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paranoid
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Multiple Meanings
paranoid — used casually

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.
Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
excessively suspicious that others want to harm you; or excessively fearful
paranoid — used clinically

She was diagnosed with paranoid personality disorder.
suffering from a psychological disorder characterized by a mistaken belief that others "are out to get me"
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