schizoid

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adjective schiz·oid \ˈskit-ˌsȯid\

Definition of schizoid

  1. :  characterized by, resulting from, tending toward, or suggestive of schizophrenia

schizoid

noun

Examples of schizoid in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of schizoid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1924


SCHIZOID Defined for English Language Learners

schizoid

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adjective schiz·oid \ˈskit-ˌsȯid\

Definition of schizoid for English Language Learners

  • : relating to or having schizophrenia

  • : changing frequently between opposite states


Medical Dictionary

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schizoid

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adjective schiz·oid \ˈskit-ˌsȯid\

Medical Definition of schizoid

  1. :  characterized by, resulting from, tending toward, or suggestive of schizophrenia schizoid behavior


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schizoid

noun schiz·oid

Medical Definition of schizoid

  1. :  a schizoid individual



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