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English definition of “hysterical”

hysterical

adjective    /hɪˈster·ɪ·kəl/
unable to control your emotions or behavior because you are very frightened , excited , etc.: Calm down, you’re getting hysterical. She broke into hysterical laughter (= laughter that is uncontrollable ). infml That joke was hysterical (= extremely amusing ).
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