outrage, histrionics, annoyance, schmaltzy, sentimental, maudlin, mood, temper, theatricals, asperity, rage, mawkish, theatrical, irritation, melodrama, treacly, fury, anger, resentment.
Miss Jessie is off in hysterics,
and your madam looks like a thunder- gust- quarrelling, I should surmise.
He further knew that, on the principle of calm succeeding to storm, after a morning of hysterics
his mother was sure to indulge in an afternoon of bed.
Nevertheless he had an inward conviction that Sabina would not go into hysterics
at the sight.