hysterically


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hys·ter·i·cal

 (hĭ-stĕr′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Exhibiting spasmodic, uncontrolled emotion: became hysterical when the airplane lurched; hysterical laughter.
2. Informal Extremely funny: told a hysterical story.
3. Psychiatry Relating to hysteria. No longer in clinical use.

hys·ter′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.hysterically - in a hysterical manner; "she screamed hysterically when she heard the news"
Translations
بصورةٍ هِسْتيريَّه
hystericky
hysteriskt
hisztérikusan
móîursÿkislega; í geîshræringu
hystericky
histerik bir şekilde

hysterically

[hɪsˈterɪkəlɪ] ADVhistéricamente
to weep/laugh hystericallyllorar/reír histéricamente
it was hysterically funnyfue para morirse de (la) risa, fue graciosísimo
"come here!" - she shouted hystericallyven acá! -gritó, histérica

hysterically

[hɪˈstɛrɪkəli] adv
(= uncontrollably) [laugh] → de façon incontrôlable; [sob] → convulsivement
(= excitedly) [demand] → hystériquement
hysterically funny → à se tordre de rire

hysterically

adv
scream, cry, sob, laughhysterisch
(inf) hysterically funnywahnsinnig komisch (inf)
(= frantically)wie wahnsinnig (inf)

hysterically

[hɪsˈtɛrɪklɪ] advistericamente
it was hysterically funny → era buffo da morire

hysteria

(hiˈstiəriə) noun
1. a severe nervous upset which causes eg uncontrolled laughing or crying, imaginary illnesses etc.
2. uncontrolled excitement, eg of a crowd of people. mass hysteria.
hyˈsterical (-ˈste-) adjective
of or suffering from hysteria.
hyˈsterically (-ˈste-) adverb
hyˈsterics (-ˈste-) noun plural
1. a fit of hysteria.
2. a fit of wild laughter.
go into hysterics
to have a fit of hysteria.
References in classic literature ?
She did not weep again, but laughed hysterically, and trembled and clung to her friend as if she was a little bewildered by the sudden news.
She stopped running, and leaned against a tree to laugh hysterically.
Look at my hand; whiter than yours, Armand," she laughed hysterically.
A second later the other white and the black soldiers of the rear guard were firing hysterically at the boy.
Many turned away their faces; others kept a fixed and rigid stare; and a young girl giggled hysterically, and fainted with the laughter on her lips.
Here was a new trouble which had not entered into her sad thoughts before, and quite weighed down by this sudden addition to her burden, she sat down on the step of a stile and began to sob hysterically.
kept laughing hysterically as she looked at me, and Madame re-echoed her; but I did not feel so cheerful.
The Jennie Cushman," said Dan, hysterically, "cut clean in half - graound up an' trompled on at that
If Tess had been artful, had she made a scene, fainted, wept hysterically, in that lonely lane, notwithstanding the fury of fastidiousness with which he was possessed, he would probably not have withstood her.
Often I longed to do something hysterically desperate, to rouse Raffles and bring the street about our ears; once I did bring him about mine by striking a single note on the piano, with the soft pedal down.
He sat on a bench, and suddenly began to laugh hysterically.
The Negress sobbed hysterically, bemoaning the evil day that had witnessed her departure from her dear Maryland, while the white girl, dry eyed and outwardly calm, was torn by inward fears and forebodings.