Definition of 'paranoid'
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The powerful are paranoid about keeping their own. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He admits that he is getting paranoid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It makes me feel paranoid that his body does not have an inch of fat on it. The Sun (2009)They get very paranoid about people with that kind of power. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The real problem is a deeply embedded cultural difference coupled with an almost paranoid suspicion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or at least they have pretended to become paranoid. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet his paranoid fear of plots and conspiracies beset him to the end of his life. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)She is paranoid about body at the moment. The Sun (2008)It made me feel sick and paranoid. Times, Sunday Times (2007) People are paranoid about the idea of their rubbish being spied on. Times, Sunday Times (2007) People are getting paranoid about friendly matches when he has quite a few young players in there. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He will admire your lack of jealousy and feel paranoid about what it is you could be talking about. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Far from becoming more eloquent and approachable, many jockeys are growing paranoid about saying anything. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It seems you're getting a bit paranoid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can get paranoid about your investments but it's best to ride out the storm. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You become paranoid, afraid to go out. The Sun (2012)If he is acting a bit paranoid, he has good reason. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There's no need to get paranoid. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So you've got the same thing about having hope in a leader who becomes paranoid. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My husband took me to the doctor saying I was paranoid. The Sun (2013)She says you're paranoid, but you have good reason to ask questions. The Sun (2013)I'm not prone to paranoid suspicion, but still. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'paranoid'
British English: paranoid ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is paranoid, you mean that they are extremely suspicious and afraid of other people.
I'm not going to get paranoid about it.
Definition of paranoid from the Collins English Dictionary
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