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English adjective: neurotic

1. neurotic characteristic of or affected by neurosis

SamplesNeurotic disorder.
Neurotic symptoms.

2. neurotic affected with emotional disorder


Similaraboulic, abulic, compulsive, delusional, disturbed, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, hysteric, hysterical, maladjusted, megalomaniacal, megalomanic, monomaniacal, nymphomaniac, nymphomaniacal, obsessional, obsessive, obsessive-compulsive, pathological, phobic, psychosomatic, schizoid


English noun: neurotic

1. neurotic (person) a person suffering from neurosis

Synonymsmental case, psychoneurotic

Broader (hypernym)diseased person, sick person, sufferer

Narrower (hyponym)claustrophobe, hysteric, obsessive, obsessive-compulsive, psychopath, sociopath

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