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hysteria
used in The Devils Arithmetic

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Definition
a state of violent mental agitation — especially uncontrollable fear
  • A woman, her voice edged with hysteria, said, "You heard, you heard, but if they were all dead, how could anyone know for sure?"
    Chapter 10 (66% in)
  • Her voice held a note of hysteria.
    Chapter 18 (37% in)

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