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Medical Dictionary

hysterical

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adjective hys·ter·i·cal \-ˈter-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of hysterical

  1. :  of, relating to, or marked by hysteria <during hysterical conditions various functions of the human body are disordered—Morris Fishbein>

hysterically

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Variants of hysterical

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hysteric

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