Hysteria


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Hysteria

  • (noun) exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
  • (noun) an old-fashioned term for a psychological disorder characterized by conversion of psychological stress into physical symptoms (somatization) or a change in self-awareness.

Hysteria (हिस्टीरीअ / हिस्टेरीअ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मिरगी, वातोंमाद

Hysteria Origin

  • mid 17th century (as an adjective): via Latin from Greek husterikos ‘of the womb’, from hustera ‘womb’ (hysteria being thought to be specific to women and associated with the womb).

Hysteria in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • New York Trump voters: ‘Enough with the hysteria‘.
  • Democrats need to get past their hysteria and move on.
  • In his biography on Khanna, Gautam Chintamani has attempted to explore the hysteria around him.
  • Celebrating Girl Power: Hysteria and Hypocrisy.
  • Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday ridiculed the ongoing family hysteria in the Samajwadi Party.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hysteria

  • hysteria = history + mystery… creates lot of excitement…  dinosaur hysteria

Hysteria Pronunciation


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