overactivity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n overactivity excessive activity "overactivity of the sebaceous glands causes the skin to become oily"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n overactivity Excessive activity.
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Quotations

  • William Hazlitt
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    “We must overact our part in some measure, in order to produce any effect at all.”

Usage

In literature:

She "overacted," as youth is apt to do.
"The Conflict" by David Graham Phillips
My friend was apt to overact his part.
"The Autobiography of a Quack And The Case Of George Dedlow" by S. Weir Mitchell
Some were detected by overacting their loyalty, Mai.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 1" by Edward Gibbon
When I'm overactive and sleepless I want tranquillizing.
"The Secret Places of the Heart" by H. G. Wells
Last night she overacted her part.
"Off-Hand Sketches" by T. S. Arthur
There was no overacting, though, in what Joanna did.
"Rung Ho!" by Talbot Mundy
He overacts his parts, and even Shakespeare will tell you how foolish a proceeding that is.
"My Strangest Case" by Guy Boothby
But she never overacted her part, she never underlined anything.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
I saw Mrs. Drew play Mrs. Malaprop, and it was a lesson to people who overact.
"McClure's Magazine, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, July 1908." by Various
The friends so overacted their part, that Jane immediately saw through the plot.
"Madame Roland, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
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In news:

Medications That Treat Overactive Bladder Offer Modest Benefits and Significant Side Effects.
Based on this patient's history, she appears mostly to be urge incontinent with detrusor muscle overactivity and small to large volume loss.
Kegel exercises , medication may help treat overactive bladder.
Max Overacts, Vol One: Hold On to Your Stubs.
Jose Reyes has overactive thyroid.
Jose Reyes reportedly has been confirmed to have an overactive thyroid.
Botox has been found by researchers to cure an overactive bladder.
My daughter was diagnosed recently with a mildly overactive thyroid gland.
One in three women deal with an overactive bladder.
Botox may put the brakes on overactive bladder.
An experimental drug may help improve symptoms and quality of life among the estimated 33 million people who live with overactive bladder (OAB).
That's the sound of an overactive bladder.
If you have an overactive bladder, you are not alone.
According to the National Association for Continence, roughly 17 percent of women and 16 percent of men over the age of 18 have an overactive bladder.
However, about one in six adults have experienced the symptoms of an overactive bladder at some point in their lives.
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In science:

It results in an overactive gene product. B. It results in a normal gene product that accumulates to higher levels than normal. C.
Biological Concepts Instrument (BCI): A diagnostic tool for revealing student thinking
It results in an overactive gene product. B. It results in a normal gene product that accumulates to higher levels than normal. C.
Biological Concepts Instrument (BCI): A diagnostic tool for revealing student thinking
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