neurotic

1 [noo-rot-ik, nyoo-] Psychiatry.
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of neurosis.
noun
2.
a neurotic person.

Origin:
1870–75; neur(osis) + -otic

neurotically, adverb
semineurotically, adverb
unneurotically, adverb
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neurotic

2 [noo-rot-ik, nyoo-]
adjective Pathology.
pertaining to the nerves or to nerve disease; neural: no longer in technical use.

Origin:
1765–75; neuro- + -tic

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neurotic (njʊˈrɒtɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or afflicted by neurosis
 
n
2.  a person who is afflicted with a neurosis or who tends to be emotionally unstable or unusually anxious
 
neu'rotically
 
adv

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neurotic
1775, "acting upon or stimulating the nerves," from Gk. neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + -otic, as in hypnotic. Sense of "affected by neurosis" is 1887. The noun meaning "a neurotic person" is from 1896.
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neurotic neu·rot·ic (nu-rŏt'ĭk, nyu-)
adj.
Of, relating to, derived from, or affected with a neurosis. n.
A person suffering from a neurosis.

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This is guaranteed to turn on every whiner, lackey and neurotic on the property.
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