His main concern, however, is a chronic pain in his leg that leads him down a neurotic path of self-discovery.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth: neurotic gay girl in Montana gets sent to degaying boarding school.
And there you are, years later, a jaded, affectless, neurotic, disenchanted, sad person.
He did it long enough that people began to wonder out loud if he was neurotic.
My neurotic teenage mind needed to hear that it was OK that I was straight and that I was having sex.
This brings to mind certain facts met with from time to time in our neurotic cliniques.
Voltaire, the least Puritanical of men, is also the least neurotic.
After some sudden emotion or fright or accident a neurotic person proves to be quite unable to talk.
I was a little impatient with her; I had not suspected that she was so neurotic a woman.
It was no good instructing the girl if she was going to talk about God in that neurotic modern way.
1775, "acting upon or stimulating the nerves," from Greek neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + -otic, as in hypnotic. Sense of "affected by neurosis" is 1887. The noun meaning "a neurotic person" is from 1896. Related: Neurotically.
neurotic neu·rot·ic (nu-rŏt'ĭk, nyu-)
Of, relating to, derived from, or affected with a neurosis. n.
A person suffering from a neurosis.