unhysterical

adjective
un·​hys·​ter·​i·​cal | \ ˌən-hi-ˈster-i-kəl How to pronounce unhysterical (audio) \

Definition of unhysterical

: not given to or marked by hysteria : not hysterical … Welsh's writing about intoxicants is refreshingly unhysterical.— Jonathan Lethem

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unhysterically \ ˌən-​hi-​ˈster-​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce unhysterical (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of unhysterical

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unhysterical was in 1886

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“Unhysterical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unhysterical. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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