hysterically hysterically  /ˌhɪ ˈstɛ rɪk li/


  • (adv) in a hysterical manner


  1. And at week's end walls collapsed and women screamed hysterically in Valparaiso as a violent quake shook the port city of 200,000.
  2. There are no libidinous or abusive producers, no hysterically egomaniac directors, not even a failed novelist making a rich, bitter livelihood by writing for the screen.
  3. And when Marion hysterically denounces one of them in a crowded restaurant, their bleak idyll comes to a crisis.


  • 911 calls released after woman shot while on with dispatchers

    LAGRANGE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- Oldham Count Officials have released the 911 calls made by a woman who survived a shooting while on the phone with dispatchers. According to reports, Lisa York called 911 Friday, June 7, from her apartment on Russell Road after a domestic dispute with her husband David York. While on the phone with dispatchers, Lisa began screaming hysterically. Dispatcher : What’s ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WHAS TV11 Louisville


  1. "She kissed us last thing at night. Her beaming smile greeted us from school. She laughed hysterically and uncontrollably when sharing something silly she might have said or done that day," Harry said with a mixture of princely composure and...
    on Sep 1, 2007 By: Prince Harry Source: The Spokesman Review

  2. She said: "Shiloh, we feel, has Montenegro style. She dresses like a little dude. It's how people dress there. She likes tracksuits, she likes [regular] suits. Shiloh's hysterically funny. One of the goofiest, most playful people you'll ever meet."
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Angelina Jolie Source: National Ledger

  3. Then again, "you enjoy working so much with each other that you want the characters to stay together," Hailey says. "We laugh hysterically all the time. Have you heard Rose laugh? It's real infectious."
    on Jan 1, 2008 By: Leisha Hailey Source: Forbes

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