[ UK /skˈɪtsɔɪd/ ]
- marked by withdrawal and inability to form close relationships
- of or relating to or characteristic of schizophrenia
- characterized by symptoms similar to but less severe than schizophrenia
How To Use schizoid In A Sentence
- The rationale for this schizoid behavior is that it's necessary for promoting a coherent media image.
- Let's not be prudes and have this schizoid attitude towards sex!
- MB: You frequently quote the organizer Saul Alinsky about the need for organizers to be "well-integrated schizoids" -- ready to polarize to mobilize and then depolarize to settle. Matt Bieber: Marshall Ganz, Obama's 2008 Organizer-in-Chief, On the Moral Urgency of Occupy Wall Street
- It is a schizoid text of herstory, and the moments in the texts when she aspires towards primordial ideological bullying are way off the mark.
- Schizotypal disorder is more complicated than schizoid disorder because it has at least two dimensions: (1) loss of emotional expression and avolition, and (2) eccentric behavior. The Neuropsychiatric Guide to Modern Everyday Psychiatry
- Leave it to them to balance the uproariously bizarre with the mentally disturbed to create a wonderfully schizoid DVD package.
- The survey found no gender differences in the prevalence of obsessive-compulsive, schizoid, or histrionic personality disorders.
- She must have been going through a lot, trying to deal with the fact that her youngest daughter was a schizoid.
- This schizoid creation features Farfisa, guitar, bass, drums and occasional chanting, but horns and strings drop in for big orchestral melées as well as cold, ambient wanderings.
- The flip side is the hypocrisy of not admitting the U.S. need for cheap labor, which contradicts its schizoid defensive posture of trying to stem the tide.