Meaning of NEUROSIS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ nu̇-ˈrō-səs, nyu̇- ]


( plural neu·ro·ses -ˌsēz)

Etymology: New Latin

Date: circa 1784

: a mental and emotional disorder that affects only part of the personality, is accompanied by a less distorted perception of reality than in a psychosis, does not result in disturbance of the use of language, and is accompanied by various physical, physiological, and mental disturbances (as visceral symptoms, anxieties, or phobias)

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