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- Rhymes: -ɒtɪk
neurotic (not comparable)
- Affected with a neurosis.
- (informal) Overly anxious.
- He is getting neurotic about time-keeping.
- 1907, Robert W. Chambers, The Younger Set, Ch.VI:
- “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, the worn-out, passionless men, […], the speed-mad fugitives from the furies of ennui, the neurotic victims of mental cirrhosis, […]!”
- (medicine) Useful in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves.
neurotic (plural neurotics)
- A person who has a neurosis
person who has a neurosis
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