Origin of neurotic1
Origin of neurotic2
Examples from the Web for neurotic
Contemporary Examples of neurotic
It was quite interesting, its title was Rejoice That You Are Neurotic.Will There Soon Be Three Living Popes?
Barbie Latza Nadeau
August 19, 2014
You give the weakest and the worst interpretation of my devotion: the neurotic one.‘Mirages’: Anaïs Nin’s Intimate, Unexpurgated Diaries
October 26, 2013
Equal parts compassionate and neurotic, Farmiga plays Norma with an intense level of adrenaline.Emmys 2013: Vera Farmiga Should Win the Emmy for ‘Bates Motel’
September 17, 2013
He did it long enough that people began to wonder out loud if he was neurotic.A Eulogy for Gus, Central Park’s Polar Bear Man of Mystery
August 30, 2013
Also, did I mention they feature (endearingly) neurotic protagonists?Curtis Sittenfeld: How I Write
June 26, 2013
Historical Examples of neurotic
For the neurotic there is no established way, for his aims and tasks are apt to be of a highly individual character.
She appeared to him to be pining "capriciously" when she became thin and neurotic.Married Love
Marie Carmichael Stopes
They are generally accompanied by marked dyspeptic symptoms, and not infrequently by neurotic derangements.
Fear in children is quite common and it is very hard to tell whether it is neurotic or real fear.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis
Compulsions: People with neurotic compulsions engage in repetitive rituals that give them temporary relief from anxiety.When You Don't Know Where to Turn
Steven J. Bartlett
1775, "acting upon or stimulating the nerves," from Greek neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + -otic, as in hypnotic. Sense of "affected by neurosis" is 1887. The noun meaning "a neurotic person" is from 1896. Related: Neurotically.