Examples from the Web for hysterically
I mean, come on, this is the stuff of heartbreaking and hysterically funny reading, the two main ingredients for any great memoir.The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We hysterically condemn the use of a nonviolent tool that works.
But when it happens to other people, it turns out, the practice is hysterically funny.How ‘Billy on the Street’ Host Billy Eichner Hit the Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet the Obama who hysterically declared Hurricane Irene “historic” also declared the swine flu a national emergency.
He broke into a loud laugh that jangled, hysterically cold, round the great, brilliant room."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy
"'Tis enough to make a woman shudder," cried Lady Betty, hysterically.His Grace of Osmonde|Frances Hodgson Burnett
She clung to him hysterically, as he shook hands with one after another of the few rescuers who had time to hurry in.Starlight Ranch|Charles King
Noddy was hysterically thankful to the motor boys, but they well knew he might, at the first chance, play some mean trick on them.The Motor Boys After a Fortune|Clarence Young
She had laughed throughout the supper, and she still laughed, hysterically, though she had drunk scarcely any wine.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett
British Dictionary definitions for hysterically
Word Origin and History for hysterically
1610s, from Latin hystericus "of the womb," from Greek hysterikos "of the womb, suffering in the womb," from hystera "womb" (see uterus). Originally defined as a neurotic condition peculiar to women and thought to be caused by a dysfunction of the uterus. Meaning "very funny" (by 1939) is from the notion of uncontrollable fits of laughter. Related: Hysterically.