neurasthenic neurasthenic


  1. (n) a person suffering a nervous breakdown
  2. (adj) of or relating to or suffering from neurasthenia


  1. Dictator Premier Primo de Rivera, no neurasthenic, drew the knife calmly from where it quivered, pocketed it, motioned his chauffeur to drive on.
  2. The attacks left Spiegelman in a traumatized, neurasthenic state.
  3. The neurasthenic often suffers aches and pains in various organs.


  • "Her letters are very much in the Bloomsbury mould - all quivering sensitivity, fine aestheticism, and implacable snobbery," wrote Lynn Barber in the Daily Telegraph. "After his cool, terse diaries, they feel overheated and neurasthenic."
    on Feb 13, 2009 By: Lynn Barber Source:

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