Schizoid



adjective
1.
Psychology. of or relating to a personality disorder marked by dissociation, passivity, withdrawal, inability to form warm social relationships, and indifference to praise or criticism.
2.
Informal. of or relating to schizophrenia or to multiple personality.
noun
3.
a schizoid person.
adjective
1.
(psychol) denoting a personality disorder characterized by lack of close relationships with other people and more than usual self-absorption
2.
(informal, offensive) characterized by or showing conflicting or contradictory attitudes, ideas, etc
noun
3.
a person who has a schizoid personality

schizoid schiz·oid (skĭt’soid’)
adj.

Schizophrenic.

Of, relating to, or having a personality marked by extreme shyness, seclusiveness, and an inability to form close friendships or social relationships.

n.
A schizoid or schizophrenic person.

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