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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known nerve or organic dysfunction.

Usage examples (33)
  • Change in neuroticism tied to mortality rates, researcher says
  • For instance, guess which states are the highest-scoring states in 'neuroticism'.
  • In other words, there are other neuroticism genes.
  • You scored 50 anxiety, 57 awkwardness, and 35 neuroticism! for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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