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.
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Adv.1.hysterically - in a hysterical manner; "she screamed hysterically when she heard the news"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hysterically

[hɪˈstɛrɪkəli] adv
(= uncontrollably) [laugh] → de façon incontrôlable; [sob] → convulsivement
(= excitedly) [demand] → hystériquement
hysterically funny → à se tordre de rire
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hysterically

adv
scream, cry, sob, laughhysterisch
(inf) hysterically funnywahnsinnig komisch (inf)
(= frantically)wie wahnsinnig (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

hysterically

[hɪsˈtɛrɪklɪ] advistericamente
it was hysterically funny → era buffo da morire
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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References in classic literature ?
As the last notes of the hymn died away the widow ran to the coffin, cast herself upon it and sobbed hysterically. Gradually, however, she yielded to dissuasion, becoming more composed; and as the minister was in the act of leading her away her eyes sought the face of the dead beneath the glass.
"Oh, Rebecca, don't let's say that!" interposed Emma Jane hysterically. "It makes me feel like a fool."
I was very much startled; and had I been at all hysterically inclined, I certainly should have committed myself in some way then.
Finally he saw the whole scheme complete, the bomb-shell thrown, France hysterically casting laurels upon the man who had brought her unexpected peace.
Anne, whose nerves had been rather strained, laughed hysterically, and even Owen smiled.
"Look at my hand; whiter than yours, Armand," she laughed hysterically.
"The Jennie Cushman," said Dan, hysterically, "cut clean in half - graound up an' trompled on at that!
She sobbed hysterically, and her thin body was shaken.
Even the pirates were awed, and Tootles cried out hysterically, "I am going to do what my mother hopes.
As any screaming creature of the jungle, he hysterically squalled his indignation.
She ran frantically, hysterically, straining to the utmost, advertising the effort she was making with every leap: and all the time White Fang slid smoothly away from her silently, without effort, gliding like a ghost over the ground.
Ellmother herself opened the door, and stood doubtful on the threshold, hysterically sobbing and laughing at the same time.