Schizo Definition

skĭtsō
schizos
noun
A schizophrenic person.
American Heritage Medicine
Schizo is short for schizophrenic, which is defined as a person who has a mental disease shown by acting in different ways, hallucinating, having multiple personalities and delusions.
An example of a schizo is someone who has multiple personalities.
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adjective
Schizophrenic.
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Webster's New World
The definition of schizo is short for schizophrenic, which means relating to the mental disorder of hallucinations, acting in conflicting ways, having multiple personalities and delusions.
An example of schizo used as an adjective is in the phrase "schizo behavior," which means behavior where a person has multiple personalities.
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prefix
Split; cleft.
Schizocarp.
American Heritage Medicine
Cleavage; fission.
Schizogenesis.
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Schizophrenia.
Schizoid.
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affix
Split, cleavage, division.
Schizocarp.
Webster's New World
Schizophrenia.
Schizoid.
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Other Word Forms of Schizo

Noun

Singular:
schizo
Plural:
schizos

Origin of Schizo

  • ModL < Gr schizein, to cleave, cut < IE *skeid- < base *skei-, to cut, separate > shin, L scindere, to cut

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin from Greek skhizo- from skhizein to split skei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek σχίζω (skhizō, “I split").

    From Wiktionary

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