What is another word for Nail Biting?

424 synonyms found


[ nˈe͡ɪl bˈa͡ɪtɪŋ], [ nˈe‍ɪl bˈa‍ɪtɪŋ], [ n_ˈeɪ_l b_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_ŋ]

Synonyms for Nail biting:

How to use "Nail biting" in context?

Nail Biting disorder is a psychological disorder characterized by a compulsive and continuous biting of the nails. The disorder is most often caused by strong stress, anxiety, or OCD. Other causes may include physical impulses, such as boredom or stress.

Symptoms of nail biting may include: excessive nail biting, chewing on nails, picking at nails, or biting off nails. People with the disorder may feel a need to bite their nails even when there is no provocation, or may bite their nails until they bleed. People with nail biting disorder may also experience urinary problems, such as difficulty going to the bathroom, or strong urges to bite the nails.

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