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  • adj. Very excited, especially as a result of ingesting amphetamines
  • adj. Excessively amplified; very loud and distorted

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Examples

  • Still brimming with bravado, still unaware or totally uninterested in how the sporting public perceives him, still explaining himself in rambling sentences filled with vague terms like "overamped," "excited-nervous, not anxiety-nervous," and "emotional state" that offer little insight and more often than not, wind up providing no insight at all.

    The Seattle Times

  • Still brimming with bravado, still unaware or totally uninterested in how the sporting public perceives him, still explaining himself in rambling sentences filled with vague terms such as "overamped," "excited-nervous, not anxiety-nervous," and "emotional state" that offer little insight and more often than not, wind up providing no insight.

    News

  • The only receivers of the overamped stock were involuntary—the creditors of Morris and Nicholson, who received shares of the company instead of cash.

    Robert Morris

  • The antagonists in both stories are emotionally frozen--- in Utena they're caught by some powerful image in the past; in Tutu they're transfixed by their own overamped emotion.

    Reviews Too Late: Princess Tutu

  • I'd go so far as to say that, with a couple of exceptions, going all the way back to The Hunger and the ridiculously iconic Top Gun, Tony Scott has never made a movie that wasn't overamped with flashy editing, visual frissons and other trademarks that have nothing to do with storytelling and everything to do with creating a sensation.

    Marshall Fine: Annals of the Overrated: Tony Scott and Unstoppable

  • It may be time to abandon the hope of ending the destructiveness of overamped pit-bull politics.

    Steve Posner: Shall We Abandon the Audacity of Hope?

  • They were so overamped by the crowd, who they were, all the drugs, and all the rest.

    Mike Ragogna: An Interview with Author David Comfort on The Rock & Roll Book of the Dead

  • This overstuffed, overamped Monster jamboree is a perfect demonstration that more can be so much less.

    TEN WORST MOVIES OF 2004

  • Overrated panel: Does your electrical panel contain fuses or circuit breakers rated at higher currents than the current amperage capacity of their branch circuits that is, is it “overamped” or “overfused”?

    HOME COMFORTS

  • I got a little too overamped when they were saying my name.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

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