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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person suffering from neurosis;
[syn: neurotic, psychoneurotic, mental case]


1. characteristic of or affected by neurosis;
- Example: "neurotic disorder"
- Example: "neurotic symptoms"

2. affected with emotional disorder;
[syn: neurotic, psychoneurotic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neurotic \Neu*rot"ic\, a. [Gr. ney^ron nerve.] 1. Of or pertaining to the nerves; seated in the nerves; nervous; as, a neurotic disease. [1913 Webster] 2. Useful in disorders of, or affecting, the nerves. [1913 Webster] 3. Of or pertaining to neurosis[2]; characteristic of neurosis[2]; caused by neurosis[2]. [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Neurotic \Neu*rot"ic\, n. 1. A disease seated in the nerves. [1913 Webster] 2. (Med.) Any toxic agent whose action is mainly directed to the great nerve centers. [1913 Webster] Note: Neurotics as a class include all those poisons whose main action is upon the brain and spinal cord. They may be divided into three orders: (a) Cerebral neurotics, or those which affect the brain only. (b) Spinal neurotics, or tetanics, those which affect the spinal cord. (c) Cerebro-spinal neurotics, or those which affect both brain and spinal cord. [1913 Webster] 3. A person afflicted with a neurosis[2]. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

neurotic adj 1: characteristic of or affected by neurosis; "neurotic disorder"; "neurotic symptoms" 2: affected with emotional disorder [syn: neurotic, psychoneurotic] [ant: unneurotic] n 1: a person suffering from neurosis [syn: neurotic, psychoneurotic, mental case]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "neurotic": abnormal, alcoholic, alternating personality, antisocial personality, anxious, brain-damaged, brain-injured, catatonic, certifiable, confused, deviant, disordered, disordered personality, distraught, disturbed, disturbed personality, double personality, drug user, dual personality, emotionally unstable personality, escapist, hostile personality, hypochondriac, hypochondriast, hysteric, idiot, imaginary invalid, immature personality, inadequate personality, inferior personality, irrational, malade imaginaire, maladjusted, maladjusted personality, manic-depressive, mentally defective personality, mentally ill, mentally sick, moral insanity, multiple personality, nervous, neurasthenic, neuropath, neurotic personality, obsessive, overwrought, paranoiac, paranoid, paranoid personality, perverse personality, phobic, psychasthenic, psychoneurotic, psychopath, psychopathic, psychopathic personality, psychotic, psychotic personality, schiz, schizoid, schizoid personality, schizophrenic, schizy, seclusive personality, sexual psychopath, shut-in personality, sociopath, split personality, unstable, valetudinarian, valetudinary, weak personality