|1.||psychol denoting a personality disorder characterized by lack of close relationships with other people and more than usual self-absorption|
|2.||informal, offensive characterized by or showing conflicting or contradictory attitudes, ideas, etc|
|3.||a person who has a schizoid personality|
|usage Rather than referring to someone as a schizoid it is better to talk about a person with a schizoid personality disorder.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
schizoid schiz·oid (skĭt'soid')
Of, relating to, or having a personality marked by extreme shyness, seclusiveness, and an inability to form close friendships or social relationships.