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anxiety neurosis

noun, Psychiatry.
a neurotic disorder characterized by pervasive anxiety.
Origin of anxiety neurosis
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
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anxiety neurosis

a relatively mild form of mental illness characterized by extreme distress and agitation, often occurring without any obvious cause
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anxiety neurosis in Medicine

anxiety neurosis n.
A disorder characterized by feelings of persistent apprehension, fear, or impending doom, which, when acute, manifest themselves in attacks that are unpredictable, usually of short duration, and occur in situations that are not life threatening. Also called anxiety state.

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