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. Don't be afraid that I am becoming neurotic. – A People's Man by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. No, he was not neurotic, I think. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  8. 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
  9. " 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
  10. 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
  11. But he was no neurotic; no genius of the first rank ever is or was. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker
  12. Something neurotic, modern, disquieting, threads his work with devilish irregularity. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  13. 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