- a wildly emotional and exaggerated reaction；uncontrollable laughter
- relating to or affected with hysteria.
noun: hysteric, plural noun: hysterics
- 1. a wildly emotional and exaggerated reaction the widow had hysterics and the inquest was wrapped up quickly the child has been seized with regular fits of hysterics at bedtime
- ▪ uncontrollable laughter they began to giggle and fled upstairs in hysterics
- 2. a person suffering from hysteria.
- 1. relating to or affected with hysteria.