adverb see paranoia

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  • paranoia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, madness, from paranous demented, from para + nous mind Date: circa 1811 1. a psychosis characterized by systematized delusions of persecution or grandeur usually without hallucinations 2. a tendency on the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • paranoia — [ˌparə nɔɪə] noun 1》 a mental condition characterized by delusions of persecution, unwarranted jealousy, or exaggerated self importance. 2》 unjustified suspicion and mistrust of others. Derivatives paranoiac adjective &noun paranoiacally adverb… …   English new terms dictionary

  • paranoia — n. 1 a mental disorder esp. characterized by delusions of persecution and self importance. 2 an abnormal tendency to suspect and mistrust others. Derivatives: paranoiac adj. & n. paranoiacally adv. paranoic adj. paranoically adv. paranoid adj. &… …   Useful english dictionary

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