Translation of paranoia in Spanish:

paranoia

Pronunciation: /ˌpærəˈnɔɪə/

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  • 1.1 [Psych] paranoia (f)
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    • 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.
    1.2 (fear, suspicion) [colloquial/familiar] manía (f)
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    • 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.

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