Usage examples for neurotic

  1. " If Mrs. Kildare were an ordinary woman, I should call it hysteria, but she's not the neurotic type. – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
  2. More used to the strange demands of neurotic and psychotic patients, they were readier to comply. – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  3. Something neurotic, modern, disquieting, threads his work with devilish irregularity. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  4. " They are cruising about the Atlantic to give Mrs. Bruce, who is neurotic, a rest- cure. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  5. The Moderator's picture of her must be that of a spoiled, neurotic brat in a stew about the threatened loss of a pet animal. – Novice by James H. Schmitz
  6. His search had been a neurotic one, he decided, as he listened to Miss Schmitt's pleasant chatter. – The Last Straw by William J. Smith
  7. There must have been a neurotic taint, as expressed in Aunt Fannie's asthma. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  8. This is not the way a man writes to a neurotic cold- hearted woman who has made a hermit of him! – Gilbert Keith Chesterton by Maisie Ward
  9. Don't be afraid that I am becoming neurotic. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. A neurotic man, his tissues trembling, his sensibilities aflame, the offspring of a nation doomed to pain and partition, it was quite natural for him to go to France- Poland had ever been her historical client- the France that overheated all Europe. – Chopin: The Man and His Music by James Huneker
  11. Some have called the country degenerate because of its small birth- rate, its fiction sometimes brutal, sometimes neurotic, its inefficient Parliament, its vindictive political and religious contests. – A History of the Third French Republic by C. H. C. Wright
  12. Those who are not of this species, I shall designate as fanatics who cling to worn- out shibboleths over which they snarl like pestilent dogs; or prigs who affect neurotic cults that are exceedingly false and not native to this country. – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  13. But he was no neurotic; no genius of the first rank ever is or was. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  14. All such thoughts fled, however, as his eyes fell on the face of the patient he had come to see; for here was no neurotic invalid, no hysterical sufferer who craved sympathy for quite imaginary woes. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  15. Apart from these neurotic dreads, quite unreasoning as most of them are, there are a series of what may be called intellectual dreads. – Health Through Will Power by James J. Walsh
  16. But to- night she felt almost neurotic, like one of the weak or dissipated sisterhood for whom " rest cures" are invented, and by whom bland doctors live. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  17. " I can stay five minutes," said Dollar, looking at his watch, " to hear as much as you can tell me in the time of what I ought to have known before I saw your neurotic friend." – The Crime Doctor by Ernest William Hornung
  18. This is what occurs when a consanguineous marriage takes place between descendants of a neurotic family. – Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population by George B. Louis Arner
  19. No, he was not neurotic, I think. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve