Entry: catexic (adj.)
In context: "...Joelle is surrounded by catexic newcomers crossing and uncrossing their legs every few seconds and sniffing compulsively and looking like they're wearing everything they own."
Definition: Bit of a hunt for this one. My best guess is this is an inflection of cachexy (n.)... ?
‘A depraved condition of the body, in which nutrition is everywhere defective.’ New Sydenham Soc. Lexicon
b. A depraved habit of mind or feeling.
SNOOT score: 1
Source: Oxford English Dictionary