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Pronunciation: skiz'oyd

Definition: Socially isolated, withdrawn, having few (if any) friends or social relationships; resembling the personality features characteristic of schizophrenia, but in a milder form.

[schizo(phrenia), + G. eidos, resemblance]

See Also: schizoid personality

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