Definition of overactive in English:

overactive

Syllabification: o·ver·ac·tive
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈaktiv
 
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adjective

  • Excessively active: the product of an overactive imagination
    More example sentences
    • The humour lies in the construction that the listener's overactive imagination can put on these innocuous phrases.
    • Over the years, I tried to make myself believe it had been a bad dream, the product, perhaps, of an overactive imagination.
    • My overactive imagination conjured up images of me opening the curtains to see a face pressed against the glass, eyeballing me.

Derivatives

overactivity

noun
More example sentences
  • Both overactivity and underactivity cause problems, and illnesses and unpleasant symptoms arise if this regulator goes wrong.
  • It is also important to explain that erratic variation between overactivity on ‘good’ days and subsequent collapse does not help long term recovery and that ‘stabilising’ activity is a prerequisite to graded increases.
  • Caused by overactivity of the bladder muscle, medication in conjunction with bladder re-training is effective in helping to restore bladder control in many people.

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