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Those comics hew toward rather sexist tropes about the hysterical woman.
I remembered my mother, who’d spent so much time in mental hospitals, psychiatric wards, her whole life cycling between being overmedicated, under-medicated, ignored, treated like a hysterical woman who couldn’t care for herself.
So, because nothing was happening, it prompted me to examine how we got to this frozen state, where everyone is hysterical, but actually nothing was happening.
Madame Lebrun grew a trifle hysterical; Robert called his brother some sharp, hard names.
Impudent and reckless us he had been all his life, he was now more timid and nervous than an hysterical girl.
I know quantities of hysterical European women make fools of themselves out here, but I am not hysterical, I assure you.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
She snatched them from him, and burst into a fit of hysterical crying, which ended in a faintness almost as of death.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
His men sprang into the guard-room of the keep, realizing from his almost hysterical manner the urgent need for haste.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Others will receive every observation with a little hysterical giggle.
I want to believe him; I want to believe him, all this in a semi-hysterical way addressed to the violinists portrait on the piano.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA

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