neurotically


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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.
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Adv.1.neurotically - in a neurotic manner; "they are finely, not to say neurotically adjusted"
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neurotically

[njʊˈrɒtɪkəlɪ] ADVneuróticamente
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neurotically

advneurotisch
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Socialists know the world is complicated, but his mind has grown neurotically simplistic.
Ministers should not be neurotically fixated on the guaranteed price paid for each megawatt hour of power produced by the Swansea lagoon (Mr Hendry described the expenditure as "absolutely miniscule").
The better explanations are: (a) the president is infatuated with authoritarians, at least those who flatter him; (b) he's neurotically neuralgic when it comes to the subject of his election; (c) he's ideologically sympathetic to Putinism, with its combination of economic corporatism, foreign-policy cynicism and violent hostility to critics; (d) he's stupid; or (e) he's vulnerable to Russian blackmail.
Whatever it is, it's much too much, so everyone should just let up a bit, stop shocking viewers into neurotically watching the show, and take a breather.
And like all families, this one was shot through with acrid resentments and a neurotically impacted sense of pride.
They decry Kim's sex tape (when almost certainly half of Americans have their own private videos and indulge in almost daily rounds of genital sexting) or the family's provocative wardrobes, so unsuitable, as the public insists, for mothers ("think about your daughter, Kim!" they wail, under the impression, it would seem, that children who grow up amidst the horrors of haute couture will one day experience a form of sartorial PTSD, traumatized that their salacious parent dared to wear a chain mail crop-top or a hip-hugging bandage dress with plunging decolletage even as they themselves, in diapers and onesies, trail behind, neurotically gnawing their bumblebee Binkys).
Luton Airport is "one of the main places for processing the thousands of poorly-paid, poorly-housed East and Central European Gastarbeiter, those who largely constructed the 'New Britain' promised by the now defunct New Labour movement" (xi) while the City of London becomes the "neurotically protected undead capital of undead financial capitalism." (333)
This one's a bit harder to pinpoint, but everyone seems neurotically angry in Trainwreck.
Owners dont follow my rating as this is why I avoid the main stream channels like Duniya, Geo, and Express because I think they are neurotically obsessed with rating and because of rating, anchors have very less place to maneuver.