how to pronounce neurosis


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neurosis is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of neurosis in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… up on the word neurosis they and I know …”

meanings of neurosis


  1. A mental disorder, less severe than psychosis, marked by anxiety or fear which differ from normal measures by their intensity, which disorder results from a failure to compromise or properly adjust during the developmental stages of life, between normal human instinctual impulses and the demands of human society.

neurosis frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word neurosis occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics neurosis can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that neurosis can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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