hyperactive vs overactive what difference

what is difference between hyperactive and overactive

English

Etymology

hyper- +‎ active

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪp.ə(ɹ)ˌæk.tɪv/
  • Rhymes: -æktɪv

Adjective

hyperactive (comparative more hyperactive, superlative most hyperactive)

  1. having an increased state of activity
  2. having attention deficit disorder (no longer used by the scientific community)

Synonyms

  • overactive

Antonyms

  • hypoactive

Derived terms

  • hyperactively

Translations


French

Adjective

hyperactive

  1. feminine singular of hyperactif


English

Etymology

over- +‎ active

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -æktɪv

Adjective

overactive (comparative more overactive, superlative most overactive)

  1. Excessively active.

Synonyms

  • hyperactive

Antonyms

  • underactive

Translations

Anagrams

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