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hyperacidity
excessive acidity especially in stomach
He takes antacids for his hyperacidity.
hyperactive
excessively active

Ruby can not sit still in class and is hyperactive.
hypercritical
excessively fault finding

She is hypercritical and can find a problem in every situation.
hypersensitive
abnormally sensitive

It is hard not to hurt Jana's feelings since she is hypersensitive.
hypertensive
abnormally high blood pressure

The doctor told him he is hypertensive because his blood pressure is very high.
hypodermic
small syringe with hollow needle for making injections blow skin
Addicts may get AIDS if they inject drugs with an unclean hypodermic.
hypoglycemic
having abnormally low concentration of blood sugar

A person with very low blood sugar is hypoglycemic.
hyposensitize
make less sensitive

The patient took medicine to hypersensitize her to the pollen causing her allergies.
hypotension
abnormally low blood pressure

Sue's blood pressure is very low;she has hypotension.
hypothermia
subnormal body temperature

If you get caught in the snow without a jacket, you will probably suffer from hypothermia.
subaqueous
underwater

When I go snorkeling, I see many subaqueous fish and plants.
subcutaneous
being, living, or introduced beneath the skin

I skinned my knee when I fell but did not suffer any subcutaneous damage.
sublethal
insufficient to cause death

The dose of sleeping pills that Carl took was sublethal, so his suicide attempt failed.
submarginal
below minimum standards

If your homework is submarginal, you will receive an F.
subservient
excessively submissive; useful in a subordinate capacity
She always argued with her boss and was replaced by someone more subservient.
supererogatory
beyond the requirements of duty

Since I am not in charge, it would be supererogatory for me to give orders.
superficial
on the surface only

Her niceness is superficial since she talks about people behind their backs.
supernatural
beyond what is natural

Ghosts and spirits are from the supernatural worls
supernumerary
extra; exceeding prescribed number
He needed 4 men to complete the work but since he hired 5 one was supernumerary
supersonic
faster than speed of sound

a supersonic jet can break the sound barrier.
hyper
over, above, excessive
super
over, above, excessive
hypo
under, below
sub
under, below
Hyperbole
Overstatement, exaggeration

It is hyperbole to say my backpack weighs a ton.