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hysterics

Synonyms of hysterics in English:

plural noun

informal
  • 1 she was throwing a fit of screaming hysterics
    hysteria, wildness, feverishness, irrationality, frenzy, loss of control, loss of reason;
    neurosis, delirium, derangement, mania, distress, mental distress
    British informal the screaming abdabs/habdabs
    [Antonyms] calmness, self-possession
  • 2 this started them both giggling and they fled upstairs in hysterics
    fits of laughter, gales of laughter, peals of laughter, uncontrollable laughter, convulsions, fits, guffawing, howling
    informal stitches, hooting
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