schizo


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Related to schizo: schizoid, Schizotypal

schizo-

(word root) split
Examples of words with the root schizo-: schizophrenic

schiz·o

 (skĭt′sō) Offensive Slang
n. pl. schiz·os
A schizophrenic person.
adj.
Schizophrenic.

schizo

(ˈskɪtsəʊ)
adj
(Psychology) schizophrenic
n, pl -os
(Psychology) a schizophrenic person

schiz•o

(ˈskɪt soʊ)

n., pl. schiz•os,
adj. Slang. n.
1. a schizophrenic or schizoid person.
adj.
2. schizophrenic or schizoid.
3. crazy; wildly eccentric.
[1940–45; by shortening; compare -o]

schizo-

a combining form meaning “split,” “fission”: schizocarp. Also, esp. before a vowel,schiz-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing schízein to part, split]
Translations

schizo

[ˈskɪtsəʊ] Nesquizo/a m/f

schizo

(inf)
n (= schizophrenic)Schizophrene(r) mf; (= crazy person)Verrückte(r) mf (inf)
adj (= schizophrenic)schizophren; (= crazy)verrückt (inf)
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However, many anti-Trump folks make the egregious mistake of describing him as "mentally ill," "crazy," "nuts," "psycho," "schizo," etc.
But if I can help even one person, well that will be worth it.--Your Favorite Schizo
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The body-camera footage shows Harrison's mother stepping away from the home as she told the police, Officers John Rodgers and Andrew Hutchins, that Harrison was 'bi-polar and schizo' and 'off the chain.'
The narration in Schizo is jarring, thanks to Miles's schizophrenia, and gives the book a slightly distracting, disjointed effect; however, the crafting of the plot and the convergence of the different storylines keeps pages turning.
The posters advise people not to use words like 'bonkers', 'loony', 'schizo', 'nutter' and 'psycho' to describe those suffering from problems.
The 27-year-old actress said that she'd dance for her family at their kitchen table and say: "Time to present!' I'd sing, I'd dance - I'd just put on a solo show like a schizo, playing all the characters."
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Significantly, one could locate the subject-states in a capitalist society between 'the paranoiac' and 'the schizo.' A remnant of despotism, with its relatively fixed social codes, the paranoiac relentlessly repels new connections of production.
Students were inspired to make their film after watching the Time to Change campaign's challenging promotional Schizo film - a horror movie-style trailer produced to overturn misconceptions that people with schizophrenia are violent.