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Noun: neurosis (neuroses)  n(y)û'row-sis [N. Amer], nyû'row-sis [Brit]
  1. A mental or personality disturbance not attributable to any known neurological or organic dysfunction
    "Her behaviour points to a severe neurosis";
    - neuroticism, psychoneurosis

Derived forms: neuroses

Type of: disturbance, folie, mental disorder, mental disturbance, psychological disorder

Encyclopedia: Neurosis