has been decorated in a futuristic, high-tech mode, heavy with music-video overtones, including fake smoke and a bevy of attractive, hyperenergetic dancers, …Elaine Warren
hyperenergetic molecules
a hyper-energetic child
hyper-energetic music

Examples of hyperenergetic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Five assassins on the same train realize their missions might be connected in this action thriller that is mostly two opposite things at once: breezily lighthearted and overwrought; hyperenergetic and lazy; bracingly fresh and drearily derivative. Dallas News, 20 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hyperenergetic was in 1830

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“Hyperenergetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperenergetic. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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