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

Origin of psychoneurotic

First recorded in 1900–05; psycho- + neurotic1

Words Nearby psychoneurotic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use psychoneurotic in a sentence

  • It is not, therefore, only the psychoneurotic whose unconscious takes the form of the "Œdipus complex."

    The Behavior of Crowds | Everett Dean Martin
  • They develop exactly as psychoneurotic conditions do in the abdomen or in joints.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
  • The paper acts as a constant source of suggestion for the cure of the psychoneuroses when the affection is purely psychoneurotic.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
  • These psychoneurotic conditions in large muscles help us to understand what happens in organic diseases.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh
  • It is in those of delicate health, neurotic disposition, and psychoneurotic tendencies, that reassurances are needed.

    Psychotherapy | James J. Walsh