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schizoid

adjective schiz·oid \ˈskit-ˌsid\

: relating to or having schizophrenia

: changing frequently between opposite states

Full Definition of SCHIZOID

:  characterized by, resulting from, tending toward, or suggestive of schizophrenia
schizoid noun

Examples of SCHIZOID

  1. With his schizoid nature, you never know whether he will disagree or agree with you.

Origin of SCHIZOID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1924

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