• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Neurose nū′rōs nerved: having many nervures or veins, of an insect's wing, &c.
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  • Arthur Miller
    “I love her too, but our neuroses just don't match.”


In literature:

Lightning stroke and curious neuroses have been reported as causes.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
In this manner, psychologists tell us, neuroses and inner compulsions are fostered.
"The Pivot of Civilization" by Margaret Sanger
Engelmann discussed the subject and gave cases, "The Hystero-Neuroses," pp.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
For we shall learn that the lowering of energy is both a cause and symptom of her neuroses.
"The Nervous Housewife" by Abraham Myerson
This case is typical of the psycho-neuroses and we shall have occasion to refer to it again.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
If such is the case, what becomes of the classical distinction between neuroses and psychoses?
"A Psychiatric Milestone" by Various
This impression is most strongly gained in the study of the neuroses, especially of hysteria.
"Dream Psychology" by Sigmund Freud
It is characteristic of this, as of other neuroses, that the symptoms come and go without sufficient cause.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
Large cities are the hotbeds and breeding-places of the various neuroses.
"Religion and Lust" by James Weir

In news:

In Woody Allen's new film, To Rome With Love, people — like, really young people — still talk, improbably, about "neuroses".
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's neuroses are the stuff of legend, the wellspring of his unquenchable thirst for attention.
Eugenia Woods nibbles away at our neuroses.
Ord 's "one-eyed girl" leads the way in these stories of life, love, and neuroses, most taking place in urban Melbourne.
Outward Appearances Fuel Inner Neuroses.
Richard Lewis' shtick still fueled by neuroses and anxieties.
I like order and I have an order to keeping order - it's my inner neuroses repeating: The time for fun is when the work is done.
He is the author of the textbook Neuroses: A Comprehensive and Critical View.
Neuroses run rampant across three generations of the Middlestein family in Jami Attenberg's sublime new novel, The Middlesteins.
We're less adept at talking about personalities and neuroses than we were when psychoanalysts held center stage.
But Veronica 's trickiest patient is herself: she conducts daily sessions in which she examines her motives and neuroses, speaking into a dictaphone.
It's a high-energy romp through philosophy and theology, shot through with jokes, neuroses and characters named Hepatitis and Diabetes.