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neuroticism

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noun neu·rot·i·cism \nu̇-ˈrä-tə-ˌsi-zəm, nyu̇-\

Definition of neuroticism

  1. :  a neurotic character, condition, or trait



1900

First Known Use of neuroticism

1900


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neuroticism

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noun neu·rot·i·cism \n(y)u̇-ˈrät-ə-ˌsiz-əm\

Medical Definition of neuroticism

  1. :  a neurotic character, condition, or trait




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