(noun, adjective)


1. characteristic of or affected by neurosis

- neurotic disorder

- neurotic symptoms

2. affected with emotional disorder

Similar word(s): aboulic, abulic, compulsive, delusional, disturbed, maladjusted, hypochondriac, hypochondriacal, hysteric, hysterical, megalomaniacal, megalomanic, monomaniacal, nymphomaniacal, obsessional, obsessive, pathological, phobic, psychosomatic, schizoid, psychoneurotic

Sentences with neurotic as an adjective:

- He is getting neurotic about time-keeping.


1. a person suffering from neurosis

Similar word(s): psychoneurotic

Definition categories: person, sufferer