[noo-rot-uh-siz-uhm, nyoo-]
the state of having traits or symptoms characteristic of neurosis.

1895–1900; neurotic + -ism Unabridged
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neuroticism (njʊˈrɒtɪˌsɪzəm)
a personality trait characterized by instability, anxiety, aggression, etc

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Example sentences
How much neuroticism anyone gets is determined largely by genetics.
Traits from neuroticism and anxiety to thrill- and novelty-seeking all have
  large genetic components.
But as the work progressed, the disparity between sound and movement helped
  intensify the neuroticism.
Maybe it is another example of big city neuroticism.
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