[ sahy-koh-noo-rot-ik, -nyoo- ]
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adjective, noun

Origin of psychoneurotic

First recorded in 1900–05; psycho- + neurotic1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use psychoneurotic in a sentence

  • It is not a deliberate attempt at deception, but their curious psycho-neurotic condition causes suggestion to act upon them.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
  • Every possible painful condition is simulated by these psycho-neurotic conditions.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
  • As with painful psycho-neurotic conditions, there is practically always a physical basis.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
  • And the sharp uptrend in individual psycho-neurotic and psychotic behavior.

    Hunter Patrol | Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire