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Definition of "neuropath" [neuropath]

  • In pathology, one who assigns to the nervous system an excessive if not exclusive responsibility for disease. (noun)
  • A person of a nervous organization liable to or exhibiting nervous disease. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "neuropath" in a sentence
  • "After all, M. de Charlus might be most fond of him, might be most good-natured; but he was a neuropath; to-morrow, perhaps, he would burst into tears on hearing that Swann was ill; and to-day, from jealousy, or in anger, or carried away by some sudden idea, he might have wished to do him a deliberate injury."
  • "Again, the nervous child, like the adult neuropath, very often improves for the time being with every change of scene and surroundings."
  • "Do they frankly forbid us to admire the productions of genius from now onwards? and say outright that no neuropath can ever be a revealer of new truth?"