Meaning of “paranoid” in the English Dictionary

"paranoid" in English

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uk /ˈpær.ən.ɔɪd/ us /ˈper.ə.nɔɪd/

(Definition of “paranoid” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈpær·əˌnɔɪd/

anxious because you do not feel you can trust others, or medical suffering from paranoia:

My husband is very paranoid about making sure everything’s locked.

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The fact is that we are here now facing a very simple process and yet there are petitions, paranoid talk of plots and industrial lobbies mimicking consumer concerns.
His attitude is ridiculous and paranoid.

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