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Definition of Neurotic

Neurotic

  1. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; nervous; as, a neurotic disease.
  2. Uself in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves.
  3. A disease seated in the nerves.
  4. Any toxic agent whose action is mainly directed to the great nerve centers.

Neurotic Quotations

A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.
Robert A. Heinlein

I don't see my artist friends as any more neurotic or addiction-prone than the others. The roommates I have had who were into triathlons or environmentalism were just as crazy as the poets, just as prone to tears over gardening or air conditioners, just as ready to kite a cheque or binge on cookie dough.
Russell Smith

Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. Quitting acting, that's the sign of maturity.
Marlon Brando

All successful people these days seem to be neurotic. Perhaps we should stop being sorry for them and start being sorry for me - for being so confounded normal.
Deborah Kerr

Psychotherapy is a sanctuary; it is a battleground; it is a place I have been psychotic, neurotic, elated, confused, and despairing beyond belief.
Kay Redfield Jamison
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Neurotic Translations

neurotic in German is neurotisch
neurotic in Swedish is nervsjuk
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