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Neurosis synonyms

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  1. Neurosis
  2. (Dated) neurosis
  3. Neurosis. No longer used in psychiatric diagnosis.
(Psychol.) An irresistible, repeated, irrational impulse to perform some act
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  1. (Psychol.) An irresistible, repeated, irrational impulse to perform some act
  2. That which compels; driving force
  3. (Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
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  1. The deflection of a magnetic compass needle due to magnetic influences; specif., on a ship, such deflection caused by the ship's own magnetic properties
  2. Deflection of a compass needle caused by local magnetic influence, especially on a ship.
  3. (Statistics) The difference, especially the absolute difference, between one number in a set of data and the mean of that set of data.
The quality or condition of being unstable:
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  1. The quality or condition of being unstable:
  2. Lack of determination; irresolution
  3. Tendency to behave or react violently or erratically
Any of various disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or autism spectrum disorder, characterized by a distressing or disabling impairment of an individual's cognitive, emotional, or social functioning.
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  1. Any of various disorders, such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or autism spectrum disorder, characterized by a distressing or disabling impairment of an individual's cognitive, emotional, or social functioning.
Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
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  1. Any of various disorders characterized by impairment of an individual's thoughts, emotions, or social functioning, including schizophrenia and mood disorders such as bipolar disorder.
  2. (Uncountable) The property of being mentally ill; mental disorders taken as a whole.
  3. Any of various psychiatric disorders or diseases, usually characterized by impairment of thought, mood, or behavior.
A deviation from the normal or the typical
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  1. A deviation from the normal or the typical
  2. The apparent displacement of the position of a celestial body in the direction of motion of an observer on Earth, caused by the motion of Earth and the finite velocity of light.
  3. A defect in a lens or mirror that prevents light rays from being focused at a single point and results in a distorted or blurred image. &diamf3; Aberration that results in distortion of color is called chromatic aberration. &diamf3; Aberration that is caused by imperfections in the surface or shape of a spherical mirror or lens is called spherical aberration.
Find another word for neurosis. In this page you can discover 11 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for neurosis, like: psychoneurosis, compulsion, deviation, instability, mental-disorder, mental illness, emotional disturbance, neurotic condition, aberration, insanity and obsession.