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hysterics

noun [plural] uk   us   /hɪˈster.ɪks/
uncontrolled behaviour or crying, usually caused by extreme fear or sadness: Convinced the plane was about to crash, many people were sobbing and in hysterics. informal uncontrolled laughter: He was hilarious - he had us all in hysterics.
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…
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