Pronoia means: Unfounded belief that everybody is trying to help you. (in Community Dictionary, added by Dania Raymond)

What else does Pronoia mean?

  • It is the illusion that others think more highly of you than you actually are. Paranoia is the opposite. (in Community Dictionary, added by Smectic)
  • We should all be able to recognize the mental condition of pronoia. The opposite of paranoia, pronoia can be described as a neologism: a feeling that there’s a conspiracy to benefit the individual. This term is used also to refer to a belief system that is secretly beneficial to people. -AH Simkins. (in Community Dictionary, added by Jon Clayton)
  • It is a wonderful illusion that everybody wants to make you happy. Cf. paranoia. (in Community Dictionary, added by Jovan Carey)