nervous breakdown


nervous breakdown
,nervous `breakdown noun count
a mental condition in which you are so upset or unhappy that you cannot take care of yourself

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • Nervous Breakdown (EP) — Nervous Breakdown EP by Black Flag Released October 1 …   Wikipedia

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  • nervous breakdown — nervous breakdowns N COUNT If someone has a nervous breakdown, they become extremely depressed and cannot cope with their normal life. His wife would not be able to cope and might suffer a nervous breakdown …   English dictionary

  • nervous breakdown — n a mental illness in which someone becomes extremely anxious and tired and cannot deal with the things they usually do ▪ Colin came close to having a nervous breakdown last year …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nervous breakdown — [n] mental collapse burnout*, crackup*, depression, emotional collapse, nervous exhaustion, nervous prostration, shattered nerves; concept 410 …   New thesaurus

  • nervous breakdown — ► NOUN ▪ a period of mental illness resulting from severe depression or stress …   English terms dictionary

  • nervous breakdown — ☆ nervous breakdown n. a psychotic or neurotic disorder that impairs the ability to function normally: a popular, nontechnical term …   English World dictionary

  • Nervous Breakdown — This article refers to a music recording. For the more general use of this term, see mental breakdown. Infobox Album | Name = Nervous Breakdown Type = EP Artist = Black Flag Released = October 1978 Recorded = Media Art Studios, January 1978… …   Wikipedia

  • nervous breakdown — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms nervous breakdown : singular nervous breakdown plural nervous breakdowns a mental condition in which you are so upset or unhappy that you cannot look after yourself …   English dictionary

  • nervous breakdown — noun the boss s nervous breakdown almost destroyed the company Syn: mental collapse, breakdown, collapse, crisis, trauma; nervous exhaustion, mental illness; informal crack up …   Thesaurus of popular words


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