- hyperbolic function,
- hyperbolic geometry,
- hyperbolic paraboloid,
Origin of hyperbolic
Examples from the Web for hyperbolically
Their adoration is expressed as hyperbolically as it is earnestly.‘Sherlock’ Star Benedict Cumberbatch’s Polarizing ‘Cumberbitches’|Kevin Fallon|October 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His warriors were, hyperbolically, "as many as the spires of the grass" until reduced by sickness and battle.
It signifies that you think of our talk yesterday hyperbolically.Patty's Perversities|Arlo Bates
No one expresses himself so hyperbolically as the jurist Ulrich Zasius of Freiburg. 'Erasmus and the Age of Reformation|Johan Huizinga
I, however, continued to think the compliment to Garrick hyperbolically untrue.Life of Johnson|James Boswell
The royal forests in Essex were so enlarged, that they were hyperbolically said to include the whole county.
1640s (iperbolical is from early 15c.), from Greek hyperbolikos "extravagant," from hyperbole "extravagance," literally "a throwing beyond" (see hyperbole). Geometric sense is from 1670s. Related: Hyperbolically.