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synonyms for paranoia

  • insanity
  • mental disorder
  • personality disorder
  • schizophrenia
  • craziness
  • delusions
  • depression
  • derangement
  • disturbed mind
  • emotional disorder
  • emotional instability
  • loss of mind
  • lunacy
  • madness
  • maladjustment
  • mania
  • mental disease
  • mental sickness
  • nervous breakdown
  • nervous disorder
  • neurosis
  • neurotic disorder
  • phobia
  • psychopathy
  • psychosis
  • sick mind
  • troubled mind
  • unbalanced mind
  • unsoundness of mind
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How to use paranoia in a sentence

What's new, in a state that has employed all-mail voting since 2014, is paranoia about the count and results.
THE TRAILER: IS THIS THE FUTURE OF THE GOP?DAVID WEIGELOCTOBER 20, 2020WASHINGTON POST
That anxiety runs deep, even if the historical data doesn’t quite back up the paranoia.
THIS YEAR’S ‘OCTOBER SURPRISE’ COULD IMPACT YOUR PORTFOLIO FOR YEARS TO COMEBERNHARD WARNEROCTOBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
Ghost tours capitalize on this hereditary paranoia by forcing the mind to wrestle with ambiguity.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The Red Scare injected paranoia into American culture, inducing a paralyzing dread at the prospect of Communist infiltration.
‘ALL ABOUT EVE’ AT 70TOM JOUDREYSEPTEMBER 25, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Following a Joe Rogan podcast appearance a few years back where McInnes talked of the Proud Boys as a gang and dropped the above “I want violence” line, there were dark murmurings and paranoia that the group had started to appear on the FBI’s radar.
WHEN DID GAVIN MCINNES LOSE HIS MIND?EUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OZY
Paranoia, as it is called, mild delusional insanity, may assert itself and then may persist for the rest of life.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The most significant consideration with regard to paranoia is the fact that it is practically always hereditary.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
After the persecutory stage in paranoia, comes the third, or so-called expansive period of the disease.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
There are usually three stages of paranoia described by authorities in mental diseases.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Krafft-Ebing said that he never saw a case of true and reasonably well developed paranoia without hereditary taint.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
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