Example sentences for: paranoia

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

  • 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.

  • Question: Is it sloppy writing or just paranoia that leads the WSJ to state that "for years," Microsoft has required personal computer makers that license Windows 95 to also install Internet Explorer?

  • Another set of experiences that would affect the capacity of the CIA to cope with the new terrorism traced back to the early Cold War, when the Agency developed a concern, bordering on paranoia, about penetration by the Soviet KGB.

  • Burne-Jones explained, with characteristic vagueness and paranoia, that he had depicted "a sort of Sirenland--I don't know when or where--not Greek Sirens, but any sirens, anywhere, that lure men on to destruction."

  • After a crash, the crowd's silence feeds an athlete's paranoia, depression, and despair.

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