1) ADJ-GRADED If you say that someone is paranoid, you mean that they are extremely suspicious and afraid of other people.

I'm not going to get paranoid about it.

...a paranoid politician who saw enemies all around him. increasingly paranoid and fearful society.

2) ADJ Someone who is paranoid suffers from the mental illness of paranoia.

...paranoid delusions.

...a paranoid schizophrenic.

A paranoid is someone who is paranoid.

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