Usually, hysterics. a fit of uncontrollable laughter or weeping; .
a person subject to .
Or, they could distort the contents of the bill and attack anyone who disagreed with them as a legal Luddite and hysteric.
Are Opponents of Arizona’s Anti-Gay Law Eager to Deceive? Kirsten Powers March 2, 2014
In short, he was still perfectly maintaining that biblical “is he a prophet, is he a hysteric” look.
For One Night, Larry Kramer’s Not Angry Jacob Bernstein April 26, 2011
More than once the choice was precipitately abandoned at the last moment and another card snatched at hysteric haphazard.
The Storm Centre Charles Egbert Craddock
In hysteric inversions of motion is some other part too much stimulated?
Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin
Gertrude bending over me in hysteric screams—so they told me afterwards.
Shoulder-Straps Henry Morford
Miss Corelli’s force is hysteric, but it is sometimes very real.
My Contemporaries In Fiction David Christie Murray
She ended by a great fit of hysteric weeping that lasted half the night.
Cleo The Magnificent Louis Zangwill
“Git down there, you hysteric son of a gun,” he said to the horse.
Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn
He still sat facing the bewildered lawyer, one moment sobbing convulsively, the next yelping with hysteric laughter.
John Thorndyke’s Cases R. Austin Freeman
It was succeeded by a quick, hysteric laugh, and then a dead silence.
Openings in the Old Trail Bret Harte
a hysterical person
1650s, from Latin hystericus, from Greek hysterikos “belonging to the womb” (see hysterical). As a noun from 1751.
hysteric hys·ter·ic (hĭ-stěr’ĭk)
A person suffering from hysteria.
hysterics A fit of uncontrollable laughing or crying.
Ancient Greek Hellas. Modern Greek Ellas. a republic in S Europe at the S end of the Balkan Peninsula. 50,147 sq. mi. (129,880 sq. km). Capital: Athens. a city in W New York. Contemporary Examples He posed with blind children in Greece and crippled children in Italy and orphans in England. Frank Sinatra and the […]
an anti-idiotypic antibody.
a device used to prevent the forming of ice, as on an airplane propeller. a fluid used in such a device. noun a device fitted to an aircraft to prevent the formation of ice Compare de-icer
a person who cherishes or pursues high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. Synonyms: optimist, perfectionist, reformer, visionary, utopianist. Antonyms: pragmatist, skeptic, cynic. a visionary or impractical person. Synonyms: romantic, romanticist, dreamer, stargazer. Antonyms: realist, materialist. a person who represents things as they might or should be rather than as they are: My friend is […]