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neurotic (njʊˈrɒtɪk



  1. of, relating to, or afflicted by neurosis



  1. a person who is afflicted with a neurosis or who tends to be emotionally unstable or unusually anxious

Derived Forms

neuˈrotically  adverb

Translations for 'neurotic'

  • British English: neurotic If you say that someone is neurotic, you mean that they are always frightened or worried about things that you consider unimportant.He was almost neurotic about being followed.njʊˈrɒtɪk ADJECTIVE
  • Arabic: عِصَابِيُّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: neurótico neurótica
  • Chinese: 神经质的
  • Croatian: neurotičan neurotična
  • Czech: neurotický
  • Danish: neurotisk
  • Dutch: neurotisch
  • European Spanish: neurótico neurótica
  • Finnish: neuroottinen
  • French: névrosé
  • German: neurotisch
  • Greek: νευρωτικός νευρωτική
  • Italian: nevrotico nevrotica
  • Japanese: 神経過敏な
  • Korean: 신경증에 걸린
  • Norwegian: nevrotisk
  • Polish: neurotyczny neurotyczna
  • Portuguese: neurótico neurótica
  • Romanian: nevricos nevricos, nevricoasă, nevricoși, nevricoase
  • Russian: невротический невротическая
  • Spanish: neurótico neurótica
  • Swedish: neurotisk neurotiskt
  • Thai: เกี่ยวกับโรคประสาท
  • Turkish: nörotik
  • Ukrainian: невротичний
  • Vietnamese: dễ bị kích động
  • British English: neurotic A neurotic is someone who is neurotic. NOUNThese patients are not neurotics.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: neurótico neurótica
  • Chinese: 神经官能症患者神经經官能症患者
  • European Spanish: neurótico neurótica
  • French: névrosé névrosée
  • German: Neurotiker Neurotikerin
  • Italian: nevrotico nevrotica
  • Japanese: 神経症患者
  • Korean: 신경증 환자
  • Portuguese: neurótico neurótica
  • Spanish: neurótico neurótica

Example Sentences Including 'neurotic'

I have never cared to eat with others-- an idiosyncrasy which is unusual and probably neurotic in character, but which harms no one.
Asimov, Isaac The Complete Stories Volume 2
She couldn't cope with the two of them giving out to her all evening for being a neurotic wimp.
Cathy Kelly JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
According to the Internet this latter was usually associated with neurotic adolescent girls.
Fay Weldon NOTHING TO WEAR AND NOWHERE TO HIDE: A Collection of Short Stories


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