Pronunciation of Hysterical
/hɪstˈɛɹɪkə͡l/, /hɪstˈɛɹɪkəl/, /h_ɪ_s_t_ˈɛ_ɹ_ɪ_k_əl/
Antonyms for hysterical:
Synonyms for hysterical:
hotly, foolhardy, fatuous, irresponsible, bitterly, unreasonable, drily, shellshocked, zany, perverse, funny, lyrical, witty, intemperate, nonsensical, jocular, wrong-headed, immoderate, wounded, harum-scarum, whacky, rapturous, wrong, imprudent, bursting, soul, violently, fondly, explosive, senseless, clownish, overheated, wild, waggish, dewy-eyed, salty, whimsical, unjustifiable, tongue-in-cheek, priceless, fanciful, intense, histrionic, passionate, hot-blooded, absurdly, ardent, overwrought, misty-eyed, grotesque, unbridled, tempestuous, raging, starry-eyed, impractical, puckish, inadvisable, lighthearted, absurd, disorganized, hurt, amusing, Daffy, airy-fairy, melodramatic, soulful, unwise, fantastic, torrid, wacky, feeling, illogical, hilarious, cordially, ill-advised, childish, counterintuitive, impassioned, charged, inane, ill-conceived, unsound.
beside oneself (adjective)
emotional, panic-stricken, uproarious, frantic, distracted, impassioned, fiery, frenzied, tempestuous, neurotic, raging, passionate, mad, crazy, blazing, overwrought, delirious, distraught, berserk, agitated, violent, wild.
feverish, kooky, frenzied, babbling, schizoid, unbalanced, berserk, lunatic, delirious, insane, demented, blithering, maniacal, mad, deranged, psychotic, crazy, nutty, psycho, irrational, brain-sick, neurotic, Crack-brained, batty.
Sense 1 (noun)
fiery, tempestuous, distraught, impassioned, excited, emotional, frantic, panic-stricken, overwrought, ardent, torrid, blazing, passionate, distracted, histrionic, raging, soulful, uproarious, intense, violent, confused.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
mentally ill (noun)
Usage examples for hysterical:
- Madame Lebrun grew a trifle hysterical; Robert called his brother some sharp, hard names. - "The Awakening and Selected Short Stories", Kate Chopin.
- The Baroness fell gently backward on the sofa she was sitting on in a fit of hysterical sobbing. - "Cousin Betty", Honore de Balzac.
- When Cousin Charley began shouting for help, the younger boy became hysterical. - "Watch Yourself Go By", Al. G. Field.