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1. hyperactivity

noun. ['ˌhaɪpɝækˈtɪvɪti'] a condition characterized by excessive restlessness and movement.

Synonyms

  • ADHD
  • hyperkinetic syndrome
  • MBD
  • disorder
  • upset
  • minimal brain dysfunction
  • attention deficit disorder
  • minimal brain damage
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Antonyms

  • organic disorder
  • stability
  • order
  • tidiness

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Rhymes with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

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How do you pronounce attention deficit hyperactivity disorder?

Pronounce attention deficit hyperactivity disorder as əˈtɛnʃən ˈdɛfəsət ˌhaɪpərækˈtɪvɪti dɪˈsɔrdər.

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Sentences with attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder


1. Noun Phrase
Caffeine has been studied as fulfilling a possible role in calming children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or ADHD.

2. Noun Phrase
Ritalin is generally used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

3. Noun Phrase
Doctors diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children with excessive symptoms of inattention, hyperactivity or impulsive behavior.

4. Noun Phrase
The AAP notes that some of these behaviors can also be a sign of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

2. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others.

Synonyms

  • attentiveness
  • notice
  • basic cognitive process
  • heed
  • regard
  • clock-watching
  • eye
  • observation
  • attending
  • observance
  • paying attention

Antonyms

  • inattentiveness
  • malfunction
  • disservice
  • worsen

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

3. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something.

Synonyms

  • treatment
  • baby sitting
  • tender loving care
  • hair care
  • care
  • nursing
  • tending
  • intervention
  • dental care
  • livery
  • work
  • faith healing
  • haircare
  • skincare
  • incubation
  • nurturance
  • aid
  • health care
  • manicure
  • hairdressing
  • babysitting
  • pedicure
  • tree surgery
  • maternalism
  • healthcare
  • pet sitting
  • personal care
  • skin care
  • TLC
  • faith cure
  • nourishment

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • disinclined
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

4. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a courteous act indicating affection.

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

5. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a general interest that leads people to want to know more.

Synonyms

  • attraction
  • attracter
  • magnet
  • enhancer
  • attractor
  • foil

Antonyms

  • effector
  • unmindfulness
  • carelessness
  • heedfulness

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

6. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] the faculty or power of mental concentration.

Synonyms

  • module
  • engrossment
  • wakefulness
  • mental note
  • alertness
  • absorption
  • watchfulness
  • mental faculty
  • concentration
  • immersion
  • faculty

Antonyms

  • studio
  • idle
  • inactivity
  • fail

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

7. attention

noun. ['əˈtɛnʃən'] a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review.

Synonyms

  • attentive
  • stance

Antonyms

  • attentive
  • noninterference
  • nonintervention

Etymology

  • attencioun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • attentio (Latin)

8. disorder

noun. ['dɪˈsɔrdɝ'] a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning.

Synonyms

  • speech disorder
  • haematocolpometra
  • cardiovascular disease
  • olfactory impairment
  • eating disorder
  • mental disorder
  • hyperactivity
  • learning disorder
  • achylia
  • tropical sprue
  • idiopathic disorder
  • physiological condition
  • adenosis
  • impaction
  • strangulation
  • dysphagia
  • abocclusion
  • acute organic brain syndrome
  • sleep disorder
  • physical condition
  • cholestasis
  • colpoxerosis
  • neurological disease
  • immunological disorder
  • idiopathy
  • achlorhydria
  • parosamia
  • dysuria
  • malocclusion
  • choking
  • degenerative disorder
  • hematocolpometra
  • psychological disorder
  • functional disorder
  • gland disease
  • hematocolpos
  • cheilosis
  • organic disorder
  • defect of speech
  • folie
  • glandular disease
  • idiopathic disease
  • haematocolpos
  • impacted tooth
  • hydrocele
  • sprue
  • nervous disorder
  • psilosis
  • dysaphia
  • physiological state
  • dysosmia
  • fantods
  • glandular disorder
  • ailment
  • failure
  • mental disturbance
  • ill
  • disturbance
  • speech defect
  • achylia gastrica
  • complaint
  • neurological disorder
  • perleche
  • learning disability
  • acute brain disorder
  • upset
  • acholia
  • abruptio placentae
  • metabolic disorder
  • bladder disorder

Antonyms

  • organic disorder
  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • order (English)
  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. disorder

noun. ['dɪˈsɔrdɝ'] a disturbance of the peace or of public order.

Synonyms

  • rowdyism
  • hurly burly
  • to-do
  • rowdiness
  • rioting
  • upheaval
  • disruption
  • turbulence
  • discord
  • commotion
  • Sturm und Drang
  • confusion
  • disorderliness
  • hoo-ha
  • hoo-hah
  • flutter
  • anarchy
  • disturbance
  • state
  • kerfuffle
  • strife
  • lawlessness
  • roughness
  • riot

Antonyms

  • order
  • hypotension
  • hypertension
  • hyperthermia

Etymology

  • dis- (English)
  • order (English)
  • ordre (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. deficit

noun. ['ˈdɛfəsət'] the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required.

Synonyms

  • shortfall
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • oxygen deficit
  • deficiency

Antonyms

  • sufficiency
  • abundance
  • satisfactoriness
  • ability

Etymology

  • déficit (French)
  • deficit (Latin)
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