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Synonyms for hysteria
hɪˈstɛr i ə, -ˈstɪər-hys·te·ri·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. craze, delirium, frenzy, fury, hysterianoun

    state of violent mental agitation

    fad, hysterical neurosis, furiousness, craze, vehemence, cult, madness, ferocity, violence, delirium, fierceness, furore, fury, frenzy, rage, wildness, furor

  2. hysterianoun

    excessive or uncontrollable fear

    fury, frenzy, hysterical neurosis, craze, delirium

  3. hysteria, hysterical neurosisnoun

    neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions

    fury, frenzy, hysterical neurosis, craze, delirium

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hysterianoun

    (Med.) hysterics

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hysteria":

    hysterical, frenzy

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. hysteria

    Conversion disorder, see there

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  1. Roland Barthes:

    To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Your guy calls farmers' concerns hysteria and says they don't have a very high threshold for pain, well I get that president of the trade unions up here and he'll show him a threshold of pain.

  3. President Putin spokesman:

    Clearly there are those who are creating hysteria, who are trying to support this witch hunt.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    In a cocoon of individualism. In an authentic bunker of skepticism, nihilism, apolitical non-conformism. Protecting himself from the radiation of mass hysteria and the herd instinct of the matrix system.

  5. Juergen Grossmann:

    There was great hysteria, the government thought at the time that Germany was close to a nuclear disaster.

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