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Definition of "psychoneurotic" []

  • Pertaining to or suffering from a psychoneurosis. (adjective)
  • Someone suffering from a psychoneurosis. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "psychoneurotic" in a sentence
  • "Such was the case, Vaillant argues, with “Dr. Godfrey Minot Camille,” a poetic and troubled young man who spent so much time at the Harvard infirmary complaining of vague symptoms that a college physician declared, “This boy is becoming a regular psychoneurotic.”"
  • "The ones they never got a chance to use during the Y2K scare or the pandemic flu scare or any of those other fear-driven scares that this psychoneurotic mob routinely promotes."
  • "These are capable of returning to activity at a later period of development, and then have the celexa faculty of being revived, either as a consequence of the sexual constitution, which is really formed from the original bisexuality, or in consequence of unfavorable influences of the sexual life; and they thus supply the motive power for all psychoneurotic symptom formations.."