Definition of neuroticism
: a neurotic character, condition, or trait
Recent Examples of neuroticism from the Web
Respondents answered questions that were meant to root out five key personality traits: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'neuroticism'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of neuroticism
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up neuroticism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).