• Of, relating to, or having a personality disorder marked by extreme shyness, flat affect, reclusiveness, discomfort with others, and an inability to form close relationships.
  • Of, relating to, or suggestive of schizophrenia. No longer in scientific use.
  • Informal. Relating to or characterized by the coexistence of disparate or antagonistic elements: “This schizoid town is part resort, part sardine cannery” (Jean Anderson).

n.    A schizoid person.

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