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Meaning of “nervous breakdown” - Learner’s Dictionary

nervous breakdown

noun [C]    
a short period of mental illness when people are too sick to continue with their normal livesMental and psychiatric disorders
Translations of “nervous breakdown”
in Chinese (Traditional) 神經失常, 神經衰弱…
in Russian нервный срыв…
in Turkish sinir krizi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 神经失常, 神经衰弱…
in Polish załamanie nerwowe…
(Definition of nervous breakdown from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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