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hysterical

adjective
variants: also hysteric

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2 feeling overwhelming fear or worry
  • the police officer assured the mother that there was no need to get hysterical, for most missing children are found safe and sound

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The first known use of hysterical was in 1603

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“Hysterical.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hysterical. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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