anti-hysteric

adjective
an·​ti-hys·​ter·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-hi-ˈster-ik, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce anti-hysteric (audio) \
variants: or antihysteric

Definition of anti-hysteric

: counteracting or preventing hysteria an anti-hysteric remedy

First Known Use of anti-hysteric

1705, in the meaning defined above

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“Anti-hysteric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anti-hysteric. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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anti-hysteric

adjective
an·​ti-hys·​ter·​ic | \ -his-ˈter-ik How to pronounce anti-hysteric (audio) \
variants: or antihysteric

Medical Definition of anti-hysteric

: counteracting or preventing hysteria anti-hysteric properties Hot water extract of the flower and leaf [of the neem tree] is taken orally as an antihysteric remedy, and is used externally to treat wounds.— Ivan A. Ross, Medicinal Plants of the World

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