[ hī′pər-sthē′nē-ə ]
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An excess of muscular tension or strength.
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Other words from hyperstheniahy′per•sthen′ic (-sthĕn′ĭk) adj.
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How to use hypersthenia in a sentence
Persons who chatter about the necessity of awaiting inspirational hypersthenia don't know what the business of being an artist is.Books and Persons|Arnold Bennett
Steeped in superstition, hypersthenia, God to her was a man—her lover.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard