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Synonyms for neurotic
nʊˈrɒt ɪk, nyʊ-neu·rot·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neurotic, psychoneurotic, mental caseadjective

    a person suffering from neurosis

    Synonyms:
    mental case, psychoneurotic

    Antonyms:
    together, unneurotic

  2. neuroticadjective

    characteristic of or affected by neurosis

    "neurotic disorder"; "neurotic symptoms"

    Synonyms:
    psychoneurotic

    Antonyms:
    unneurotic, together

  3. neurotic, psychoneuroticadjective

    affected with emotional disorder

    Synonyms:
    psychoneurotic

    Antonyms:
    unneurotic, together

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  1. List of paraphrases for "neurotic":

    paranoid

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  1. Samantha Skey:

    And I found out that I am kind of neurotic about some things, for example, when I text someone and I think that I might have made them upset because they didn't reply right away, I automatically assume that they got mad at me.

  2. Marlon Brando:

    Acting is the expression of a neurotic impulse. It's a bum's life. The principal benefit acting has afforded me is the money to pay for my psychoanalysis.

  3. Lillian Hellman:

    We are a people who do not want to keep much of the past in our heads. It is considered unhealthy in America to remember mistakes, neurotic to think about them, psychotic to dwell on them.

  4. Lionel Trilling, The Liberal Imagination (1950):

    The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.

  5. Robert Anson Heinlein:

    A competent and self-confident person is incapable of jealousy in anything. Jealousy is invariably a symptom of neurotic insecurity.

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