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Etymology[]

schizo(phrenia)- +‎ -oid, from German, from Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhízō, “to split”) and εἶδος (eîdos, “form, likeness”).

Pronunciation[]

IPA(key): /ˈskɪtsɔɪd/, /ˈskɪdzɔɪd/

Adjective[]

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.

Noun[]

  • schizoid (plural schizoids)
  • (psychiatry) someone with schizoid personality disorder
  • (archaic) someone with schizophrenia

References[]

  • Dictionary.com
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