Definition of hysterical in English:


Line breaks: hys¦ter|ic¦al
Pronunciation: /hɪˈstɛrɪk(ə)l


  • 2Relating to or suffering from hysteria.
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    • So I may be a cynical, hysterical, psychotic, twisted masochist.
    • Such a figure is literally and etymologically hysterical, as it is excessively feminized; it is also psychoanalytically hysterical.
    • Although Halle is not around to encounter Beloved, he too suffers trauma and exhibits hysterical symptoms.



[as submodifier]: isn’t it hysterically funny?
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  • But I mention it because the presenters seemed to think the very idea of blogging was hysterically funny.
  • I have just had the most hysterically funny response to my last post, thank you bubblehead.
  • She was crying hysterically and trying frantically to wipe the food off her face.

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