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    What would be an antonym to neurotic?

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    Sane.

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    Re: antonym

    Quote Originally Posted by echomsky
    What would be an antonym to neurotic?
    "Neurotic" can have a variety of meanings in medicine and in general use. In general, it refers to a behavior pattern that is abnormal but less serious than "psychotic".

    Antonyms, depending on context, would include:

    adjusted
    well adjusted
    calm
    tranquil
    reasonable
    normal

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    IMHO, there are more words describing disturbed mental conditions than words describing normal mental conditions. Furthermore, each word describing a disturbed mental condition can have a variety of meanings. Thus, there really is no straightforward pairing of antonyms.

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    Stable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Stable?
    "Stable" is good.

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    Balanced?

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