paranoid personality


A personality disorder characterized by unwarranted mistrust and suspicion, hypersensitivity to the words or actions of others, and rigidity of emotions or behavior.

Nearby words

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  2. plum curculio,
  3. plum duff,
  4. plum pudding,
  5. plum tomato,
  6. plumassier,
  7. plumate,
  8. plumb,
  9. plumb bob,
  10. plumb joint

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