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hyperkinetic Syllabification: hy·per·ki·net·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpərkəˈnedik/

Definition of hyperkinetic in English:


1chiefly US Frenetic; hyperactive.
Example sentences
  • A Simple Plan marked a new direction for Raimi, showing that he could do stylized drama as well as hyperkinetic horror movies.
  • Gone is the hyperkinetic, hyperstylized flashy cam which made Go one of the best films of its year (despite its being paper-bag empty).
  • In this hyperkinetic Korean action-fantasy pic, chaos reigns at a Hogwarts-like school for the magically inclined.
1.1Of or affected with hyperkinesis.
Example sentences
  • One case had a third diagnosis of hyperkinetic disorder (attention deficit).
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or hyperkinetic disorder is used to describe children who have three main kinds of problems.
  • Another term for the disorder is hyperkinetic disorder.
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