psychoneurotic love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to or affected with a psychoneurosis.
  • noun One who suffers from a psychoneurosis.

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  • adjective Pertaining to or suffering from a psychoneurosis.
  • noun Someone suffering from a psychoneurosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective affected with emotional disorder
  • noun a person suffering from neurosis

Etymologies

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From psycho- +‎ neurotic, after psychoneurosis.

Examples

  • Such was the case, Vaillant argues, with “Dr. Godfrey Minot Camille,” a poetic and troubled young man who spent so much time at the Harvard infirmary complaining of vague symptoms that a college physician declared, “This boy is becoming a regular psychoneurotic.”

    What Makes Us Happy?

  • Such was the case, Vaillant argues, with “Dr. Godfrey Minot Camille,” a poetic and troubled young man who spent so much time at the Harvard infirmary complaining of vague symptoms that a college physician declared, “This boy is becoming a regular psychoneurotic.”

    What Makes Us Happy?

  • The ones they never got a chance to use during the Y2K scare or the pandemic flu scare or any of those other fear-driven scares that this psychoneurotic mob routinely promotes.

    Mike Papantonio: Immigration Control Starts with Drug Control

  • These are capable of returning to activity at a later period of development, and then have the celexa faculty of being revived, either as a consequence of the sexual constitution, which is really formed from the original bisexuality, or in consequence of unfavorable influences of the sexual life; and they thus supply the motive power for all psychoneurotic symptom formations..

    Rob Savage

  • These are capable of returning to activity at a later period of development, and then have the codeine faculty of being revived, either as a consequence of the sexual constitution, which is really formed from the original bisexuality, or in consequence of unfavorable influences of the sexual life; and they thus supply the motive power for all psychoneurotic symptom formations..

    Rob Savage

  • These are capable of returning to activity at a later period of development, and then have the benadryl faculty of being revived, either as a consequence of the sexual constitution, which is really formed from the original bisexuality, or in consequence of unfavorable influences of the sexual life; and they thus supply the motive power for all psychoneurotic symptom formations..

    Rob Savage

  • These are capable of returning to activity at a later period of development, and then have the vicodin faculty of being revived, either as a consequence of the sexual constitution, which is really formed from the original bisexuality, or in consequence of unfavorable influences of the sexual life; and they thus supply the motive power for all psychoneurotic symptom formations..

    Rob Savage

  • If such innovations as rest periods, rotation policies, and measures encouraging group cohesion and social relationships had reduced psychoneurotic episodes in the military, might not corresponding social and environmental changes in civilian life optimize mental as well as physical health?

    The Mad Among Us

  • Although psychotherapy was widely used in a few select private institutions—notably at the Menninger Foundation and Chestnut Lodge in Maryland1—it was more often employed in the treatment of noninstitutionalized psychoneurotic individuals capable of functioning independently.

    The Mad Among Us

  • If such innovations as rest periods, rotation policies, and measures encouraging group cohesion and social relationships had reduced psychoneurotic episodes in the military, might not corresponding social and environmental changes in civilian life optimize mental as well as physical health?

    The Mad Among Us

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