See also: Hysterics Hysterical Hysterically Hystericus Hyte Hysteria Hysteresis Hysterectomy Hyster/o Hysteretic Hysterectomize Hysterogram Hysteropexy Hysterotomy Hysterolysis Hysteromyoma Hysteropathy Hysteroscope Hysterization
(hĭ-stĕr′ĭk) n. 1. hysterics(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A fit of uncontrollable laughing or crying. 2. A person suffering from hysteria. No longer in clinical use.
The term hysterical, applied to an individual, can mean that they are emotional or irrationally upset; applied to a situation that does not involve panic, it means that situation is uncontrollably amusing (the connotation being that it invokes hysterical laughter).
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