[ UK /njuːɹˈɒtɪk/ ]
[ US /nʊˈɹɑtɪk/ ]
  1. a person suffering from neurosis
  1. characteristic of or affected by neurosis
    neurotic symptoms
    neurotic disorder
  2. affected with emotional disorder
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  • josh on September 23rd, 2008 @ 11:59 pm our acceptingness of a lack of extraversion prevents neuroticism? Seattle Freeze Documented by Wall Street Journal | Seattle Metblogs
  • Reich 1974 placed the impulsive character, the neurotic character, and the psychopath between neurosis and psychosis and observed the ambivalence, hostile pregenital impulses, ego and superego deficits, immature defenses, and primitive narcissistic features of the impulsive personality. Clinical Work with Adolescents
  • My only cavil about Aden Gillett's neurotically suave Charles is that he sometimes puts emotion before diction so that you lose the full richness of his past relationship with the vividly polysyllabic Mrs Winthrop-Llewellyn.
  • They will try to make sure everything is almost neurotically unobtrusive, bridezilla in reverse. Times, Sunday Times
  • The central character of the play is a flaky neurotic.
  • However, a much stronger negative association was found between neurotic symptoms and the perceived adequacy of social relationships.
  • Terry is a sad, lonely, twitchy, uptight, neurotic, shy, and pathetic man.
  • In a surprising role, Hoffman hits the screen with tongue blazing as a neurotic, sexually ambiguous and sex-starved underground mobster named Mr. King.
  • The steady increase in obesity has mirrored the neurotic and obsessive interest in food. Times, Sunday Times
  • Therefore dissection of the nasal skin flap during rhinoplasty should be limited to the deep areolar tissue plane just above the cartilage and bone, leaving the musculoaponeurotic layer intact.
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