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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This affiant further states that at a meeting held at his office a few days before the defense rested their case [one of two named doctors] said that he regarded Prendergast as a paranoiac, but that he knew the difference between right and wrong and that he had the power of doing or not doing the act, if he had felt so disposed, for which he was being tried.
But now suddenly, through some paranoiac mania of racial superiority, or some obscene sadism of political strategy, persecution is renewed, and men are commanded to render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and unto Caesar the things that are God's.
That last characterization came, naturally, from the dank recesses of the right-wing conspiratorial world, a paranoiac place in which Mrs.
Process" in Bart6kian terms is linked to extant archival materials, and source studies, in turn, are embroiled with a preservation of the composer's legacy that is passionate at best and paranoiac at worst.
By 1948, Stalin, having entered his paranoiac and quasi dementia state, unleashed a vicious campaign against Jewish "nationalists," "cosmopolitans," and saboteurs.
Although Kater implies no ur-cause to so much immorality in the realm of music, it seems to lie evident throughout all three volumes--the chauvinistic, increasingly narrow definitions of "what is German" converted into a paranoiac, exclusionary, musical myopia, which in turn was enforced by sanctioned governmental violence.
players and hangers-on in an elaborate, at times paranoiac, portrayal of the city that smacks of Marcel Proust and Don DeLillo.
Yet in the paranoiac anti-communist maelstrom on the 1950s, an American newspaper characterized the future Nobel Peace Prize laureate as precisely that.
The Cultural Revolution was, thus, not the counterattack of an ill, aging, increasingly paranoiac Mao against his enemies, who had wrested power from him, but a Machiavellian attempt by the Chairman to prolong his power through the promotion of what he knew best: revolution.
Sinatra's heartbreaking "Willow Weep for Me" no more redeems right-wing, skirt-chasing boozehounds as a group than the Cantos redeem right-wing, paranoiac racists (redundant, that).
At the moment, these are open questions; they should be considered in the light of evidence, not dismissed as the ravings of a paranoiac.
Shimba apparently mistrusts the seeming legacy of friendship that Kaunda built up with Tanzania -- the same paranoiac suspicions that apparently cloud Zambia's relations with Mandela's South Africa.