superactivity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ activity

Noun[edit]

superactivity (countable and uncountable, plural superactivities)

  1. A state of heightened or excessive activity.
    enzyme superactivity
  2. A scout group activity involving adventure away from home.
    • 1971, Scouting (volume 59, number 2, March-April 1971, page 12)
      There were also joint workshops, on such practical items as superactivities, money earning projects, officers' seminars, and recruiting new members.
    • 1999, Jared Farmer, Glen Canyon dammed: inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon Country (page 103)
      Probably the most common visitor was the Boy Scout. In the 1940s, Boy Scout leaders in Salt Lake City had searched for a superactivity to count as the final requirement for the Explorer badge.