Translation of paranoia in Spanish:


paranoia, n.

Pronunciation /ˌpɛrəˈnɔɪə/ /ˌparəˈnɔɪə/

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  • 1

    paranoia feminine
    • He spent some time in America and there he began to show signs of paranoia and other aspects of mental disturbance.
    • Twenty years of turmoil followed; five breakdowns including episodes of paranoia and delusions.
    • Mr Crosland said Day's use of amphetamines had caused delusions and paranoia.
    • He said people suffering from paranoia are known to have a capacity to be very dangerous.
    • The most common symptom of paranoia is the belief that someone or something is persecuting you.
  • 2 informal

    (fear, suspicion)
    manía feminine
    • Setting aside suspicion and paranoia, surely highways officials must have a plan for the future of this area.
    • On the space station that orbits Solaris, paranoia has evolved into a degree of mistrust, bordering on terror.
    • The atmosphere of universal suspicion and vigilance of the Terror years was not irrational paranoia.
    • In many cases, these suspicions may be so unreasonable as to border on paranoia.
    • Live in a state of perpetual paranoia and always know what your competitors are doing.
    • Well it was too late now and my jealousy and paranoia grew on one fateful Friday afternoon.
    • Let it never be said that the Left doesn't have its fair share of paranoia and persecution complexes.
    • Face it, our information is safer when we have a healthy dose of paranoia regarding it.
    • She felt paranoia and panic rising up to claim her, but she wouldn't let that happen.
    • I almost thought I could see a dark shape through the veil of flames, but I passed it off as paranoia.
    • It is a tale of psychological terror and at its heart are paranoia and fear.
    • When two young men are driving along the highway one evening, they are flagged down by a cop and anxiety soon turns to paranoia.
    • She looked like she was on the edge of paranoia from being watched as though she was on display.
    • I think paranoia is only useful if you're in combat and need to be constantly ready to kill.
    • Who expects to find an aging Spanish nanny at the center of a tale of religious hysteria, paranoia, murder and revenge?
    • This is a city prone to paranoia at the best of times, as personified by that quintessential New Yorker, Woody Allen.
    • The paranoia of a parent who's lost their child is easy to empathise with and makes gripping drama.
    • America's predominant mental state was one of anticommunist paranoia.
    • The film succeeds because we are made to feel a little bit of the confusion, paranoia and madness of war.
    • In any organism, person, organisation, or even country stress leads to paranoia.