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schizoid

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adjective schiz·oid \ˈskit-ˌsȯid\

Simple Definition of schizoid

  • : relating to or having schizophrenia

  • : changing frequently between opposite states

Full Definition of schizoid

  1. :  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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