Example sentences for: paranoia

How can you use “paranoia” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Today's paranoia about the Earth Mama also owes something to millenarianism, both religious and environmental.

  • His comic acting style is based on a gunfighter's paranoia, on letting others speak (and draw) first; the verbal forwardness of Everett sits uneasily on his 68-year-old frame.

  • Just below the happy nature's-bounty song promoted by REI lies the low hum of outdoor culture's ugliest trait, a possessive paranoia that keeps outsiders out and insiders in.

  • The larger truths are all there, and some of the smaller ones, too--like the idea that Nixon's paranoia would extend even to his dog (another Checkers), or that Woodward and Bernstein might seem as vain and as clumsily ambitious as the felons they're pursuing.

  • Speaking of paranoia: In retrospect, maybe Hillary Clinton wasn't so crazy to be concerned about ridding the White House of Bush holdovers when her husband took office.


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