schizoid etymology

English word schizoid comes from English -oid, Ancient Greek σχίζω

Detailed word origin of schizoid

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-oid English (eng) Of similar form to, but not the same as. Having the likeness of. Forms adjectives and nouns.
σχίζω Ancient Greek (grc)
schizoid English (eng) (archaic) schizophrenic. (figurative) Behaving as if one has more than one personality; wildly changeable.. Characterized by social withdrawal and flat affect (archaic) someone with schizophrenia. Someone with schizoid personality disorder.

Words with the same origin as schizoid

Descendants of -oid
alkaloid asteroid cannabinoid colloidal cycloid designoid factoid fibroid humanoid insectoid keloid mechanoid mong mongoloid monoid negro opioid paranoid planetoid roid solenoid sphenoid steroid trapezoid
Descendants of σχίζω
schizophrenia