Definitions for hystericalhɪˈstɛr ɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hysteric, hysterical(adj)

    characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria

    "during hysterical conditions various functions of the human body are disordered"- Morris Fishbein; "hysterical amnesia"

  2. hysterical(adj)

    marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion

    "hysterical laughter"; "a mob of hysterical vigilantes"

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  1. Hysterical(a.)

    In a state of panic or behaving in a wild irrational manner, due to fear or emotional trauma.

  2. Hysterical(a.)

    Resembling hysteria; as, hysterical laughter.

  3. Origin: [L. hystericus, Gr. , fr. "yste`ra the womb; perh. akin to latter, later, and E. utter, out.]

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  1. hysterical(Adjective)

    Of, or arising from hysteria.

  2. hysterical(Adjective)

    Having, or prone to having hysterics.

  3. hysterical(Adjective)

    Provoking uncontrollable laughter.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hysterical(adj)

    of or pertaining to hysteria; affected, or troubled, with hysterics; convulsive, fitful

  2. Origin: [L. hystericus, Gr. , fr. "yste`ra the womb; perh. akin to latter, later, and E. utter, out.]


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