Definition of schizoid
: characterized by, resulting from, tending toward, or suggestive of schizophrenia
Examples of schizoid in a Sentence
With his schizoid nature, you never know whether he will disagree or agree with you.
Recent Examples of schizoid from the Web
The fellow was diagnosed with depression and a schizoid personality disorder and the company gets blamed?
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Origin and Etymology of schizoid
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1924See Words from the same year
SCHIZOID Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of schizoid for English Language Learners
: relating to or having schizophrenia
: changing frequently between opposite states
Medical Definition of schizoid
: a schizoid individual
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