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1. hysteria

noun. ['hɪˈstɛriːə'] excessive or uncontrollable fear.

Synonyms

  • fearfulness
  • fear

Antonyms

  • formalism
  • afraid
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • hysteria (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Hysteria

  • inmobiliaria
  • finanziaria
  • fondiaria
  • silveria
  • santeria
  • renteria
  • pfiesteria
  • echeverria
  • bulgaria
  • malaria
  • honoraria
  • bavaria
  • bay-area
  • peria
  • feria
  • beria
  • erria
  • area

Example sentences of the word hysteria


1. Noun, singular or mass
This type of grief is seen by tourists and other outsiders as a mass hysteria.

2. Noun, plural
Crushed leaves are also used to revive a person who has fainted or to help overcome hysteria.

Quotes containing the word hysteria


1. With the sugar market hysteria, the people are obviously worried and expect higher inflation. When this hysteria subsides, which we're probably observing, then I hope that people will also get less worried about the future of inflation.
- Marek Belka

2. hysteria

noun. ['hɪˈstɛriːə'] state of violent mental agitation.

Synonyms

  • epidemic hysertia
  • delirium
  • nympholepsy
  • mania
  • manic disorder
  • mass hysteria
  • frenzy
  • craze

Antonyms

  • gutsiness
  • boldness
  • disesteem
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • hysteria (Latin)

3. hysteria

noun. ['hɪˈstɛriːə'] neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions.

Synonyms

  • neurosis
  • mimesis
  • hysterical neurosis
  • hysterocatalepsy
  • psychoneurosis
  • anxiety hysteria

Antonyms

  • braveness
  • pluck
  • courageousness
  • bravery

Etymology

  • hysteria (Latin)
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