- nouncharacterized by diffuse anxiety and often somatic manifestations of fear
* * *noun or anxiety reaction or anxiety state: a psychoneurotic disorder characterized by diffuse anxiety often accompanied by somatic manifestations of fear
* * *Psychiatry.a neurotic disorder characterized by pervasive anxiety.[1900-05]
* * *anxiety neurosis,Psychiatry. a mental condition characterized by emotional instability, imagined fears, irritability, and a general sense of fatigue.
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