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neurotic

noo ro tik

  • n  a person suffering from neurosis
  • a  characteristic of or affected by neurosis
    neurotic disorder
    neurotic symptoms
  • a  affected with emotional disorder

  • He's the thinking man's slacker, but his prose is a force multiplierlucid, honest and unhampered by neurotic self-loathing.
  • His wife Henny, the one he barely speaks to, is nervous, self-pitying and neurotic, the kind of mother who steals from her children's piggy banks, diverts herself with a half .
  • His contention that the catalog of neurotic ailments to which humans are susceptible is nearly always the work of sexual maladjustments, and that erotic desire starts not in .
Quotes

  • Woody Allen in News1130
    It's about a group of also highly neurotic characters that interact in ways that I'm hoping you'll think is funny,Allen said. "When it's over you may or may not. If you don't then I will have failed, but I'm giving it my best shot."
  • Ray Romano in Reuters
    Mike and I have always had success writing what we know,said Romano, aged 50. "What we know now is that we're middle-aged, neurotic and fat."
  • John Sergeant in Stourbridge News
    Sergeant, who has teamed up with professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff, added: "It really is glamorous. Normally on television it's a bit of a shambles and people just getting neurotic. This really is, and Kristina, obviously when I saw her,...

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