истерить

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EtymologyEdit

Derived from the noun истерия, from the ancient Greek ὑστέρα for uterus (ancient medicine explained psychological disorders through problems with the uterus), further from the Russian истерика — a formal borrowing from the Latin hysterica (passiō) "sickness of the nerves," from which is derived the German Hysterie for hysteria.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ɪsʲtʲɪˈrʲitʲ]

VerbEdit

истери́ть ‎(isterítʹimpf

  1. (colloquial) to be given to hysterics, to throw a tantrum, to have a fit

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