from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Active to an excessive or abnormal degree: an overactive child.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Excessively active.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Too active; unnecessarily active.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. more active than normal
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Apparently, and I don't have this on good authority unless you call my overactive imagination "good authority", the site was being sued by the families of both Mighty Joe Young and Mighty Mouse over copyright infringement.
A doctor once told me it's called an "overactive checker" or as I like to think of it, my OC.
She just has what doctors would call overactive tear ducts.
In their ads, Pfizer barely mentions the term overactive bladder.
Conventional medicine is still searching for a cause, sometimes referring to the overactive thyroid gland as a tumor.
If you experience urge incontinence, also known as overactive bladder, your doctor may prescribe anticholinergic or antispasmodic medications to calm the muscles in your bladder.
Asthma is a disease characterized by an overactive immune system.
A federal prosecutor says the drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay the government $14.5 million to settle charges it illegally marketed its drug for a condition called an overactive bladder.
BOSTON AP -- A federal prosecutor says the drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has agreed to pay the government $14.5 million to settle charges it illegally marketed its drug for a condition called an overactive bladder.
ENABLEX is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat the following symptoms due to a condition called overactive bladder: