paranoia

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See also: Paranoia, paranóia, and paranoïa

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness), from παράνοος (paránoos, demented), from παρά (pará, beyond, beside) + νόος (nóos, mind, spirit).

Surface analysis is para- (abnormal, beyond) +‎ nous (mind) +‎ -ia ((medical) condition).

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paranoia (countable and uncountable, plural paranoias)

  1. A psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution, conspiracy and perceived threat against the person, often associated with false accusations and general mistrust of others
    Antonym: pronoia
  2. Extreme, irrational distrust of others.

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References[edit]

  • ‖Paranoia, paranœa” listed on page 460 of volume VII (O, P) of A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles [1st ed., 1909]
      ‖Paranoia (pærănoi·ă), paranœa (-nī·ă). Path. [mod.L. a. Gr. παράνοια, f. παράνο-ος distracted, f. παρα- beside + νό-ος, νοῦς mind.] Mental derangement; spec. chronic mental unsoundness characterized by delusions or hallucinations, esp. of grandeur, persecution, etc. [¶; 4 quots.: 1857, 1891, 1892, 1899; ¶] Hence Paranoi·ac, -œ·ac, a. adj. afflicted with paranoia; b. sb.; also Parano·ic, -nœ·ic a. [¶; 3 quots.: 1857, 1892, 1899]

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).

Noun[edit]

paranoia f (plural paranoies)

  1. paranoia

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).

Noun[edit]

paranoia f

  1. paranoia

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).

Noun[edit]

paranoia

  1. paranoia

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌpaː.raːˈnoː.jaː/
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  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧noia

Noun[edit]

paranoia f (uncountable)

  1. (psychology) paranoia

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Adjective[edit]

paranoia (not comparable)

  1. (informal) paranoid
Synonym: paranoïde

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɒrɒnojɒ]
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧no‧ia
  • Rhymes: -jɒ

Noun[edit]

paranoia

  1. (psychology) paranoia (a psychotic disorder)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative paranoia paranoiák
accusative paranoiát paranoiákat
dative paranoiának paranoiáknak
instrumental paranoiával paranoiákkal
causal-final paranoiáért paranoiákért
translative paranoiává paranoiákká
terminative paranoiáig paranoiákig
essive-formal paranoiaként paranoiákként
essive-modal
inessive paranoiában paranoiákban
superessive paranoián paranoiákon
adessive paranoiánál paranoiáknál
illative paranoiába paranoiákba
sublative paranoiára paranoiákra
allative paranoiához paranoiákhoz
elative paranoiából paranoiákból
delative paranoiáról paranoiákról
ablative paranoiától paranoiáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
paranoiáé paranoiáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
paranoiáéi paranoiákéi
Possessive forms of paranoia
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. paranoiám paranoiáim
2nd person sing. paranoiád paranoiáid
3rd person sing. paranoiája paranoiái
1st person plural paranoiánk paranoiáink
2nd person plural paranoiátok paranoiáitok
3rd person plural paranoiájuk paranoiáik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).

Noun[edit]

paranoia f (plural paranoie)

  1. (psychology, figuratively) paranoia

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness).

Noun[edit]

paranoia f (plural paranoias)

  1. paranoia (a psychotic disorder characterised by delusions of persecution)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παράνοια (paránoia, madness). More at paranoia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paɾaˈnoja/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧no‧ia

Noun[edit]

paranoia f (plural paranoias)

  1. paranoia

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