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[sahy-koh-noo-roh-sis, -nyoo-] /ˌsaɪ koʊ nʊˈroʊ sɪs, -nyʊ-/
noun, plural psychoneuroses
[sahy-koh-noo-roh-seez, -nyoo-] /ˌsaɪ koʊ nʊˈroʊ siz, -nyʊ-/ (Show IPA)
neurosis (def 1).
Origin of psychoneurosis
First recorded in 1880-85; psycho- + neurosis Unabridged
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  • Thus the psychoneurosis is in all its forms, I believe, regarded as a drama of the ego and its inner conflicts.

    The Behavior of Crowds Everett Dean Martin
British Dictionary definitions for psychoneurosis


noun (pl) -roses (-ˈrəʊsiːz)
another word for neurosis
Derived Forms
psychoneurotic (ˌsaɪkəʊnjʊˈrɒtɪk) adjective
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psychoneurosis in Medicine

psychoneurosis psy·cho·neu·ro·sis (sī'kō-nu-rō'sĭs, -nyu-)
n. pl. psy·cho·neu·ro·ses (-sēz)

psy'cho·neu·rot'ic (-rŏt'ĭk) adj.
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