schizo(phrenia)- + -oid, from German, from Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhízō, “to split”) and εἶδος (eîdos, “form, likeness”).
IPA(key): /ˈskɪtsɔɪd/, /ˈskɪdzɔɪd/
schizoid (comparative more schizoid, superlative most schizoid)
Characterized by social withdrawal and emotional coldness or flattened affectivity.
- (archaic) schizophrenic
- (figurative) Behaving as if one has more than one personality; wildly changeable.
- schizoid (plural schizoids)
- (psychiatry) someone with schizoid personality disorder
- (archaic) someone with schizophrenia