paranoiac


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par·a·noi·ac

(par'ă-noy'ak),
1. Relating to or affected with paranoia.
2. One who is suffering from paranoia.

paranoiac

(păr′ə-noi′ăk′, -noi′ĭk)
n.
A paranoid.
adj.
Of, relating to, or resembling paranoia.

par·a·noi·ac

(par'ă-noy'ak)
1. Relating to or affected with paranoia.
2. One who is suffering from paranoia.

paranoiac

(păr-ă-noy′ăk)
1. Concerning or afflicted with paranoia.
2. One suffering from paranoia.
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Bekhterev checked the dictator, returned to the convention and told colleagues he had 'examined a paranoiac with a dry, small hand'.
Drawing his inspiration from the interpretative vision of the paranoiac, Dali explores the psychic "mechanism" specific of this mental disorder, which reveals to the eye a distorted perception that however allows him, through the systematic association of the features of external objects with those of the "obsessive" image" that haunts his subconscious, to re-create the former, in accordance with the logic of his subconscious drives, over-determining their contours and structure.
I sink, Beneath the mind-waves, I float, into Paranoiac apathy; Occasionally I actually un-think All of those think things, my thoughts Go out of sync.
Elmira is not exactly a sympathetic character; she comes across as a paranoiac. Determined to fight fire with fire, Elmira concocts some potions of her own, even as her own mishaps continue--culminating in the night of the election, as she ascends the dais to make her speech in a state of physical and mental disorientation.
Cue all attention shifting to Vicarage Road where a goal for Middlesbrough against Watford would have made things paranoiac for the Bluebirds with reports suggesting only Hornets 'keeper Scott Loach was standing in the way of disaster happening.
Passing laws that affect all corporations generally does not favor one over another--you'd have to be a real paranoiac to smell a rat in that.
Sansom's books do for adults; it recreates vividly the paranoiac world of the early reformation where, like Russia in the thirties, the party line shifts from day to day and the most sincere are most at risk.
Significantly, one could locate the subject-states in a capitalist society between 'the paranoiac' and 'the schizo.' A remnant of despotism, with its relatively fixed social codes, the paranoiac relentlessly repels new connections of production.
Ethiopia, in its own paranoiac and often self-defeating reaction, used an ASWJ General to sabotage the effort.
Hinds presents his study as "a self-contained rendering of the Plot," and part of the promise of such a rendering, focusing on the circulation of political information, lies in its potential further to qualify John Kenyon's view of the plot as an expression of "mass hysteria" or "mass hypnotism," "a classic panic" characterized by "paranoiac fear" of Catholics, a political culture of "continual conspiracy," and "popular fury" resulting from "almost total ignorance" of reliable political news (Kenyon, Popish Plot, 5, 9, 13, 111, 115-16, 202, 272-73.
Germany's Duke of Brunswick was an overweight, autocratic paranoiac who was kicked out of his fiefdom by a peasant uprising.
If Henry also suffered from McLeod syndrome, a genetic disorder specific to the Kell blood group, it would explain why he turned from a strong, athletic, generous individual in his first 40 years to the monstrous paranoiac he would become, virtually immobilized by massive weight gain and leg ailments.