hysteric

[hi-ster-ik]
noun
1.
Usually, hysterics. a fit of uncontrollable laughter or weeping; hysteria.
2.
a person subject to hysteria.
adjective

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin hystericus < Greek hysterikós, suffering in the womb, hysterical (reflecting the Greeks' belief that hysteria was peculiar to women and caused by disturbances in the uterus); see hystero-, -ic

antihysteric, noun, adjective

hysterics, histrionics.
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hysteric (hɪˈstɛrɪk)
 
n
1.  a hysterical person
 
adj
2.  hysterical
 
[C17: from Latin hystericus literally: of the womb, from Greek husterikos, from hustera the womb; from the belief that hysteria in women originated in disorders of the womb]

hysterical or hysteric (hɪˈstɛrɪkəl)
 
adj
1.  of or suggesting hysteria: hysterical cries
2.  suffering from hysteria
3.  informal wildly funny
 
hysteric or hysteric
 
adj
 
hys'terically or hysteric
 
adv

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hysteric hys·ter·ic (hĭ-stěr'ĭk)
n.

  1. A person suffering from hysteria.

  2. hysterics A fit of uncontrollable laughing or crying.

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