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Synonyms for hysteric

a person suffering from hysteria

characterized by or arising from psychoneurotic hysteria

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Yan developed a crosslinked elastomer with terminal groups that can attach to filler particles, thus eliminating hysteric losses.
A major radical transformation from the nineteenth-century hysteric to the twenty-first-century posthysteric is a transformation in discourse and, of course, in the agency embedded in that discourse.
If Blanche was the most hypnotizable hysteric, Augustine was the most photographed.
Both the Macedonian and Albanian opposition has been dragged into hysteric outbursts of extremism while the remaining liberal stage is forced to choose.
Medical Muses is not the story of Charcot and his associates alone; it is also about the women whose collaboration enabled their delineation of the hysteric. In the Salpetriere, Charcot and his colleagues had a great "warehouse of female outcasts" at their disposal, and Hustvedt features three of its "stars": Augustine, who arrived in 1875; Blanche, who arrived in 1877; and Genevieve, who arrived in 1864.
It supports the subversive possibilities of the figure of the female hysteric, viewing the hysteric's refusal (or inability) to conform to social expectations as a mode of resistance to the patriarchal system.
The Hysteric's Revenge: French Women Writers at the Fin de Siecle.
In the most unlikely of pairings this side of reality: the Nipponese High Couture salon, Hysteric and the aged Rolling Stones was ostentatious in a fashion-forward sense.
For Irigaray, hysteria is a "symptomatic acting out of a proposition the hysteric cannot articulate....
As an "hysteric," Dianthe represents - or, more precisely, her body represents - the site of the convergence of violence, racism, and misogyny.
Or is it simply Foreman's Ontological Hysteric spirit searching to find the slippery truth of desire?
In an early paper, Sigmund Freud describes the hysteric's fate in the hands of most doctors of his day: "The poor hysterics, who in earlier centuries had been burnt or exorcized, were only subjected, in recent, enlightened times, to the curse of ridicule; their states were judged unworthy of clinical observation, as being simulation and exaggerations" (1966c, 41).
Elisabeth Bronfen explores the murky interface between the hysteric Emma Bovary's much ado about nothing and Gustave Flaubert's idea that the perfect novel would be a book about nothing, held together only by the internal strength of its style.
x-xi), and in the body of the hysteric the sexual identities of masculinity and femininity wage battle for dominance.