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neurotic (njʊˈrɒtɪk Pronunciation for neurotic



  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: neuroticPronunciation for 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: عِصَابِيُّPronunciation for عِصَابِيُّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: neuróticoPronunciation for neurótico neurótica
  • Chinese: 神经质的Pronunciation for 神经质的
  • Croatian: neurotičanPronunciation for neurotičan neurotična
  • Czech: neurotickýPronunciation for neurotický
  • Danish: neurotiskPronunciation for neurotisk
  • Dutch: neurotischPronunciation for neurotisch
  • European Spanish: neuróticoPronunciation for neurótico neurótica
  • Finnish: neuroottinenPronunciation for neuroottinen
  • French: névroséPronunciation for névrosé
  • German: neurotischPronunciation for neurotisch
  • Greek: νευρωτικόςPronunciation for νευρωτικός νευρωτική
  • Italian: nevroticoPronunciation for nevrotico nevrotica
  • Japanese: 神経過敏なPronunciation for 神経過敏な
  • Korean: 신경증에 걸린Pronunciation for 신경증에 걸린
  • Norwegian: nevrotiskPronunciation for nevrotisk
  • Polish: neurotycznyPronunciation for neurotyczny neurotyczna
  • Portuguese: neuróticoPronunciation for neurótico neurótica
  • Romanian: nevricos nevricos, nevricoasă, nevricoși, nevricoase
  • Russian: невротическийPronunciation for невротический невротическая
  • Spanish: neuróticoPronunciation for neurótico neurótica
  • Swedish: neurotiskPronunciation for neurotisk neurotiskt
  • Thai: เกี่ยวกับโรคประสาทPronunciation for เกี่ยวกับโรคประสาท
  • Turkish: nörotikPronunciation for nörotik
  • Ukrainian: невротичний
  • Vietnamese: dễ bị kích độngPronunciation for 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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