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hysterics

plural noun

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The first known use of hysterics was in 1721

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“Hysterics.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hysterics. Accessed 29 Mar. 2020.

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