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neurosis

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medical an emotional illness in which a person experiences strong feelings of fear or worry
  • The patient is clearly suffering from a neurosis.

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The first known use of neurosis was circa 1784

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“Neurosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/neurosis. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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