OTHER WORDS FROM hysteriasub·hys·te·ri·a, noun
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Over the weekend, a GameStop store in Maryland illustrated the disconnect between the Wall Street hysteria that has sent the company’s stock price to dizzying heights and the video game retailer’s real-world struggles.Despite record stock surge, GameStop is still struggling to stay afloat|Abha Bhattarai, Taylor Telford|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
The ensuing hysteria led to sheriffs’ offices and firefighters wasting critical time and resources on nuisance calls.
Given the risk of misinformation before and even more important immediately after the election, anything that tamps down the hysteria out there is particularly needed.
So that’s been my kind of push and effort to make sure we do things smartly, common sense, avoid the hysteria, get people back to work and get people healthy at the same time.
I’m just trying to make sure the … numbers match the hysteria and that’s not the case right now.
“Vicious pecking, avian hysteria, mysterious deaths, and even cannibalism” are the results, he writes.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The best way to fix the Internet would be to let the Kardashian butt hysteria die down.#FixTheInternet: The Hashtag That Beat Back Kim Kardashian’s Butt|Emily Shire|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Korematsu knew firsthand the dangers of war-time hysteria and pleaded that we not make that mistake again.
I might suggest a title: “Andromeda Strain 2: The Predictable Hysteria.”
At the time, before ISIS had conquered Mosul, the second-largest city in Iraq, the attack evoked outrage but not hysteria.French Jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche Is the Shape of Terror to Come|Christopher Dickey|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its internal uses are in hysteria, and 136 in such conditions as diarrhoea, dysentery and cholera.
The walking may simulate paralytic forms if hysteria is mixed with the neurasthenia.
There is no direct connection between hysteria and the disorders of the sexual organs.
The Tarantism so common in Italy from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century is another example of epidemic hysteria.
There are numerous theories formulated to explain hysteria; some are ingenious, especially that of Janet, but none is convincing.
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Word Origin for hysteria
Medical definitions for hysteria
Other words from hysteriahys•ter′ic (hĭ-stĕr′ĭk) null adj.
Cultural definitions for hysteria
A complex neurosis in which psychological conflict is turned into physical symptoms, such as amnesia, blindness, and paralysis, that have no underlying physical cause. Early in his career, Sigmund Freud worked on hysteria.