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neu•ro•sis



Pronunciation: (noo-rō'sis, nyoo-), [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz). [key]
Psychiatry.
1. Also called psychoneurosis. a functional disorder in which feelings of anxiety, obsessional thoughts, compulsive acts, and physical complaints without objective evidence of disease, in various degrees and patterns, dominate the personality.
2. a relatively mild personality disorder typified by excessive anxiety or indecision and a degree of social or interpersonal maladjustment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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