schizophrene

noun

schizo·​phrene ˈskit-sə-ˌfrēn How to pronounce schizophrene (audio)
: one affected with schizophrenia : schizophrenic

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from German Schizophren, noun derivative from schizophren, adjective, "schizophrenic," derivative from the base of Schizophrenie schizophrenia

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of schizophrene was in 1925

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“Schizophrene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/schizophrene. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

schizophrene

noun
schizo·​phrene ˈskit-sə-ˌfrēn How to pronounce schizophrene (audio)
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