Definition of 'hysteria'

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There was a sort of hysteria about them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet the hysteria is still surrounding us. The Sun (2008)You and your friend were suffering from mass hysteria. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All three of these diagnoses were once subsumed under the now obsolete name hysteria. Herman, Judith Lewis Trauma and Recovery (1992)Can you imagine the hysteria which would surround that fight. The Sun (2014)Equally unexplained is the mass hysteria that has struck randomly down the years. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The celebrity hysteria about the show was in full swing. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Any realistic assessment is you lost in some degree of mass hysteria. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So why the continuing hysteria about aliens? Times, Sunday Times (2015)One parent whose daughter was sent home said he suspected that mass hysteria may have been the cause. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They had a high incidence of hysteria and caused deaths of many of our old men by freezing under fire. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)The twins caused mass hysteria as they went back to school in Dublin yesterday. The Sun (2009)This is the polar opposite of the hysteria surrounding Evans. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The entire tale is one of fabrication and hysteria caused by the disaster's deep emotional impact. Eaton, John P & Haas, Charles A Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)Take the hysteria surrounding giant African snails. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Just when hysteria was about to engulf the nation, guess what? Times, Sunday Times (2014)It would cause mass hysteria. The Sun (2013)I don't doubt it is a problem but they just caused hysteria. The Sun (2009)But, given the hysteria surrounding this case, it was important justice was seen to be done. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'hysteria'

British English: hysteria NOUN
Hysteria among a group of people is a state of uncontrolled excitement, anger, or panic.
No one could help getting carried away by the hysteria.


Definition of hysteria from the Collins English Dictionary
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