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neurotic

1. of, relating to, or afflicted by neurosis
2. a person who is afflicted with a neurosis or who tends to be emotionally unstable or unusually anxious
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Speculation is that healthy neurotics may be hyper-vigilant about their lifestyle and about seeking treatment when a problem arises.
Larry David plays a neurotic fussbudget named Larry David," the Washington Post said in 2010.
Freddy Raphael's neurotic success story's star academic actually wanted a one of these one-way tickets to Palookaville.
The dominant feature of most neurotics is anxiety, often including social anxiety leading to inhibition of facial expression.
Many smokers and sex "addicts" are gusty and lusty individuals who may at times overdo their strong psychophysical urges but are, at worst, common everyday neurotics.
The myth of the healed war neurotic was to be the greatest success story of the analytic model, which thus gained admission into every department or discipline of psychological interventionism.
In addition, Kennedy has co-starred in a number of made-for-television movies and miniseries, most notably "Robert Kennedy and His Times"; "Popular Neurotics," with Jeff Goldblum; "Home," with Dana Delany; the perennial Disney Halloween Movie favorites, "Mr.
Eventually, you'd think, someone would look outside the confines of this group of neurotics.
Therefore, it was felt that comparison of conversion reaction personality characteristics with other neurotics may discriminate some personality characteristics specific to conversion reaction disorder.
We won't bore you with descriptions of them all - the movie does a sufficient job of that - but you can bet ex-lovers, disgruntled co-workers, blazing neurotics and feuding neighbors make for a less-than-cordial event.
Laughing as she pulls off her gardening gloves and takes a cookie-and- iced-tea break in her garden of gardenias, camellias, jasmine and roses, Rupp sums up her TV career by calling herself the ``queen of the neurotics,'' then adds, ``Kitty is my favorite role because the show is about my era, when I graduated from college, and I feel comfortable with her.
They see him, at best, as a sphinx without a riddle, a fuddy-duddy Viennese biologist dispensing mental-health placebos to middle-class neurotics.