Hys*ter"ic (?), Hys*ter"ic*al (?), a. [L. hystericus, Gr. , fr. the womb; perh. akin to latter, later, and E. utter, out.]
Of or pertaining to hysteria; affected, or troubled, with hysterics; convulsive, fitful.
With no hysteric weakness or feverish excitement, they preserved their peace and patience.
© Webster 1913.