- a of or relating to or suffering from neuralgia
- Keeping out foreigners has long been a neuralgic issue in European politics.
- While it proved impossible on some neuralgic issues such as Indochina or Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union, there was more unity on foreign policy than in any other area.
- Instead, Reagan announced, he wants to concentrate on an issue about which the Soviets are suspicious, combative and neuralgic--their sponsorship of client states in the Third World.
- Nick Clegg in guardian.co.uk
It's been the neuralgic issue for us,says the MP Nick Clegg, a Campbell campaign leader.
- Francis Maude in Independent
Explaining the secrecy, Mr Maude told the forum: "It is a neuralgic business, because all senior figures in opposition suffer, understandably, from a concern about being seen to take it for granted. There's always this concern - isn't it arrogant?...