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See definition of hysteric on Dictionary.com
  • as inhysterical
  • as inemotional
  • as inneurotic
  • as inlunatic

synonyms for hysteric

  • agitated
  • crazy
  • distraught
  • emotional
  • frantic
  • frenzied
  • furious
  • impassioned
  • mad
  • nervous
  • neurotic
  • overwrought
  • passionate
  • uncontrollable
  • vehement
  • violent
  • berserk
  • beside oneself
  • blazing
  • carried away
  • convulsive
  • crazed
  • delirious
  • distracted
  • fiery
  • fuming
  • impetuous
  • in a fit
  • incensed
  • irrepressible
  • maddened
  • panic-stricken
  • possessed
  • rabid
  • raging
  • rampant
  • raving
  • seething
  • spasmodic
  • tempestuous
  • turbulent
  • uncontrolled
  • unnerved
  • unrestrained
  • uproarious
  • wild
  • worked-up
See also synonyms for: hysterics
  • compulsive
  • distraught
  • disturbed
  • manic
  • obsessive
  • aberrant
  • deviant
  • psychoneurotic
  • upset
  • abnormal
  • anxious
  • basket case
  • bundle of nerves
  • choked
  • clutched
  • disordered
  • disoriented
  • erratic
  • hung up
  • inhibited
  • nervous
  • nervous wreck
  • overwrought
  • unhealthy
  • unstable
  • uptight
  • wired

antonyms for hysteric

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  • apathetic
  • balanced
  • calm
  • collected
  • controlled
  • cool
  • happy
  • indifferent
  • mild
  • moderate
  • peaceful
  • pleased
  • reasonable
  • sane
  • unenthusiastic
  • unexcited
  • serene
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    How to use hysteric in a sentence

    Think of the fearless suffragists, who were deemed hysteric.
    DECLARED INSANE FOR SPEAKING UP: THE DARK AMERICAN HISTORY OF SILENCING WOMEN THROUGH PSYCHIATRYKATE MOOREJUNE 22, 2021TIME
    The same holds true for the hysteric in whom also, of course, the subconscious takes hold of the inner life.
    PSYCHOTHERAPYHUGO MNSTERBERG
    This was followed by a bustle among the servants, and screams as of a person in an hysteric fit.
    THE BLUE JAR STORY BOOKMARIA EDGEWORTH
    There was a sort of glorying in its deep tone; it was not the hollow hysteric of shame and despair—it spoke a sanguine joyousness!
    NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
    Hysteric shudders were shaking her every few seconds, and her eyes were blinded with weeping.
    IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
    She laughed, as she said it, a little hysteric laugh, with suddenly moist eyes.
    IN CONNECTION WITH THE DE WILLOUGHBY CLAIMFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
    It is used in medicine as an anti-spasmodic, and in cases of flatulency, in hysteric paroxysms, and other nervous affections.
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    Then, with first a half-intimated gasp of amazement, there was a burst of almost hysteric laughter.
    THIRTYHOWARD VINCENT O'BRIEN
    But Kate had set her will to conquer that of her friend and Lena's hysteric opposition was no match for it.
    THE PRECIPICEELIA WILKINSON PEATTIE
    And now they all hugged and kissed him; and what with the fatigue, the fright and all, Jack really had an hysteric.
    A MODERN CINDERELLAAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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