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Definition of schizophrenia noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

schizophrenia

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌskɪtsəˈfriniə//
 
, NAmE//ˌskɪtsəˈfrɛniə//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a mental illness in which a person becomes unable to link thought, emotion, and behavior, leading to withdrawal from reality and personal relationships
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: schizophrenia