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a state of violent mental agitation — especially uncontrollable fear
  • It came to him that Gottlieb, in his secluded innocence, had not realized what it meant to gain leave to experiment amid the hysteria of an epidemic.
    Chapter 34 (11% in)
  • The dining-room was gorgeous and very hideous, in stamped leather and hysterias of gold, with collections of servants watching one's use of asparagus forks.
    Chapter 29 (65% in)
  • He flung out his arms in a dry hysteria.
    Chapter 33 (26% in)

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