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used in Gone with the Wind

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a state of violent mental agitation — especially uncontrollable fear
  • There was no panic now, no hysteria.
    3.18 (71% in)
  • If she did not find Dr. Meade soon, she would begin screaming with hysteria.
    3.21 (67% in)
  • She wanted very much to scream every time Melanie did, and only by biting her lips so hard it infuriated her could she restrain herself and drive off hysteria.
    3.22 (27% in)
  • Tears of fright and hysteria streamed down her face as she finally gave way under the long strain.
    3.23 (33% in)
  • For a moment she looked at it as if she had never seen it before and then she began to laugh, peal on peal of mirth that had in it no hint of hysteria.
    3.27 (98% in)
  • Melanie looked at her and saw that this was not the hysteria of a woman still weak from childbirth.
    4.42 (12% in)

There are no more uses of "hysteria" in Gone with the Wind.

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