neurasthenic
adjective or noun see neurasthenia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • neurasthenic — See neurotic, neurasthenic See psychotic, neurotic, neurasthenic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • neurasthenic — adjective Of or pertaining to neurasthenia; that is, tendencies of a person who has suffered a nervous breakdown. They agreed not to try and have any more family gatherings due to their fathers neurasthenic presence …   Wiktionary

  • neurasthenic — Relating to, or suffering from, neurasthenia. * * * neur·as·then·ic then ik adj of, relating to, or having neurasthenia neurasthenic n an individual affected with neurasthenia …   Medical dictionary

  • neurasthenic — I noun a person suffering a nervous breakdown • Hypernyms: ↑sick person, ↑diseased person, ↑sufferer II adjective of or relating to or suffering from neurasthenia neurasthenic tendencies …   Useful english dictionary

  • neurasthenic — neurasthenically, adv. /noor euhs then ik, nyoor /, adj. 1. pertaining to or suffering from neurasthenia. n. 2. a person suffering from neurasthenia. [1875 80; NEURASTHEN(IA) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • neurasthenic — neu·ras then·ic || ‚nÊŠrÉ™s θenɪk /‚njÊŠÉ™r adj. of weakness or exhaustion of the nervous system; pertaining to constant mental and physical weariness (Pathology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • neurasthenic — neur·asthenic …   English syllables

  • neurasthenic — /njurəsˈθɛnɪk/ (say nyoohruhs thenik) adjective 1. relating to or suffering from neurasthenia. –noun 2. a person suffering from neurasthenia …   Australian English dictionary

  • psychotic, neurotic, neurasthenic — These terms are loosely used interchangeably, and for good reason: it is difficult to separate and apply them exactly. A psychotic person suffers from a psychosis, any major, severe, and debilitating mental disease. A psychotic individual may or… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • neurotic, neurasthenic — See psychotic …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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