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paranoia

noun delusional insanity, delusions, dissased mind, disordered reason, insanity, lunacy, madness, mania, mental aberration, mental disease, phobia, unreaaonable fear, unreasonable fright
See also: insanity
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In another report by Android Geeks, the Paranoid Android Legacy Team has reportedly been working on their AOSPA Android 4.
It is clear you were severely mentally ill at the time, suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
As a result, the government has shielded itself with like-minded, paranoid supporters against outside attacks.
Absolute OpenBSD; Unix for the practical paranoid, 2d ed.
The child killer suffers from long-term paranoid schizophrenia which does not "just fade away and die", according to the clinician in charge of his care at high security Ashworth Hospital in Merseyside.
A PARANOID schizophrenic who ran down and killed a mother of three in a hit-and-run frenzy aimed at killing many more has been detained in a secure hospital indefinitely.
Ahmadi-nejad once again use his trip to the UN not to address the legitimate aspirations of the Iranian people but to instead spout paranoid theories and repulsive smears against Israel.
The US and Israel are acting as paranoid as the Jim Jones cult that led to the murder/suicide of over 900 people.
Jacko's former bodyguard told The Sun that the tragic superstar, who died of an overdose of propofol in 2009, ordered the move in a drug-fuelled paranoid rage.
There's a picture building up of this man who is very paranoid and a regime that's increasingly feeling under pressure and beginning to fracture.
Summary: MI6 is reported to have told David Cameron the Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is increasingly paranoid and "on the run.
Perhaps he was feeling a bit paranoid and worrying you might object to his ringing your wife.