overactive overactive  /ˈoʊ və ˈræk tɪv/


  • (adj) more active than normal


  1. It stands to reason that if this risk center is overactive, it would keep on alerting you to peril even after you've attended to the problem.
  2. Both these types, the one overactive and the other overpassive, are fashioning some odd new malformations of American character.
  3. Diamond in his ear, good luck charm in his pocket, Bilic patrols the sideline like an overactive golden retriever.


  1. Uninsured watch anxiously as Medicaid debate rolls on

    Greg Hunt does not consider himself a gambler. But, in the back of his mind, the 25-year-old Kent County resident knows he is one health crisis removed from thousands of dollars in medical bills he can't pay. Given that he has Addison's disease, a chronic endocrine disorder, an overactive thyroid gland and diabetes, it's more than an idle concern. There are thousands like Hunt in Michigan, their ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MLive.com

  2. First krill powder study shows potential for metabolic syndrome

    Daily supplements of krill powder may reduce the overactive endocannabinoid system in obese subjects, and offer potential for ameliorating metabolic syndrome, says a small study using Aker BioMarine’s new Superba Krill powder.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Nutraingredients.com

  3. Research and Markets: Global Overactive Bladder Pipeline Capsule - 2013

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Overactive Bladder Pipeline Capsule - 2013" rep
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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