how to pronounce paranoid

/ˈpæɹ.ən.ɔɪd/

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paranoid is pronounced in three syllables

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pæɹənɔɪd

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An example use of paranoid in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… spies by the paranoid public in fact …”

meanings of paranoid

adjective:

  1. Exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others.
  2. Of, related to, or suffering from paranoia.

noun:

  1. Someone suffering from paranoia.

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