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hys·ter·ic

, hysterical (his-ter'ik, his-ter'i-kăl),
Relating to or characterized by hysteria. See: conversion.

hysterical

(hĭ-stĕr′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Exhibiting spasmodic, uncontrolled emotion: became hysterical when the airplane lurched; hysterical laughter.
2. Psychiatry Relating to hysteria. No longer in clinical use.

hys·ter′i·cal·ly adv.
Pop psychology Referring to a state of extreme agitation

hysterical

Pop psychology adjective Referring to a state of extreme agitation Vox populi Laugh, laugh, much, much; hilarious; jocular
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