schizophrenic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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schizophrenicnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌskɪt.səˈfren.ɪk/
someone who ​suffers from ​schizophrenia
schizophrenic
adjective uk   us  
schizophrenic ​patients/​symptoms
schizophrenically
adverb uk   us   /-ɪ.kəl.i/
(Definition of schizophrenic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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schizophrenicnoun [C]

 us   /ˌskɪt·səˈfren·ɪk/ (short form schizo,  /ˈskɪt·soʊ/ )
a ​person who has schizophrenia

schizophrenicadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌskɪt·səˈfren·ɪk/ (short form schizo,  /ˈskɪt·soʊ/ )
relating to or having schizophrenia: schizophrenic ​patients
(Definition of schizophrenic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “schizophrenic”
in Arabic فِصامي…
in Korean 정신 분열증의…
in Portuguese esquizofrênico…
in Catalan esquizofrènic…
in Japanese 統合失調症の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精神分裂症患者…
in Turkish şizofrenik…
in Russian шизофренический…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精神分裂症患者…
in Italian schizofrenico, -a…
in Polish schizofreniczny…
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