Antonyms for neurotics

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noo-rot-ik, nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : nʊˈrɒt ɪk, nyʊ-

Definition of neurotics

Origin :
  • 1775, "acting upon or stimulating the nerves," from Greek neuron "nerve" (see neuro-) + -otic, as in hypnotic. Sense of "affected by neurosis" is 1887. The noun meaning "a neurotic person" is from 1896. Related: Neurotically.
  • As in lunatic : noun person who is crazy, mad
  • As in valetudinarian : noun hypochondriac
  • As in insane person : noun mentally deranged person
Example sentences :
  • Resemblances between the psychic life of savages and neurotics.
  • Extract from : « Introduction to the Science of Sociology » by Robert E. Park
  • The neurotics attention is generally directed away from reality.
  • Extract from : « Psychoanalysis » by Andr Tridon
  • That of Neurotics and Astringents, particularly the former, is transient.
  • Extract from : « The Action of Medicines in the System » by Frederick William Headland
  • The eighth treats of Neurotics, passing from the blood to the nerves.
  • Extract from : « The Action of Medicines in the System » by Frederick William Headland
  • Neurotics and psychotics swarm in the streets of Mob Territory.
  • Extract from : « The Syndic » by C.M. Kornbluth
  • It used to be thought that neurotics, like poets, were born, not made.
  • Extract from : « Outwitting Our Nerves » by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • It is said that "half the neurotics of London" consult him about their souls.
  • Extract from : « Painted Windows » by Harold Begbie
  • Of late years we often hear people referred to as neurotics, neurasthenics, psychasthenics, neuropaths or psychopaths.
  • Extract from : « Woman » by William J. Robinson
  • The world will be better off without a lot of neurotics running around.
  • Extract from : « The Worlds of Joe Shannon » by Frank M. Robinson
  • Slowly a process developed in him which can be put parallel only to the regressions of neurotics.
  • Extract from : « Leonardo da Vinci » by Sigmund Freud

Synonyms for neurotics

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