from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Resembling hysteria.
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- adj. Similar to hysteria
- adj. Having a uterine shape
- n. A person with a condition similar to hysteria
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In pathology, resembling hysteria: as, a hysteroid disease or symptom.
Temperament disorders affective [bipolarlike]; characterological [dysphoria/substance/abuse/ sociopathy]; hysteroid dysphoria; borderline personality
At the most there exist some indications -- e.g. in Morselli's masterly work (2) -- of the existence of some concordances between the phenomenology of mediumism and hysterical, hysteroid, or at least "sensitive" temperaments.
We may have to recognize that on the side of the sexual emotions, as well as in general constitution, a condition may be traced among normal persons that is hysteroid in character, and serves as the healthy counterpart of a condition which in hysteria is morbid.
In the more healthy, merely hysteroid condition, the psychic sexual organism is not injured, and still responds normally, removing the abnormal symptoms when allowed to do so.
Even though hysteria as a disease may be described as one and indivisible, there are yet to be found, among the ordinary and fairly healthy population, vague and diffused hysteroid symptoms which are dissipated in
This diffused hysteroid condition may be illustrated by the results of a psychological investigation carried on in America by Miss Gertrude Stein among the ordinary male and female students of Harvard University and