Hysteria

Meaning: Exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement, especially among a group of people. A situation of unrestrained enthusiasm or intense fear. State of violent mental agitation.

Synonyms: Frenzy, feverishness, hysterics, fit of madness, derangement, mania, delirium.

In Hindi:  उन्मादमिरगी

Use: The hostages were in a state of hysteria when they were rescued by the police.

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