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See definition of neuroticism on Dictionary.com
  • as innervousness
  • as injitters

synonyms for neuroticism

  • agitation
  • anger
  • disquiet
  • impatience
  • jitters
  • sensitivity
  • stage fright
  • stress
  • tension
  • turbulence
  • uneasiness
  • worry
  • animation
  • butterflies
  • creeps
  • delirium
  • discomfiture
  • disquietude
  • excitability
  • feverishness
  • flap
  • fluster
  • fuss
  • moodiness
  • neurasthenia
  • perturbation
  • stimulation
  • timidity
  • tizzy
  • to-do
  • touchiness
  • trembles
  • willies
  • all-overs
  • cold sweat
  • tremulousness
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antonyms for neuroticism

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  • calm
  • calmness
  • ease
  • peace
  • relaxation
  • discouragement
  • collectedness
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How to use neuroticism in a sentence

Across all movies in the dataset, plot keywords such as “mental illness,” “ghost,” “serial killer,” and “insanity” were among the strongest predictors of fans’ neuroticism.
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Likewise, movie plots with psychological themes of death and anxiety predicted high neuroticism among fans of those movies.
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Delgado found that respondents who said they preferred cats tended to be higher in openness and neuroticism, while self-identified dog people tended towards more extroversion and agreeableness.
WHAT BEING A CAT- OR DOG-PERSON SAYS ABOUT YOUKAT ESCHNEROCTOBER 7, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
But the constant auto-illusion must always lead to neuroticism and pathology—the hidden fears.
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He'd never heard of any marriage maintaining such a crazy high romantic level of manic neuroticism as this for very long.
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Irregularity and pain in menstruation are a frequent cause of neuroticism.
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I recollect that I offered a defense of psycopathic neuroticism.
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WORDS RELATED TO NEUROTICISM

  • agitation
  • all-overs
  • anger
  • animation
  • butterflies
  • cold sweat
  • creeps
  • delirium
  • discomfiture
  • disquiet
  • disquietude
  • excitability
  • feverishness
  • fidget
  • flap
  • fluster
  • fuss
  • impatience
  • jump
  • moodiness
  • neurasthenia
  • neuroticism
  • perturbation
  • sensitivity
  • shiver
  • stage fright
  • stimulation
  • stress
  • tension
  • timidity
  • tizzy
  • to-do
  • touchiness
  • tremble
  • trembles
  • tremulousness
  • turbulence
  • uneasiness
  • willies
  • worry
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