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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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An exhaustive discussion of every lyric from their album Paranoid, including early versions of lyrics, such as "Walpurgis," and extra titles like "Jack the Stripper.
Extraversion, Agreeableness and partially Openness to experience do not fit in the general picture of a paranoid personality--which rests this "case.
Six of the company's new developers were poached from Paranoid Android, including the American Aaron, the Android technical giant.
The Paranoid Android team guarantees users that they have worked on number of tweaks ensuring stability.
Others face paranoid delusions such as everyone is out to cause them harm, few face delusion of grandeur letting them to believe of their fame, wealth, relationship with famous persons, superior qualities such as ability to fly etc.
The reality is that ever since the pariah state embarked on a dangerous cult of leadership idolatry six decades ago, it has degenerated into a tyrannical and paranoid rump feeding on fears, torture and collective brain-washing of its people.
As a result, the government has shielded itself with like-minded, paranoid supporters against outside attacks.
One should be paranoid when it comes to the Internet because there is always someone who wants to own your computer, cautions Lucas (Absolute FreeSBD).
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.