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Definition of neurotic:

  1. A disease seated in the nerves.
  2. Any toxic agent whose action is mainly directed to the great nerve centers.
  3. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; nervous; as, a neurotic disease.
  4. Uself in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves.

Synonyms:

hypochondriacal, disturbed, sick, schizoid, tense, mental case, diminished responsibility, psychosomatic, hypochondriac, on edge, consumptive, phobic, certifiable, alarmed, aberrant, aboulic, obsessive-compulsive, mentally ill, hysterical, frightened, depressed, psychoneurotic, anorexic, megalomanic, unstable, asthmatic, uneasy, obsessional, obsessive, compulsive, megalomaniacal, hysteric, depressive, case, erratic, amnesiac, nervous, bed-blocker, nymphomaniac, monomaniacal, the critical list, troubled, nymphomaniacal, abulic, delusional, upset, bipolar, diabetic, agoraphobe, worried, pathological, confused, anxious, maladjusted.

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