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Meaning of “hysterics” - Learner’s Dictionary

hysterics

noun     /hɪˈsterɪks/
[plural] uncontrolled behaviourBecoming too excited and easily upsetMental and psychiatric disorders
in hysterics informal laughing so much that you cannot stop: Most of the audience was in hysterics by this time.Laughing and smiling
Translations of “hysterics”
in Chinese (Traditional) 歇斯底里發作, 狂笑…
in Russian истерика…
in Turkish sinir krizi/buhranı, isteri nöbeti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 歇斯底里发作, 狂笑…
in Polish histeria…
(Definition of hysterics from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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