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Origin of hyper-
Related Words for hyperfascinating, bracing, lively, exhilarating, refreshing, uplifting, enjoyable, vigorous, provocative, cheerful, festive, frisky, buoyant, peppy, spirited, nimble, bright, entertaining, animated, stimulating
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Contemporary Examples of hyper
When the media show the hyper actions of these wannabe soldiers, public perception changes.Ferguson Shows a Nation at War With Itself
Roland S. Martin
August 16, 2014
American Atheist president Dan Silverman has written that “we must recognize the (hyper) religious as mentally damaged.”The Midichlorians Made Me Do It: Can Microbes Explain Religion?
August 10, 2014
“I think social media has really made us hyper attentive to this,” Guterl said.Why It’s Time to End Blackface, Finally
October 31, 2013
But Danny is so hyper that any learning is extremely difficult for him.As Scientists Race to Diagnose Babies, Autistic Kids, Families Suffer On
September 14, 2012
She was hyper cool, we even chatted with her and her friends.Photographer Chasing Pippa Speaks!
April 16, 2012
Historical Examples of hyper
I know what it's like to be three thousand hours in hyper, myself.Space Viking
Henry Beam Piper
We could hyper, of course, but we were blind up there in Cth.A Question of Courage
Jesse Franklin Bone
It led naturally to the employment of Hyper- in the inverse sense, viz.The Modes of Ancient Greek Music
David Binning Monro
Why is it then that, at this moment, I feel inclined to be hyper critical and disparaging?Barren Honour: A Novel
George A. Lawrence
You give me a quarter on hyper and we'll go right through that planet!Danger in Deep Space
Word Origin for hyper
Word Origin for hyper-
1942 as a colloquial shortening of hyperactive.
word-forming element meaning "over, above, beyond, exceedingly, to excess," from Greek hyper (prep. and adv.) "over, beyond, overmuch, above measure," from PIE super- "over" (see super-).