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adjective uk   /njʊəˈrɒt.ɪk/  us   /nʊrˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
behaving strangely or in an anxious (= worried and nervous) way, often because you have a mental illness: neurotic behaviour/tendencies She's neurotic about her weight - she weighs herself three times a day.
adverb uk   /njʊəˈrɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/  us   /nʊrˈɑː.t̬ɪ-/


noun [C] uk   /njʊəˈrɒt.ɪk/  us   /nʊrˈɑː.t̬ɪk/
someone who behaves strangely, often because they have a mental illness
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