Their formerly invisible, contested disease, which doctors had been able to diagnose only by taking a woman's word for it, was now gloriously real on objective, nonhysterical
, nonhormonal computer screens, which showed brain chemistry changing during an attack.
Such unadornedness was very fresh at that moment in American poetry; it modeled an unmannered and nonhysterical
attention to inner life, to the natural world and the spiritual dimension of the self.
We tried to do it in constructive and nonhysterical
It's a point of view at odds with the administration line, but the argument is presented in a nonhysterical
way that invites debate.
Instead of citing Nancy Maynard's "nonhysterical
, nondefensive, nonjargony--and delightfully nonlengthy-- analysis," Stepp would have served his audience better by, for example, lauding her reasoned, calm, clear--and delightfully succinct--analysis.
To me, the really awesome thing about it is that the president of the United States is using nie to provide accurate and reliable and -- I don't know how to put it -- nonhysterical
information about the y2k problem," says Betty L.
Exposed to the nonhysterical
prose style of the Manchester Guardian (with whom the Sun shared an office), Baker purged his copy of journalistic cliches like "tense world capital" and "behind closed doors" and developed the gently ironic, unaffected voice that graces his columns today.