Examples of hyperkinetic in a Sentence
an elderly couple who are unable to control their hyperkinetic grandson
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But the petite, hyperkinetic woman had her hand in many things.
The hyperkinetic Williams has numerous off-court sponsors and business interests, from Nike and Gatorade to Home Shopping Network and an ownership stake in the Miami Dolphins.
It skates by on delicious scenery chewing by Jude Law as the uncle who has usurped Arthur’s birthright, the charisma of Charlie Humman in the title role and Ritchie hyperkinetic cinematic style.
There are many reasons to visit Vietnam: to enjoy a perfect bowl of pho on a Hanoi street corner, sample a stunning selection of new hotels, or marvel at the contrast between the country's hyperkinetic cities and serene countryside.
The Fifth was a bouncy, altogether unserious, overly accessible, ever-smiling and glad-handing, motormouthed, hyperkinetic lightweight of a ruler, in the contemptuous view of the majority of my former fellow-citizens.
Thomas, who is 5 feet 9 inches of hyperkinetic energy, was asked if the award meant anything to him.
The amiable, hyperkinetic Maples, who looks like the Burl Ives of cyberspace, is as close as Sandia has to a media superstar.
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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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