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noun as in breakdown

noun as in nerves

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They often appear in digestive disturbances, in neurasthenia, and when the oxidizing power of the system is diminished.

Physical, intellectual, or emotional strain can cause neurasthenia suddenly or gradually.

The walking may simulate paralytic forms if hysteria is mixed with the neurasthenia.

Nagging never cured anything except a tendency toward virtue, and it always deepens neurasthenia.

There is always a causative shock or injury, which is followed at once or after an interval by the symptoms of neurasthenia.


On this page you'll find 170 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to neurasthenia, such as: disintegration, disruption, failure, mishap, nervous breakdown, and neurosis.

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