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1. hysterical

adjective. ['hɪˈstɛrɪkəl'] characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria.

Synonyms

  • psychoneurotic
  • hysteric

Antonyms

  • unexcited
  • patient
  • composed

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • hysteric (English)
  • hystericus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Hysterical

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Example sentences of the word hysterical


1. Adjective
TMJ and visual snow (mild hysterical blindness) are both neurotic symptoms and are related.

Quotes containing the word hysterical


1. There's a hysterical, tired sense of humor that comes after working 14 hours a day, six days a week. I like those things because they take the pressure off the constant stress.
- Tom Berenger

2. hysterical

adjective. ['hɪˈstɛrɪkəl'] marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion.

Antonyms

  • quiet

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • hysteric (English)
  • hystericus (Latin)
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