hysterical
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /hɪˈstɛɹɪkəl/
Adjective

hysterical

  1. Of, or arising from hysteria.
    • 1848', William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair, Chapter 16:
      An event of this nature, a marriage, or a refusal, or a proposal, thrills through a whole household of women, and sets all their hysterical sympathies at work.
  2. Having, or prone to having hysterics.
  3. Provoking uncontrollable laughter.
Related terms Translations
  • German: hysterisch
  • Italian: isterico
  • Portuguese: histérico
  • Russian: истери́ческий
Translations
  • German: hysterisch
  • Portuguese: histérico
  • Russian: истеричный
Translations


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