Paranoid vs Cowardly - What's the difference?

paranoid | cowardly |


As adjectives the difference between paranoid and cowardly

is that paranoid is of, related to, or suffering from paranoia while cowardly is showing cowardice; lacking in courage; basely or weakly fearful.

As a noun paranoid

is someone suffering from paranoia.

As an adverb cowardly is

in the manner of a coward.

paranoid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, related to, or suffering from paranoia
  • Exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others
  • Maybe I'm paranoid , but that doesn't mean that they are not out to get me.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Someone suffering from paranoia
  • cowardly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In the manner of a coward.
  • * , Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.48:
  • I love to follow them, but not so cowardly , as my life remaine thereby in subjection.

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Showing cowardice; lacking in courage; basely or weakly fearful.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The cowardly rascals that ran from the battle.
  • * Burke
  • The cowardly rashness of those who dare not look danger in the face.