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neurotic

Pronunciation: /nʊˈrɑːtɪk; ˌnjʊəˈrɒtɪk/

Translation of neurotic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • neurótico to be neurotic about sth estar* obsesionado con algo he's neurotic about his weight está obsesionado con su peso she's neurotic about keeping the place clean es una maniática de la limpieza
    Example sentences
    • While he is a sensitive and intelligent character, he is also incredibly neurotic and obsessed with his sister, Caddy.
    • The amusing thing here, of course, is that De Niro's character in the film is clearly an obsessive, neurotic control freak who also teaches his cat to use a flush toilet.
    • Maybe it's because this material is Jarecki's treasure-trove, and if filming is a neurotic, obsessive-compulsive activity, Jarecki is effectively complicit in it.

noun/nombre

  • neurótico, (masculine, feminine)

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