hysterical

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adjective hys·ter·i·cal \hi-ˈster-i-kəl\

Definition of hysterical

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or marked by hysteria <hysterical conditions>

  2. 2 :  feeling or showing extreme and unrestrained emotion <hysterical fans> < … the paper did not hesitate to appeal to racial passions in hysterical headlines and rabid editorials. — The New Yorker>

  3. 3 informal :  very funny <a hysterical movie/joke>

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HYSTERICAL Defined for Kids

hysterical

adjective hys·ter·i·cal \hi-ˈster-i-kəl\

Definition of hysterical for Students

  1. 1 :  feeling or showing extreme and uncontrolled emotion <hysterical laughter> <… the sight of blood really makes him hysterical. — Jack Gantos, Joey Pigza Loses Control>

  2. 2 :  very funny <Your joke was hysterical.>

hysterically

adverb <laugh hysterically>

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>

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Variants of hysterical

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