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hysteric

hys·ter·ic

hysteric

pronunciation:
hih ste rihk
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (usu. pl.; used with a sing. or pl. verb) an outburst of uncontrollable sobbing or laughter.
definition 2: (usu. pl.; used with a sing. or pl. verb) an attack of pathological hysteria.
definition 3: one that is subject to hysteria.
similar words:
neurotic
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: irrational because of uncontrollable fear or other emotion; suffering from hysteria.