hy·​per·​ex·​cit·​ed | \ ˌhī-pər-ik-ˈsī-təd How to pronounce hyperexcited (audio) \
variants: or hyper-excited

Definition of hyperexcited

: extremely or excessively excited : characterized by or displaying intense or excessive excitement or excitation a hyper-excited dog And I really like that "Iron Chef" show where the Japanese host, who clearly needs to switch to decaf, gets all hyperexcited about the secret ingredient.The Flint (Michigan) Journal The daily pill is believed to ease withdrawal symptoms by quieting areas in the brain that become hyperexcited after drinking alcohol is stopped.— Kay Lazar Instead of playing these nerdy, hyper-excited or sensitive characters, I'd rather just be this loser that I really am.— Ali Wong

Other Words from hyperexcited

hyperexcitement \ ˌhī-​pər-​ik-​ˈsīt-​mənt How to pronounce hyperexcitement (audio) \ or less commonly hyper-excitement noun
Isaac, meanwhile, is spinning the revolving door of the cafe wildly in hyperexcitement of seeing Santa. — Daniel P. Finney Reich captures the enthusiasm, transcendent optimism and hyperexcitement that characterized everything Nelson Rockefeller did … — Casper W. Weinberger … manic-depressive patients—who alternate between hyper-excitement and depression over many years … — Solomon H. Snyder

First Known Use of hyperexcited

1826, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperexcited.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperexcited. Accessed 22 January 2020.

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hy·​per·​ex·​cit·​ed | \ -rik-ˈsīt-əd How to pronounce hyperexcited (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperexcited

: characterized by unusual or excessive excitement an acute hyperexcited state

Other Words from hyperexcited

hyperexcitement \ -​rik-​ˈsīt-​mənt How to pronounce hyperexcitement (audio) \ noun

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