Paranoid Sentence Examples
Was I paranoid, feeling we were under assault?
All this is not to make you paranoid or keep you from wanting to enjoy all the fun and goodness there is on MySpace, but you certainly do want to be safe about all the interactions you take part in, whether you are a teenager or an adult.
She always gets a bit paranoid about the traffic on the highway.
I had lost all self confidence and had become somewhat paranoid.
People with paranoid personality disorder are untrusting, unforgiving, and often resort to angry or aggressive outbursts without justification because they see others as unfaithful, disloyal, or dishonest.Advertisement
The most prevalent, found in some 40 percent of affected persons, is paranoid schizophrenia, characterized by delusions and hallucinations centering on persecution, and by feelings of jealousy and grandiosity.
People who are predisposed to this condition who worked in an open office environment became paranoid and psychotic.
With the country also at war with the French and Dutch, paranoid xenophobia - a familiar English trait - was rife.
While being extra cautious is good, there is no reason to be paranoid.
His mother, to the casual eye, would appear to be severely disturbed; paranoid, hiding from mysterious stalkers, her care devolves on her young son, who is aware that something is just 'not right' with his fragile mother.Advertisement
It's a timeless, paranoid fable that grabs at the emotions, negates the intellect, and reduces everything to absolutes.
Such a one-sided -- even paranoid -- polemical history invites skepticism.
Implications Too much of the debate about the Internet is based on naive utopianism or paranoid pessimism.
In the paranoid world of the conspiracy theorist the elegantly positioned mezzanine level becomes the perfect sniper 's nest.
While you should perform due diligence before buying a used car, you also shouldn't be paranoid.Advertisement
Maladjustments of personality, including conduct, paranoid, narcissistic, avoidant, dependent, and obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (not to be confused with the anxiety disorder OCD).
The novel series includes six original books following the adventures of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Trillian and Marvin the Paranoid Android as they make their way through the universe, post-destruction of the Earth.
The after-effects of crack use may include fatigue, depression, paranoid ideation and depersonalisation as people ' come down ' from the high.
I don't know if Betsy was becoming immune to alarming news or if her husband was paranoid.
She'd long since thought her father was paranoid, if not crazy.Advertisement
It was strange how a man could feel comfortable blowing kisses, but paranoid about revealing his vulnerable side.
What is the name of the ' paranoid android ' in Douglas Adams's ' Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
Audrey's mentally-ill son Christopher was kicked to death by his paranoid schizophrenic cellmate while on remand in Chelmsford prison in 1994.
You want to get everyone from tree-hugging hippies to crazed paranoid gunmen.
Released in the paranoid depths of the Cold War the short film was read as an eloquent plea for peace.Advertisement
They may end up in a state of mind similar to paranoid psychosis, believing that others are plotting against them.
His mother, Maggie believes his paranoid schizophrenia was triggered by cannabis use.
For instance, paranoid schizophrenics who believe television can influence their thoughts may not be good candidates for services provided through video-conferencing.
Parents have become almost paranoid in not letting their children out into open spaces unaccompanied by an adult.
The fact that it has gotten to me the way it has (and my paranoid nature) leads me to believe that the Japanese are in the final stages of subliminal experimentations.
Disorganized schizophrenia tends to begin early, usually in adolescence or young adulthood, while paranoid schizophrenia tends to start later, usually after the age of 25 or 30.
Catatonic and disorganized schizophrenia affect far fewer people than paranoid schizophrenia.
Paranoid personalities interpret the actions of others as deliberately threatening or demeaning.
Paranoid personalities are often jealous, guarded, secretive, and scheming, and may appear to be emotionally "cold" or excessively serious.
They often have strange, outlandish, or paranoid beliefs and thoughts.
It is ok to be a little paranoid if you are looking for a date online.
This might sound like being overly paranoid, but it is better to find out now than later.
Try not to come off as the jealous, paranoid jerk (she'll respond better!).
Some cheating men will become defensive and tell you that you are being paranoid.
Are you insecure and paranoid, or do you really have something to be concerned about because your partner is having an affair?
This sign, in its balanced form, presents a stable, hygienic, noble individual, but an inauspicious astrological aspect can result in a hypercritical, paranoid and stringent individual who makes a miserable partner.
Lady Gaga states that the lyrics of the song are the derivation of her own personal paranoid ideas and that the 'bad romance' speaks of her relationship with them.
Paranoid is one of those songs that sits firmly on the hard rock/heavy metal line, but it is so good that both camps love to claim it.
But in her case, she has good reason to be paranoid - sometimes they really are out to get you.
He became paranoid and quick to anger with everyone, even his own daughter Molly.
Marvin the Paranoid Android is one in a short literary line of depressives to be featured in novel and film.
Of all the colorful characters that populate Douglas Adams' universe, Marvin the Paranoid Android remains one of the most beloved.
Pinko Commie (out and proud) I may be but paranoid delusional, no.
Let the other party leaders get paranoid about internal dissent.
I'm naturally paranoid & more than a bit neurotic about such things.
He got on the phone and started coming out with very agitated, slightly paranoid things.
They seem totally paranoid about making conversation with someone who isn't marked by a tattoo or piercing.
For instance, in the UK we have become completely paranoid about the threat to children from strangers.
I think we all get too paranoid about such things anyway.
This is likely to make the party even more paranoid about being marginalized.
I've just become paranoid about my health, I guess.
The secure have felt paranoid; the insecure have eased up.
You start getting quite paranoid about the whole thing.
Case Four Mrs. Davidson's son was diagnosed as having paranoid schizophrenia and was also a heavy user of alcohol.
The risk of having avoidant, dependent, and paranoid personality disorders is greater for females than males, whereas risk of having antisocial personality disorder is greater for males than females.
I thought she was just being paranoid, like some bad TV nonsense.