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neurotic

adjective     /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.Mental and psychiatric disorders neurotically     /njʊəˈrɒt.ɪ.kəl.i/ US  /nʊrˈɑː.t̬ɪ-/ adverb Mental and psychiatric disorders
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