Nervous Breakdown Definition

noun
The sudden onset of a psychotic or neurotic disorder that temporarily impairs a person's ability to function normally, typically precipitated by some crisis or intense, unrelieved stress.
Webster's New World
A severe or incapacitating emotional disorder, especially when occurring suddenly and marked by depression. Not in scientific use.
American Heritage
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Noun

Singular:
nervous breakdown
Plural:
nervous-breakdowns

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