Paranoia – The irrational and persistent feeling that people are "out to get you"
The parakeet was more than an annoyance (paranoia) now, it was out to get me!
Examples of paranoia in a sentence
Paranoia kicked in the second I got on stage – I was convinced everyone was laughing at me.
The old man was so paranoid he wouldn't leave his house.
My paranoia started off mild, but I now feel like everybody I know is after me.