mental case

mental case
a person suffering from neurosis (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑neurotic, ↑psychoneurotic
Derivationally related forms: ↑psychoneurotic (for: ↑psychoneurotic), ↑neurotic (for: ↑neurotic)
Hypernyms: ↑sick person, ↑diseased person, ↑sufferer

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