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Noun
/hiˈsterēə/,/-ˈsti(ə)rēə/,
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hysterias, plural;
  1. Exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement, esp. among a group of people
    • - the mass hysteria that characterizes the week before Christmas
  2. A psychological disorder (not now regarded as a single definite condition) whose symptoms include conversion of psychological stress into physical symptoms (somatization), selective amnesia, shallow volatile emotions, and overdramatic or attention-seeking behavior. The term has a controversial history as it was formerly regarded as a disease specific to women


  1. craze: state of violent mental agitation
  2. excessive or uncontrollable fear
  3. neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions
  4. (hysterics) an attack of hysteria
  5. Hysteria, in its colloquial use, describes a state of mind, one of unmanageable fear or emotional excesses. ...
  6. Histeria! is an American cartoon series created by Tom Ruegger and animated by Warner Bros. Animation. Unlike other similar shows by Warner Bros., Histeria! ...
  7. Hysteria is the fourth studio album by the English hard rock band Def Leppard. It was released on August 3, 1987 through Mercury Records. It is the band's best-selling album to date, selling over 20 million copies worldwide, and spawning seven hit singles. ...
  8. "Hysteria" is a song by British hard rock band Def Leppard. It served as the titular third single from their 1987 multi-platinum album of the same name. "Hysteria" peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100. ...
  9. Hysteria is a 1965 film directed by Freddie Francis. It stars Robert Webber and Anthony Newlands. In this movie, an amnesiac ends up trying to solve a murder.
  10. Hysteria: Or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis is a two-hour play by Terry Johnson fictionalising a 1938 meeting between Salvador Dali and Sigmund Freud a year before the latter's death. ...
  11. Hysteria is the fourth album by the British synthpop band The Human League. Following the worldwide success of their 1981 album Dare, the band struggled to make a successful follow-up and the sessions for Hysteria were fraught with problems. ...
  12. a psychological disturbance, arising from trauma, that manifests itself in physical impairment, such as paralysis, blindness, deafness, or anesthesia.
  13. A neurosis, with emotional instability, repression, dissociation, physical symptoms such as paralysis. This is not the same as malingering and it should not be confused with psychopathic conditions.
  14. This protean disorder is regarded as a functional neurosis with abnormal sensations, emotions, or paroxysms, manifesting itself chiefly by emotional instability, by the ease with which it is influenced, in negativism and impulsiveness, a tendency to make sensations, a remarkable egotism, desire ...
  15. It is a psychosomatic (see definition) disorder caused by a powerful psychological disturbance or need. Someone with it is usually completely unaware of the psychological basis of the problem. ...
  16. The earliest term for a psychoneurotic disturbance marked by emotional outbursts and/or disturbances of movement and sense perception. Some forms of hysteria are now classified as somatoform disorders and others are grouped with the dissociative disorders.
  17. Wild uncontrollable emotion, excitement, functional dusturbance of the nervous system.
  18. Uncontrolled wobble during a run. Usually results in a wipe out. (see also "speed wobbles")
  19. The dog goes crazy, racing blindly and howling before convulsion, once common in England, Ireland, and Scotland.
  20. a type of neurosis that is difficult to define and in which a range of symptoms may occur. These include paralysis, seizures and spasms of limbs, swelling of joints, mental disorders and amnesia. The person is vulnerable to suggestion. ...
  21. a serious neurosis characterised by alterations of the state of consciousness (See ‘Dissociation’) and symptoms of the sensory and motor type. ...
  22. a state of intense agitation, anxiety or excitement
  23. hystera means “womb” in Greek and hysteria was a condition associated with women; it was believed that women needed to be engaged in natural, child-bearing behavior in order to stay healthy; if they were not having sex and bearing children, their wombs were believed to become upset and try to ...
  24. n., the anguish caused by listening to low fidelity audio systems.
  25. The funniest illness of them all.