Meaning of “neurotic” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “neurotic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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neuroticadjective

us /nʊˈrɑt̬·ɪk/

related to or having unreasonable anxiety or unusual behavior:

a deep-seated neurotic fear of flying

neuroticnoun [ C ]

us /nʊˈrɑt̬·ɪk/

a neurotic person

(Definition of “neurotic” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)