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1. neurosis

noun. ['nʊˈroʊsəs'] a mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction.

Synonyms

  • neuroticism
  • anxiety neurosis
  • mental disorder
  • hysterical neurosis
  • hysteria
  • psychological disorder
  • mental disturbance
  • psychoneurosis
  • disturbance

Antonyms

  • order
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • -osis (English)
  • neuro- (English)
  • νευρο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Anxiety Neurosis

  • arteriosclerosis
  • tuberculosis
  • misdiagnosis
  • asbestosis
  • thrombosis
  • symbiosis
  • prognosis
  • diagnosis
  • apotheosis
  • sclerosis
  • nephrosis
  • necrosis
  • hypnosis
  • heterosis
  • fibrosis
  • acidosis
  • psychosis
  • meiosis
  • cirrhosis

2. anxiety

noun. ['æŋˈzaɪəti'] (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic.

Synonyms

  • mental state
  • overanxiety
  • scare
  • anxiousness
  • panic
  • psychological condition
  • castration anxiety
  • hypochondriasis
  • mental condition
  • hypochondria

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • injudiciousness
  • afraid
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • anxietatem (Latin)
  • anxius (Latin)

3. anxiety

noun. ['æŋˈzaɪəti'] a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune.

Synonyms

  • anxiousness
  • worry
  • qualm
  • emotion
  • care
  • nervousness
  • jumpiness
  • scruple
  • jitteriness
  • edginess
  • fear
  • insecurity
  • concern
  • disquietude
  • sinking feeling
  • disconcertment
  • angst
  • misgiving
  • disquiet
  • inquietude
  • trouble
  • uneasiness
  • discomfiture
  • discomposure
  • disconcertion
  • sinking

Antonyms

  • sorrow
  • hate
  • love
  • fearlessness

Etymology

  • anxietatem (Latin)
  • anxius (Latin)
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