Definitions

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  • adj. Not hysterical (prone to hysterics).

Etymologies

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non- +‎ hysterical

Examples

  • At the time, Yang bemoaned, "A dignified, nonhysterical account of our peculiar sufferings untethered to the American upper middle class's Ivy League fixation and richly justified fear of national decline remains elusive."

    Silpa Kovvali: Tiger Brother: An Interview With Wesley Yang

  • “Are you willing to concede even the remote possibility that a nonhysterical [sic], non-leftwing editor might someday, under some circumstances ….”

    Savage but untrue

  • Then the hypothetical "Inmates can strike at prison wall" would be accurate and thoroughly nonhysterical [sic] -- just as the headlines were about the oil facility strike.

    Savage but untrue

  • Could a nonhysterical, non-leftwing editor even exist, or is that concept outside the bounds of your fevered imagination?

    Savage but untrue

  • Are you willing to concede even the remote possibility that a nonhysterical, non-leftwing editor might someday, under some circumstances, try to write a headline for a next-day story that would interest readers who already know the bare facts of a breaking news story?

    Savage but untrue

  • Then the hypothetical "Inmates can strike at prison wall" would be accurate and thoroughly nonhysterical -- just as the headlines were about the oil facility strike.

    Savage but untrue

  • With her "One Life to Lead" essay, Barbarella has once again bravely articulated, in a thoughtful, nonhysterical way, what so many of us only dare to think.

    Letter and Links!

  • It is not a compendium of places to eat and sleep; rather it is a guide to a proper attitude and a sensible, unromantic, nonhysterical overview of the possibilities and problems of Mexican travel, customs, etc.

    Letters to the editor: June - Nov. 1995

  • The ANC's understated, nonhysterical campaign that has dwelt on the real political issues presents a sharp contrast to the belligerent tone of the DP and NNP's hangmen.

    Values and virtues of lamppost literature

  • But he was also required to adjust his thinking about the North, because four of his fellow offi - cers, 'almost the best of the lot' he decided, came from Vermont, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania, and in nightly discussions they presented such a rational, nonhysterical body of opinion that he had to listen.

    Legacy

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