neurosis: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (noo-rō'sis, nyoo-), [key]
— pl. -ses
- Also calleda functional disorder in which feelings of anxiety, obsessional thoughts, compulsive acts, and physical complaints without objective evidence of disease, in various degrees and patterns, dominate the personality.
- a relatively mild personality disorder typified by excessive anxiety or indecision and a degree of social or interpersonal maladjustment.
- neurosis (Thesaurus)