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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Nervous breakdown (not in technical use).

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  • While the term neurasthenia is becoming daily more familiar to the general public, it is being, on the whole, used, except as a convenient handle, rather less among...
  • It results in neurasthenia, which is largely a dislocation or collapse of the great voluntary centers, a derangement of the will.
  • Reminded me of the condition he believed he had and for which Vittoz seems to have treated him, "neurasthenia".
  • It was overwhelming for many people, and "neurasthenia" or nervous exhaustion became the disorder of the age. for more
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