mental case

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Noun1.mental case - a person suffering from neurosismental case - 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personality; a person with an antisocial personality disorder (`psychopath' was once widely used but has now been superseded by `sociopath')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
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Every gang member, mental case, would-be murderer and also a hundred million decent Americans who are already armed are ignored by background checks, making it superfluous.
However, Lim today laughed off Najib's allegation of 'fathering' all but one of the Malay parties in PH as the delusions of a 'mental case'.
However, he said, it was tragic that whenever a non Muslim was involved, the champions of the modern civilization termed It a normal incident and the killer a mental case.
It's a sad story that when we hear of such a horrid event, we immediately ask, 'was it terrorism?' And, 'was it by extremists of the right, the left, blacks, Muslims, government reps, or just a total mental case?' "
Ruth --treating him as a borderline mental case, or a chi-chi chef who concocts nauseating dishes like edible soil and plankton foam, or Cranston's priceless fumbling of the shorthand for "tattoo." It's Franco, though, with his cracked deviousness, who holds the movie in the palmbuzzer of his hand.
We stopped the truck and took off after him, figuring he must've have been some kind of escaped mental case. But Old Skinny was fast and I'm not quite sure what we would have done if we had caught up anyway.
"The guy's a ***ing mental case," I say, "And anyway I don't think he's going to be serving us any more drinks."
MAYBE she really was a mental case, into some nasty weird s***, and her husband is just the normal one who knew.
My daughter-in-law has labeled me a mental case to family members, friends and acquaintances.
DS:/* You're a mental case, you're really a mental case.
Kim contends, however, that embracing causal overdetermination in the mental case should be resisted for at least three reasons: (1) it is implausible, (2) it makes mental properties causally dispensable, and (3) it violates the Causal Closure Principle.