Origin of hyperactivity
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Word Origin and History for hyperactivity
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- A general restlessness or excess of movement, as that in children with minimal brain dysfunction or hyperkinesis.
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- An abnormally high level of activity or excitement shown by a person, especially a child, that interferes with the ability to concentrate or interact with others.
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