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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A person suffering from excessive or uncontrollable fear or a state of violent mental agitation adj. - Characterized by or arising from a neurotic disorder characterized by violent emotional outbreaks and disturbances of sensory and motor functions

Usage examples (32)
  • An intriguing analogue to the feminist hysteric is the homosexual activist. 
  • The wandering phallus of the male hysteric is not pathological because it moves about.
  • The problem with the male hysteric is that his phallus wanders from the prescribed circuits of ownership and exchange.
  • Like a the typical sexist writer, he invoked the word "hysteric" to describe her. for more
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