Meaning of NEUROTIC
|Pronunciation: || ||nû'râtik|
| ||Definition:|| |
- [n] a person suffering from neurosis
- [adj] affected with emotional disorder
- [adj] characteristic of or affected by neurosis; "neurotic disorder"; "neurotic symptoms"
NEUROTIC is a 8 letter word that starts with N.
| ||Synonyms:|| ||aboulic, abulic, compulsive, delusional, disturbed, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, hysteric, hysterical, maladjusted, megalomaniacal, megalomanic, mental case, monomaniacal, nymphomaniac, nymphomaniacal, obsessional, obsessive, obsessive-compulsive, pathological, phobic, psychoneurotic, psychoneurotic, psychosomatic, schizoid|
| ||Antonyms:|| ||unneurotic|
| ||See Also:|| ||diseased person, hysteric, psychopath, sick person, sociopath, sufferer|
|Webster's 1913 Dictionary|
| ||Definition:|| |
\Neu*rot"ic\, a. [Gr. ? nerve.]
1. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves;
nervous; as, a neurotic disease.
2. Uself in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves.
1. A disease seated in the nerves.
2. (Med.) Any toxic agent whose action is mainly directed to
the great nerve centers.
Note: Neurotic as a class include all those poisons whose
mains action is upon the brain and spinal cord. They
may be divided three orders: (a) Cerebral neurotics, or
those which affect the brain only. (b) Spinal
neurotics, or tetanics, those which affect the spinal
cord. (c) Cerebro-spinal neurotics, or those which
affect both brain and spinal cord.
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