superactivity

noun
su·​per·​ac·​tiv·​ity | \ ˌsü-pər-ak-ˈti-və-tē How to pronounce superactivity (audio) \
plural superactivities

Definition of superactivity

: activity that exceeds what is usual or expected superactivity in the cerebral cortex enzymatic superactivity Artistically, Twain had to make the town seem dull so that it could serve as a foil for Tom's superactivities— John C. Gerber

First Known Use of superactivity

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Superactivity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superactivity. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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