Meaning of “hysteria” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “hysteria” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hysterianoun [ U ]

us /hɪˈster·i·ə, hɪˈstɪr-/

excitement or emotion that is uncontrollable:

One woman, close to hysteria, grabbed my arm.

(Definition of “hysteria” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)