from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected by neuralgia: as, neuralgic pains; a neuralgic patient.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Of or pertaining to, or having the character of, neuralgia.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective neurology, pathology Pertaining to or affected by
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective of or relating to or suffering from neuralgia
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And in the last five years, I've developed what is called neuralgic pain from my shins, down.
There is a type of painful menstruation known as neuralgic dysmenorrhea.
And there are people out there who suffer the same kind of neuralgic pain that I do that understand.
= -- There is often a set of preliminary symptoms varying in different persons, and giving warning of an approaching attack of gout, such as neuralgic pains, dyspepsia, irritability, and mental depression, with restless nights.
In occupation neuroses, other than those produced by the use of the pen, pain, weakness, and numbness are at least equally prominent, and even in writer's cramp the "neuralgic" form is common.
As regards the so-called "neuralgic" variety I content myself by referring to the admirable work on "Neuralgia and Kindred Diseases of the Nervous
"In fact, the FCO's guidance papers and the government position they underpin have been formulated, so internal policy memoranda reveal, in a hitherto successful effort not to upset the" neuralgic "Turkish government.
A spokesman for the government said it would respond to the call until Thursday, but with elections set for June 12, it appears unlikely to compromise on an issue that is neuralgic to many Turkish voters, analysts said.
It's more accurate to say he obscured the important substance of his speech by needlessly raising an irrelevant and neuralgic subject.
(AT 19) Leaving aside the interesting question of what that analysis might be, and its relevance today, Ballard presciently probes the neuralgic point of his own fiction.