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Definition of Hysteria

Hysteria

  1. A nervous affection, occurring almost exclusively in women, in which the emotional and reflex excitability is exaggerated, and the will power correspondingly diminished, so that the patient loses control over the emotions, becomes the victim of imaginary sensations, and often falls into paroxism or fits.
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Hysteria Translations

hysteria in Dutch is hysterie
hysteria in German is Hysterie
hysteria in Spanish is histeria
hysteria in Swedish is hysteri