What is another word for hysterically?

Pronunciation: [hɪstˈɛɹɪkli] (IPA)

Hysterically is an extreme word that is used to describe an emotional reaction that is out of control. It could be used to describe someone who is laughing, crying or screaming excessively. However, if you are tired of using the same word over and over, you can always use synonyms that convey the same emotion. Some of the synonyms for hysterically include frantically, uncontrollably, maniacally, wildly, and insanely. These words describe an emotional state that is intense and uninhibited. They add depth and variety to your writing and can help you express a range of emotions that your readers can easily understand.

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What are the hypernyms for Hysterically?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for hysterically?

The word hysterically implies that someone is acting in an overly emotional, frenzied or uncontrollable manner. Antonyms for this word could include calmly, rationally, or logically. Someone who is acting calmly is handling a situation in a composed and orderly fashion, rather than becoming overly emotional or distressed. Someone who is acting rationally is using reason and logic when making decisions, rather than being swayed by their emotions. A person acting logically is using sound judgment and reason in their actions or decisions. These antonyms show that there are different ways to react or respond to a situation, and not all of them involve an hysterical response.

What are the antonyms for Hysterically?

Usage examples for Hysterically

Inside, in much the same position, its tail waving a violent signal of its owner's distress, a calf was clamoring hysterically for its mother and its mother's milk.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
You beasts, he sobbed hysterically.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
The lips laughed hysterically.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito"
Steven Sills

Famous quotes with Hysterically

  • Sometimes there's one person in the audience laughing hysterically, and it's so much fun. You end up playing the entire play to them.
    Lorraine Bracco
  • It's sad and upsetting when you see somebody crying hysterically, but at the same time it's real funny.
    Seth Green
  • My heart is so light that it's amazing. I get to play all this grief, all this loss, all this disaster and chaos. It's hysterically funny. I am very light.
    Linda Hamilton
  • I regard the as one of the world's masterpieces. Its character-drawing, its deep and rich humanity, its perfect finish of style and its story entitle it to that. Its characters live, more real and more familiar to us than our living friends, and each speaks an accent which we can recognize. Above all, it has what we call a great story: a fabulously beautiful Chinese house-garden; a great official family, with four daughters and a son growing up and some beautiful female cousins of the same age, living a life of continual raillery and bantering laughter; a number of extremely charming and clever maid-servants, some of the plotting, intriguing type and some quick-tempered but true, and some secretly in love with the master; a few faithless servants' wives involved in little family jealousies and scandals; a father for ever absent from home on official service and two or three daughters-in-law managing the complicated routine of the whole household with order and precision [...]; the "hero," Paoyü, a boy in puberty, with a fair intelligence and a great love of female company, sent, as we are made to understand, by God to go through this phantasmagoria of love and suffering, overprotected like the sole heir of all great families in China, doted on by his grandmother, the highest authority of the household, but extremely afraid of his father, completely admired by all his female cousins and catered for by his maid-servants, who attended to his bath and sat in watch over him at night; his love for Taiyü, his orphan cousin staying in their house, who was suffering from consumption [...], easily outshining the rest in beauty and poetry, but a little too clever to be happy like the more stupid ones, opening her love to Paoyü with the purity and intensity of a young maiden's heart; another female cousin, Paots'a, also in love with Paoyü, but plumper and more practical-minded and considered a better wife by the elders; the final deception, arrangements for the wedding to Paots'a by the mothers without Paoyü's or Taiyü's knowledge, Taiyü not hearing of it until shortly before the wedding, which made her laugh hysterically and sent her to her death, and Paoyü not hearing of it till the wedding night; Paoyü's discovery of the deception by his own parents, his becoming half-idiotic and losing his mind, and finally his becoming a monk. All of this is depicted against the rise and fall of a great family, the crescendo of piling family misfortunes extending over the last third of the story, taking one's breath away like the .
    Cao Xueqin

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