Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Abnormally increased and sometimes uncontrollable activity or muscular movements.
  • n. A condition especially of childhood characterized by hyperactivity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Abnormally increased muscular movement; spasm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, abnormal amount of muscular action; spasmodic action; spasm. Also hyperkinesia, hypercinesia.

Etymologies

hyper- +‎ kinesis (Wiktionary)

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