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split personality

Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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Examples from the web for split personality
  • There is great confusion over the erroneous belief that schizophrenia is the same as a split personality.
  • And it has the added problem of a split personality of its own.
  • High-tech metal models dominate amateur ranks, lending the national pastime a strangely split personality.
  • It's a good example of the split personality of the minimum wage.
  • People with schizophrenia, however, do not have a split personality.
British Dictionary definitions for split personality

split personality

noun
1.
the tendency to change rapidly in mood or temperament
2.
a nontechnical term for multiple personality
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split personality in Medicine

split personality n.
See multiple personality.

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