clownism

noun

clown·​ism ˈklau̇-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce clownism (audio)
dated
: an abnormal emotional display accompanied by grotesque actions (as in hystero-epilepsy)

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“Clownism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/clownism. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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