Translation of hyperactive in Spanish:

hyperactive

Pronunciation: /ˌhaɪpərˈæktɪv/

adj

  • [child/thyroid] hiperactivo; [imagination] desbordante
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    • After about five days patients enter a second phase in which they are restless but not hyperactive or hostile and are now cooperative.
    • The hyperactive groups, however, did not differ from each other in the number of time estimation errors.
    • So where does this tale of abnormal, sane, hyperactive ambition begin?
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    • I have three hyperactive children and two of them have behavioural problems, so I really need a job I can do at home.
    • Blue softens the energy of hyperactive children's rooms.
    • Willoughby, an attention-seeking hyperactive child, was, by his mid to late teens, violently deranged.

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