Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or like hysterics; fitfully emotional.

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Usage examples "hysterical":

  1. " But his head- it must be kept above water," whispered back Mark in a choking voice, for he felt hysterical and strange. - "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Then she fell into a fit of sobbing and wailing, which was, in truth, hysterical. - "The Eustace Diamonds", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Then she threw her arms about his shoulders, and, with a glad laugh, half hysterical, she drew his head down and kissed him time and again. - "The Heritage of the Hills", Arthur P. Hankins.