paranoid


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Related to paranoid: paranoid schizophrenia, Paranoid personality disorder

par·a·noid

 (păr′ə-noid′)
adj.
1. Psychiatry Relating to, characteristic of, or affected with paranoia.
2. Exhibiting or characterized by irrational distrust or suspicion of others: a paranoid fear that the police car was following him.
3. Experiencing or displaying intense anxiety or worry: paranoid about catching the flu.
n.
One affected with paranoia.

paranoid

(ˈpærəˌnɔɪd)
adj
1. (Psychiatry) of, characterized by, or resembling paranoia
2. (Psychiatry) informal exhibiting undue suspicion, fear of persecution, etc
n
(Psychiatry) a person who shows the behaviour patterns associated with paranoia

par•a•noid

(ˈpær əˌnɔɪd)

adj.
1. Also, par`a•noi′dal. of, like, or suffering from paranoia.
n.
2. a person suffering from paranoia.
[1900–05; paranoi (a) + -oid, with base and suffix merged]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paranoid - a person afflicted with paranoiaparanoid - a person afflicted with paranoia  
psycho, psychotic, psychotic person - a person afflicted with psychosis
Adj.1.paranoid - suffering from paranoia
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"

paranoid

adjective
1. (Informal) suspicious, worried, nervous, fearful, apprehensive, antsy (informal) We live in an increasingly paranoid and fearful society.
2. obsessive, disturbed, unstable, manic, neurotic, mentally ill, psychotic, deluded, paranoiac his increasingly paranoid delusions
Translations
paranoický

paranoid

[ˈpærənɔɪd]
A. ADJparanoide
B. Nparanoico/a m/f

paranoid

[ˈpærənɔɪd] adj
(PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY)paranoïaque
(= neurotic) → paranoïaque

paranoid

adjparanoid; or am I just being paranoid?oder bilde ich mir das nur ein?; aren’t you being rather paranoid?du scheinst unter Wahnvorstellungen zu leiden; to be paranoid about somethingvon etw Wahnvorstellungen haben; she’s getting paranoid about what other people think of herdie Angst vor dem, was andere von ihr denken, wird bei ihr langsam zur Manie; paranoid schizophreniaparanoide Schizophrenie

paranoid

[ˈpærəˌnɔɪd] adj (Psych) → paranoico/a
paranoid (about) (fig) → ossessionato/a (da)

par·a·noid

a. paranoico-a, persona afectada por paranoia.

paranoid

adj paranoico, paranoide
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