1 : an unfounded, or irrational belief that your employment will be terminated at any moment, for any reason
2 : a tendency on the part of an individual or group toward excessive or irrational suspiciousness and distrustfulness of others
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, madness, from paranous demented, from para- + nous mind
Date : circa 2006
Kyle's darylnoia irritated his employees so much, they all (ironically) quit.