What does hysteric mean?

Definitions for hysterichɪˈstɛr ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hysteric.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hysteric(adj)

    a person suffering from hysteria

  2. 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"


  1. hysteric(Noun)

    A hysterical person.

  2. hysteric(Adjective)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Hysteric(adj)

    alt. of Hysterical

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hysteric

    -al, his-ter′ik, -al, adj. pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with hysterics or hysteria: like hysterics, fitfully and violently emotional.—adv. Hyster′ically.—ns. Hyster′ics, Hystēr′ia, a nervous affection occurring typically in paroxysms of laughing and crying alternately, with a choking sensation in the throat, but often as a counterfeit of some organic disease.—adjs. Hys′teroid, -al, like hysteria.—ns. Hysteromān′ia, hysterical mania, often marked by erotic delusions and an excessive desire to attract attention; Hysterot′omy, the operation of cutting into the uterus. [L. hystericus—Gr. hysterikoshystera, the womb.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hysteric in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hysteric in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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