Thesaurus / nervous breakdown
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This method is extremely injurious and exhausting and is very likely to lead to neurasthenia and a nervous breakdown.

WomanWilliam J. Robinson

Grace had never heard her complain of ill health, yet here she was, threatened with a nervous breakdown.

Grace Harlowe's ProblemJessie Graham Flower

He was evidently on the verge of a nervous breakdown, and appears to have been suffering from very severe insomnia.

"He is suffering from a nervous breakdown due to overwork," said the doctor.

Let them call it a nervous breakdown, his lips were forever sealed.

A "nervous breakdown" is a familiar verbal disguise for one or other of the sinister faces of insanity itself.

The Nervous HousewifeAbraham Myerson

They said I should certainly have a nervous breakdown if I stayed on much longer.

Lost DiariesMaurice Baring

Later, the phrase 'nervous breakdown' had lodged in her confused memory.

Hilda LesswaysArnold Bennett

I am afraid, doctor, she said, that the poor man has had a nervous breakdown.

For, from the nervous breakdown that marked its conclusion, he never fully recovered.

The GeniusMargaret Horton Potter

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