Etymology

1. paranoia

noun. ['ˌpɛrəˈnɔɪə'] a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur.

Etymology

  • παράνοια (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • παράνοος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word paranoia


1. Noun, singular or mass
The goal in this situation is to use engagement to redirect the patient away from his paranoia.

Quotes containing the word paranoia


1. Total paranoia is just total awareness.
- Charles Manson

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