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schiz·oid

 (skĭt′soid′)
adj.
1. Of, related to, or having schizoid personality disorder.
2. Of, relating to, or suggestive of schizophrenia. No longer in scientific use.
3. Informal Relating to or characterized by the coexistence of disparate or antagonistic elements: "This schizoid town is part resort, part sardine cannery" (Jean Anderson).
n. Informal
A person with schizoid personality disorder.
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schizoid

(ˈskɪtsɔɪd)
adj
1. (Psychology) psychol denoting a personality disorder characterized by lack of close relationships with other people and more than usual self-absorption
2. informal offensive characterized by or showing conflicting or contradictory attitudes, ideas, etc
n
(Psychology) a person who has a schizoid personality
Usage: Rather than referring to someone as a schizoid it is better to talk about a person with a schizoid personality disorder
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schiz•oid

(ˈskɪt sɔɪd)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a personality disorder marked by dissociation, passivity, and indifference to praise or criticism.
2. of or pertaining to schizophrenia or to multiple personality.
n.
3. a schizoid person.
[< German schizoid (1921); see schizo-, -oid]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schizoid - characterized by symptoms similar to but less severe than schizophrenia
personality disorder - inflexible and maladaptive patterns of behavior
Adj.1.schizoid - of or relating to or characteristic of schizophrenia
2.schizoid - marked by withdrawal and inability to form close relationships
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
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Translations

schizoid

[ˈskɪtsɔɪd]
A. ADJesquizoide
B. Nesquizoide mf
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schizoid

[ˈskɪtsɔɪd]
n (PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY)schizoïde mf
adj
(PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHIATRY)schizoïde mf
[person] (= moody) → lunatique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

schizoid

adjschizoid
nSchizoide(r) mf
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schizoid

[ˈskɪtsɔɪd] adj & nschizoide (m/f)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

schiz·oid

a. esquizoide, semejante a la esquizofrenia.
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References in periodicals archive ?
They gobble up newsprint and stories Of psychopaths, schizoids with swords Who are shot on the street by police on the beat, The genuine sick are ignored.
His lack of interest in the fair sex and the absence of any desire for either romantic involvement (according to the Victorian standards and phrasing) or for "having sexual experiences with another person," in the less poetic wording of DSM-5: 653, is however consistent with the schizoid personality disroder: schizoids "don't date, and rarely marry" (Veague 2007: 21).
Almost all the patients except the schizoids received Axis I diagnoses of depression or anxiety or both, and about 50% of patients had received anxiolytics or antidepressants before presenting to our clinic.
He had a knack with manics, whom he sent out to shop for all his parties, gave tarot cards to schizoids so they could read their stars.
Even though some of the material now sounds badly dated, the Schizoids performed with an exciting balance between convoluted arrangement and searing improvisation.
BARCELONA kicked off their campaign with a typically nervy 2-1 win at new boys Sevilla, but the Catalan schizoids face what should be a straightforward task at home to Rayo Vallecano tomorrow (live on Sky Sports, 7pm).
The "paradox" emerges through the realization that schizoids are responsible for the creation of shallow work environments while, at the same time, they blame alienation as the cause of their unhappiness.
I like to describe this approach as "21st Century Schizoid Music," which is a slightly tongue-in-cheek provocation referencing the classic 1969 progressive rock song "21st Century Schizoid Man" by the British band King Crimson, whose output frequently fits this description.