(Psychiatry) An act or ritual that a person feels compelled to perform repeatedly, often to reduce the distress caused by an obsession.
The act or process of fixing or fixating:
Something, as an idea, which preoccupies one
A persistent, abnormal, and irrational fear of a specific thing or situation that compels one to avoid it, despite the awareness and reassurance that it is not dangerous.
Any of the Gospel narratives of Jesus' Passion and of accompanying events
An excessively intense enthusiasm, interest, or desire:
(Physiol.) The progressive wave of excitation over a muscle or nerve fiber, which causes or inhibits activity in the body
Strong attraction; charm; allure
A short-lived popular fashion; a fad.
(Slang) A problem or difficulty, esp. one of a personal or emotional nature that a person seems unable to deal with
Delusion is defined as a firm belief you have that is actually not grounded in reality or truth, often occurring as a result of a mental problem.
A person or thing that is something in appearance but not in fact
(--- Informal) The latest fad or fashion:
Neurosis is a mental problem not caused by organic disease but characterized by symptoms of stress, phobias or depression.
The expression of solicitude, anxiety, or compassion toward a thing or person.
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