[ oh-ver-ak-tiv ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈæk tɪv /
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OTHER WORDS FROM overactiveo·ver·ac·tiv·i·ty, o·ver·ac·tive·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for overactive
The hunt for Christian Grey took months, and was complicated by an overactive rumor mill.Every Juicy Thing We Know About the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Movie|Amy Zimmerman|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Either they say I am a liar, or, as one person put it, “I have an overactive imagination.”
Quieting the overactive and undisciplined mind is a challenging task.When You Don't Know Where to Turn|Steven J. Bartlett
British Dictionary definitions for overactive
/ (ˌəʊvərˈæktɪv) /
(of the thyroid or adrenal gland, nervous system, etc) functioning at too high a capacity
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