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hysteric


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hysteric  \Hys*ter"ic\,  Hysterical  \Hys*ter"ic*al\,  a.  [L. 
  hystericus,  Gr  ?,  fr  "yste`ra  the  womb;  perh.  akin  to  ? 
  latter,  later  and  E.  utter,  out.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  hysteria;  affected,  or  troubled,  with 
  hysterics;  convulsive,  fitful. 
 
  With  no  hysteric  weakness  or  feverish  excitement,  they 
  preserved  their  peace  and  patience.  --Bancroft. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hysteric 
  adj  :  characterized  by  or  arising  from  psychoneurotic  hysteria; 
  "during  hysterical  conditions  various  functions  of  the 
  human  body  are  disordered"-  Morris  Fishbein 
  "hysterical  amnesia"  [syn:  {hysterical}] 




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