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neu·rot·ic

 (no͝o-rŏt′ĭk, nyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or affected with a neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis. See Usage Note at neurosis.
2. Informal Overanxious: neurotic about punctuality.
n.
1. A person suffering from a neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.
2. Informal A person who is chronically anxious.

neu·rot′i·cal·ly adv.

neurotic

(njʊˈrɒtɪk)
adj
(Psychiatry) of, relating to, or afflicted by neurosis
n
(Psychiatry) a person who is afflicted with a neurosis or who tends to be emotionally unstable or unusually anxious
neuˈrotically adv

neu•rot•ic

(nʊˈrɒt ɪk, nyʊ-)
adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of neurosis.
n.
2. a neurotic person.
[1870–75]
neu•rot′ic•al•ly, adv.
neu•rot′i•cism (-əˌsɪz əm) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurotic - a person suffering from neurosisneurotic - a person suffering from neurosis  
claustrophobe - a person suffering from claustrophobia
hysteric - a person suffering from hysteria
obsessive - a person who has obsessions
obsessive-compulsive - a person with obsessive-compulsive characteristics
psychopath, sociopath - someone with a sociopathic personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Adj.1.neurotic - characteristic of or affected by neurosis; "neurotic disorder"; "neurotic symptoms"
2.neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
unneurotic - not neurotic; "successful mothers--mothers with unneurotic children"; "he's the most unneurotic person I know"

neurotic

adjective unstable, nervous, disturbed, anxious, abnormal, obsessive, compulsive, manic, unhealthy, hyper (informal), twitchy (informal), overwrought, maladjusted He was almost neurotic about being followed.
together (slang), normal, calm, stable, rational, laid-back (informal), sane, well-balanced, level-headed, well-adjusted
Translations
neurotický
neurotisk
neuroottinenneurootikko
neurotičan
神経過敏な
신경증에 걸린
neurotischneuroot
neurotisk
เกี่ยวกับโรคประสาท
dễ bị kích động

neurotic

[njʊˈrɒtɪk]
A. ADJneurótico
B. Nneurótico/a m/f

neurotic

[njʊəˈrɒtɪk]
adj
(= over-anxious) → exagérément inquiet/ète
to be neurotic about sth → être exagérément inquiet à propos de qch
Tony is neurotic about money → Tony est exagérément inquiet quand il s'agit d'argent.
to become neurotic about sth → s'inquiéter exagérément de qch
(= pathological) [behaviour] → névrotique
n (= sufferer from neurosis) → névrosé(e) m/f

neurotic

adjneurotisch; to be neurotic about somethingin Bezug auf etw (acc)neurotisch sein; he’s getting rather neurotic about this problemdas Problem ist bei ihm schon zur Neurose geworden
nNeurotiker(in) m(f)

neurotic

[njʊˈrɒtɪk]
1. adj (person, disease) → nevrotico/a
she's getting quite neurotic about it (fig) → se ne sta facendo un'ossessione
2. nnevrotico/a

neurotic

عِصَابِيُّ neurotický neurotisk neurotisch νευρωτικός neurótico neuroottinen névrosé neurotičan nevrotico 神経過敏な 신경증에 걸린 neurotisch nevrotisk neurotyczny neurótico невротический neurotisk เกี่ยวกับโรคประสาท nörotik dễ bị kích động 神经质的

neu·rot·ic

a. neurótico-a, que sufre de neurosis.

neurotic

adj (ant) crónica y excesivamente ansioso, neurótico -ca mf (ant)
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I was a little impatient with her; I had not suspected that she was so neurotic a woman.
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