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[noo-rot-uh-siz-uh m, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒt əˌsɪz əm, nyʊ-/

the state of having traits or symptoms characteristic of neurosis.
a personality trait characterized by instability, anxiety, aggression, etc

1894, from neurotic + -ism.


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