What does neurotic mean?

Definitions for neurotic
nʊˈrɒt ɪk, nyʊ-neu·rot·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neurotic, psychoneurotic, mental case(adj)

    a person suffering from neurosis

  2. neurotic(adj)

    characteristic of or affected by neurosis

    "neurotic disorder"; "neurotic symptoms"

  3. neurotic, psychoneurotic(adj)

    affected with emotional disorder

GCIDE

  1. Neurotic(a.)

    Of or pertaining to neurosis; characteristic of neurosis; caused by neurosis.

  2. Neurotic(n.)

    A person afflicted with a neurosis.

Wiktionary

  1. neurotic(Noun)

    A person who has a neurosis

  2. neurotic(Adjective)

    (obsolete?) Affected with a neurosis

  3. neurotic(Adjective)

    Overly anxious

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neurotic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; nervous; as, a neurotic disease

  2. Neurotic(adj)

    uself in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves

  3. Neurotic(noun)

    a disease seated in the nerves

  4. Neurotic(noun)

    any toxic agent whose action is mainly directed to the great nerve centers

  5. Origin: [Gr. ney^ron nerve.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Neurotic

    nū-rot′ik, adj. relating to, or seated in, the nerves.—n. a disease of the nerves: a medicine useful for diseases of the nerves.—adj. Neurō′sal.—n. Neurō′sis, a nervous disease, esp. without lesion of parts, as epilepsy, &c.

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  1. countrie, unerotic

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neurotic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neurotic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of neurotic in a Sentence

  1. Norman O. Brown:

    All currency is neurotic currency.

  2. Dr. Karl Menninger:

    Neurotic means he is not as sensible as I am, and psychotic means he's even worse than my brother-in-law.

  3. David Schmid:

    The reason these neurotic Mafiosi resonate with us is that we can all relate to being in a job that we don't want to do.

  4. Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination (1950):

    The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.

  5. Robert Anson Heinlein:

    A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

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