Definition of neurotic:
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.
- insane (part of speech: adjective)
- lunatic (part of speech: noun)
- "Human, All-Too-Human, Part II", Friedrich Nietzsche.
- "Health Through Will Power", James J. Walsh.
It was not very likely that a child of six would be stolen by a neurotic adult to replace a lost infant, and Paul Brennan was personally convinced that James Holden had enough self- reliance to make such a kidnap attempt fail rather early in the game.- "The Fourth R", George Oliver Smith.