hysterics

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction hys·ter·ics \hi-ˈster-iks\

Definition of hysterics

  1. :  a fit of uncontrollable laughter or crying

First Known Use of hysterics

1721



HYSTERICS Defined for English Language Learners

hysterics

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Definition of hysterics for English Language Learners

  • : uncontrolled laughter, crying, or extreme emotion : a fit of hysteria


HYSTERICS Defined for Kids

hysterics

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noun plural hys·ter·ics \hi-ˈster-iks\

Definition of hysterics for Students

  1. :  an outburst of uncontrollable laughing or crying Hint: Hysterics can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking.


Medical Dictionary

hysterics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction hys·ter·ics \-ˈter-iks\

Medical Definition of hysterics

  1. :  a fit of uncontrollable laughter or crying :  hysteria


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