noun: The feeling or the belief that everyone around is out to get you.
- ascription Definition: (noun) Assigning some quality or character to a person or thing. Synonyms: attribution. Usage: The ascription to me of honors I had not earned left me feeling guilty and ashamed. Discuss
- egotism Definition: (noun) An inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others. Synonyms: self-importance. Usage: I confess, too, that I was irritated by the egotism which seemed to demand that every line of my pamphlet should be devoted to his own special doings. Discuss
- skitterbrook noun: A coward.
- scrapegut noun: A fiddler.