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  • The grocer, his clerk, and neurotic Mrs. Dave Dyer had been giggling about something.
  • It ended, a quarter of an hour later, in his calling her a "neurotic" before he turned away and pretended to sleep.
  • His calls mine ’neurotic’; mine calls his ’stupid.’
  • Neurotic impossibilist!
  • Maud Dyer was neurotic, religiocentric, faded; her emotions were moist, and her figure was unsystematic—splendid thighs and arms, with thick ankles, and a body that was bulgy in the wrong places.
  • Why, Good Lord, Maud, I could talk about neuroses and psychoses and inhibitions and repressions and complexes just as well as any damn specialist, if I got paid for it, if I was in the city and had the nerve to charge the fees that those fellows do.

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  • She is mildly neurotic, but is working at developing greater emotional stability.
  • I am neurotic.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar

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