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neurosis

Pronunciation: /nʊˈrəʊsəs; ˌnjʊəˈrəʊsɪs/

Translation of neurosis in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -roses /-ˈrəʊsiːz/)

c and u
  • neurosis (feminine) it's one of my neuroses [colloquial/familiar] es una de mis manías
    Example sentences
    • OK, so I'm a quivering bundle of irrational neuroses, but that's not the point.
    • So what made this scene so powerfully articulate ‘collective neuroses and fears’?
    • We need a disposal service for our collective neuroses, something to clear away the rubbish of our self-regard and pomposity.

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