1. [ adjective ] (psychiatry) characteristic of or affected by neurosis

"neurotic disorder" "neurotic symptoms"

Related terms: neurosis
2. [ adjective ] affected with emotional disorder
Synonyms: psychoneurotic
Related terms: unneurotic compulsive hysteric disturbed obsessive-compulsive pathological nymphomaniacal monomaniacal obsessional hypochondriac phobic psychosomatic schizoid megalomaniacal delusional abulic
3. [ noun ] (medicine,psychology,psychiatry) a person suffering from neurosis
Synonyms: mental_case psychoneurotic
Related terms: sick_person sociopath claustrophobe hysteric
Similar spelling:   neuroticism