hysteric

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noun hys·ter·ic \hi-ˈster-ik\

Definition of hysteric

  1. 1 :  a person subject to or suffering from hysteria

  2. 2 :  an overemotional or unstable person <He's a sweet-natured hysteric who overresponds to every stimulus. — Pauline Kael> — see also hysterics

1751

First Known Use of hysteric

1751


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hysteric

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noun hys·ter·ic \his-ˈter-ik\

Medical Definition of hysteric

  1. :  an individual subject to or affected with hysteria



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