psychoneurosis

noun
psy·​cho·​neu·​ro·​sis | \ ˌsī-kō-nu̇-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce psychoneurosis (audio) , -nyu̇-\

Definition of psychoneurosis

: neurosis especially : a neurosis based on emotional conflict in which an impulse that has been blocked seeks expression in a disguised response or symptom

Other Words from psychoneurosis

psychoneurotic \ ˌsī-​kō-​nu̇-​ˈrä-​tik How to pronounce psychoneurotic (audio) , -​nyu̇-​ \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of psychoneurosis

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for psychoneurosis

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psychoneurosis

noun
psy·​cho·​neu·​ro·​sis | \ -n(y)u̇-ˈrō-səs How to pronounce psychoneurosis (audio) \
plural psychoneuroses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce psychoneuroses (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychoneurosis

: neurosis especially : a neurosis based on emotional conflict in which an impulse that has been blocked seeks expression in a disguised response or symptom — compare actual neurosis

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