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Word of the Day 09/02/19 Hyperbolic

Hyperbolic (adjective)
hyperbolic [ hahy-per-bol-ik ]

1. having the nature ofhyperbole; exaggerated.
2. using hyperbole; exaggerating.
3. Mathematics.
a. of or relating to ahyperbola.
b. derived from a hyperbola, as a hyperbolic function.

Also hy·per·bol·i·cal.

hy·per·bol·i·cal·ly, adverb
non·hy·per·bol·ic, adjective
non·hy·per·bol·i·cal, adjective
non·hy·per·bol·i·cal·ly, adverb
sem·i·hy·per·bol·ic, adjective

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Origin: 1640–50; hyperbole or hyperbol(a) + -ic

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