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used in The Fountainhead

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a state of violent mental agitation — especially uncontrollable fear
  • Wynand laughed; he laughed too long, as if he could not stop it; his laughter had an edge of hysteria.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (86% in)
  • They heard the rising inflection of hysteria in Mitchell Layton's voice.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (89% in)

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