major hysteria n.
A syndrome characterized by a first stage of aura, a second stage of epileptoid convulsions, a third stage of tonic and clonic spasms, a fourth stage of dramatic behavior, and a fifth stage of delirium.
[mey-jer] /ˈmeɪ dʒər/ noun 1. a commissioned military officer ranking next below a lieutenant colonel and next above a captain. 2. one of superior rank, ability, etc., in a specified class. 3. Education. 4. a person of full legal age (opposed to ). 5. Music. a major interval, chord, scale, etc. 6. the majors. adjective […]
[muh-jawr-i-tair-ee-uh n, -jor-] /məˌdʒɔr ɪˈtɛər i ən, -ˌdʒɒr-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or constituting a : majoritarian democracy. 2. supporting or advocating : majoritarian politics. noun 3. a supporter or advocate of . 1917 (adj.), from majority + -ian.
[muh-jawr-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uh m, -jor-] /məˌdʒɔr ɪˈtɛər i əˌnɪz əm, -ˌdʒɒr-/ noun 1. rule by a majority, especially the belief that those constituting a simple majority should make the rules for all members of a group, nation, etc.
[muh-jawr-i-tee, -jor-] /məˈdʒɔr ɪ ti, -ˈdʒɒr-/ noun, plural majorities. 1. the greater part or number; the number larger than half the total (opposed to ): the majority of the population. 2. a number of voters or votes, jurors, or others in agreement, constituting more than half of the total number. 3. the amount by which […]