Synonyms for hysteria

Grammar : Noun
Spell : hi-ster-ee-uh, -steer-
Phonetic Transcription : hɪˈstɛr i ə, -ˈstɪər-

Top 10 synonyms for hysteria Other synonyms for the word hysteria

Définition of hysteria

Origin :
  • 1801, coined in medical Latin as an abstract noun from hysteric (see hysterical).
  • noun state of extreme upset
Example sentences :
  • By evening Mrs. Page had worked herself into a state bordering on hysteria.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • And she ran off, sobbing, into the little guignol, where she had an attack of hysteria.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • It is often also due to hysteria and consequently pathological.
  • Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
  • Mrs. Wilcox had been overtired by the shopping, and was inclined to hysteria.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • In short, you think what I saw was merely the result of woman's hysteria?
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • She fell into fits of hysteria, sat whole hours listless, with her feet on the fender.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
  • Six strides of the horse into the darkness and Kate's hysteria was gone.
  • Extract from : « The Manxman » by Hall Caine
  • It was Sheila Carmack who answered, her voice on the high edge of hysteria.
  • Extract from : « We're Friends, Now » by Henry Hasse
  • It was a tyranny for which there was no justification, and it goaded her to the verge of hysteria.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Louder the voice came, and now in its wail was a note of hysteria.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum

Antonyms for hysteria

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