Origin of hysteric
OTHER WORDS FROM hysterican·ti·hys·ter·ic, noun, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hysterichysterics , histrionics
Words nearby hysteric
How to use hysteric in a sentence
Think of the fearless suffragists, who were deemed hysteric.
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 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Bates Motel, Vera Farmiga masterfully transforms a would-be harridan into a new kind of protagonist: the sensual hysteric.‘Bates Motel’: Ken Tucker Praises Vera Farmiga’s Knife-Sharp Performance|Ken Tucker|May 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In short, he was still perfectly maintaining that biblical "is he a prophet, is he a hysteric" look.
The same holds true for the hysteric in whom also, of course, the subconscious takes hold of the inner life.Psychotherapy|Hugo Mnsterberg
This was followed by a bustle among the servants, and screams as of a person in an hysteric fit.The Blue Jar Story Book|Maria Edgeworth
There was a sort of glorying in its deep tone; it was not the hollow hysteric of shame and despair—it spoke a sanguine joyousness!Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Hysteric shudders were shaking her every few seconds, and her eyes were blinded with weeping.
She laughed, as she said it, a little hysteric laugh, with suddenly moist eyes.