Examples of hyperkinetic in a Sentence
an elderly couple who are unable to control their hyperkinetic grandson
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So many bad things surfaced for the Capitals during a hyperkinetic opener that featured the most lead changes (four), according to the Elias Sports Bureau, in Stanley Cup finals history.
Christian Mejia’s ever-changing lighting design, on Kuo-Hao Luo’s industrial, scaffolding-heavy set design, gives the show the hyperkinetic energy of a rock concert until Jesus’ last moments.
Boxes of Nesquik chocolate powder no longer include Nestle’s hyperkinetic bunny.
Around them the shouts and squeals of other children and the shrill whistles of a referee created a hyperkinetic cacophony reminiscent of any playground.
As in video games, the action is lurid, hyperkinetic, and gruesomely violent, with nods to Grand Theft Auto and a comparably infelicitous treatment of the few women characters who show up.
Fifteen years later, Little Richard and Cindy Crawford reprised the ad, including a more hyperkinetic version of the classic jingle.
The scene takes Eggsy all over London, and in keeping with director Matthew Vaughn’s signature style, is hyperkinetic and wild.
But despite 4's lack of crossover hits, Beyonce absolutely slayed her hyperkinetic set with singles new and old, including a brief Destiny's Child reunion mini-set for punctuation.
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Did You Know?
Since the prefix hyper- means "above, beyond", hyperkinetic describes motion beyond the usual. The word is usually applied to children, and often describes the condition of almost uncontrollable activity or muscular movements called attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder *(ADHD). Kids with ADHD are usually not just hyperkinetic but also inattentive, forgetful, and flighty. Though they're often treated with drugs, many experts believe there are better ways of dealing with the problem. Lots of people now shorten both *hyperactive and hyperkinetic to simply hyper ("He's been hyper all morning"), but usually don't mean it too seriously.
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