Origin of hypershortened from hyperactive
An example of hyper is a child who has just eaten lots of sugar.
- over, above, more than the normal, excessive: hypercritical, hyperopia
- existing in a space of four or more dimensions: hyperplane
- Chem. per-: hyperoxide
Origin of hyper-Classical Greek hyper- from hyper, over, above, concerning: see super
- Having a very excitable or nervous temperament; high-strung.
- Emotionally stimulated or overexcited.
Origin of hyperShort for hyperactive
- Over; above; beyond: hypercharge.
- Excessive; excessively: hypercritical.
- Existing in more than three dimensions: hyperspace.
- Linked or arranged nonsequentially: hypertext.
Origin of hyper-Greek huper- from huper over, beyond ; see uper in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more hyper, superlative most hyper)
- (colloquial) Short for hyperactive
- (science fiction) Short for hyperspace
From Ancient Greek á½‘Ï€ÎÏ (huper, “over").
hyper - Computer Definition
- - Chalcid (Dibrachys boucheanus), a hyper-parasite.
- Ingrid was hyper-organized.
- I stepped away as he conversed with his eastern counterpart but I was too hyper to stand idly by, doing nothing.
- In spite of the lateness of the hour, the rest of us were far too hyper for sleep.
- Pp. 8 0 -94, 95112) showed by his calculus of hyper-determinants that an infinite series of such functions might be obtained systematically.