Associations to the word «Hysterical»


HYSTERICAL, adjective. Of, or arising from hysteria.
HYSTERICAL, adjective. Having, or prone to having hysterics.
HYSTERICAL, adjective. Provoking uncontrollable laughter.

Dictionary definition

HYSTERICAL, adjective. Characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria; "during hysterical conditions various functions of the human body are disordered"- Morris Fishbein; "hysterical amnesia".
HYSTERICAL, adjective. Marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion; "hysterical laughter"; "a mob of hysterical vigilantes".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn