Synonyms for neurotic
- basket case
- bundle of nerves
- hung up
- nervous wreck
Antonyms for neurotic
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NEUROTIC
I was a little impatient with her; I had not suspected that she was so neurotic a woman.
Voltaire, the least Puritanical of men, is also the least neurotic.
Of course, as you say, it's a neurotic temperament that's at the bottom of the trouble.
You are vastly more interesting to me because you are in a crux, and neurotic and anæmic.
The condition is probably of neurotic origin and tends to recur.
The condition is to be considered as probably of neurotic origin.
Mr. Paine speaks of him somewhere as "high-strung and neurotic."
In vain the Page, who is aware of the neurotic taint in the woman, warns him.
Such a statement is true of the neurotic and explains why he is a neurotic.
The neurotic should sleep preferably at night and avoid day sleep.
1775, "acting upon or stimulating the nerves," from Greek neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + -otic, as in hypnotic. Sense of "affected by neurosis" is 1887. The noun meaning "a neurotic person" is from 1896. Related: Neurotically.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NEUROTIC
- short fused
- beside oneself
- carried away
- in a fit
- worked up