hyperthyroid

[ hahy-per-thahy-roid ]
/ ˌhaɪ pərˈθaɪ rɔɪd /

adjective Pathology.

of, relating to, or having hyperthyroidism.
characterized by extreme intensity, emotionalism, or lack of restraint: hyperthyroid journalism.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ IF A DAZZLING VOCABULARY IS YOUR DESIDERATUM!

Have the Words of the Day from October 19–25, 2020, made an indelible mark on your memory? Take the quiz to find out!
Question 1 of 7
What does “clement” mean?

Origin of hyperthyroid

First recorded in 1915–20; hyper- + thyroid
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020