1. (psychology) 
El psicólogo diagnosticó a Lidia con una neurosis histérica.The psychologist diagnosed Lidia with a hysterical neurosis.
2. (colloquial) (agitated) 
Odio que los hombres me digan que me pongo histérica cuando me viene la regla.I hate it when men tell me I'm hysterical when I'm on my period.
b. mad (colloquial) 
¡Basta! Me pone histérico cuando me digas que me calme.Stop! It makes me mad when you tell me to calm down.
masculine or feminine noun
3. (person affected by hysteria) 
a. hysteric 
Se creía que la histérica sufría del síndrome de Casandra.The hysteric was believed to have suffered from the Cassandra Complex.
4. (colloquial) (agitated person) 
a. hysteric 
¡Eres un histérico! Es imposible tener una discusión civilizada contigo.You're a hysteric! It's impossible to have a reasonable discussion with you.
1. (medicine) 
a. hysterical 
2. (colloquial) 
estar histéricoto be a bag o bundle of nerves
ponerse histéricoto get in a flap
ese ruido me pone histéricothat noise really gets on my nerves
3. (medicine) 
a. hysteric 
4. (colloquial) 
es un histéricohe's always getting in a flap
histéricoa histérica
1 (Med) hysterical
paroxismo histérico hysterics
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2 (nervioso)
no seas tan histérico don't get so worked up; ¡me pone histérico! it drives me mad!; it drives me up the wall (familiar)
1 (Med) hysteric
es una histérica
2 (nervioso)
no hagas caso, son unos histéricos pay no attention, they're always having hysterics
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