Examples of nervous breakdown in a Sentence
She had a nervous breakdown shortly after her sister's death.
He is on the verge of a nervous breakdown.
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nervous breakdown Synonyms
Synonymscrack-up, breakdown, tailspin
Related Wordsfrazzle, freak-out, meltdown; alarm (also alarum), anxiety, apprehension, disquiet; excitability, nervousness; disturbance; agitation, discomposure, perturbation; basket case
Near Antonymsaplomb, calmness, composure, coolness, imperturbability, placidity, self-possession, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness
NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nervous breakdown for English Language Learners
: a sudden failure of mental health that makes someone unable to live normally
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