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dual personality

noun, Psychology
1.
a disorder in which an individual possesses two dissociated personalities.
Origin of dual personality
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Unquestionably—with unfavorable developments, dual personality complications—I wrote you.

    Possessed Cleveland Moffett
  • His was the case of a dual personality of conflicting inheritance.

    City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
  • What would they make out of these contradictory attitudes of the dual personality?

    The Great Miss Driver Anthony Hope
  • Because of this his few friends who were aware of his dual personality were puzzled.

    The Doctor of Pimlico William Le Queux
  • He was born in 1862, of a Flemish father and a Walloon mother, which resulted in a sort of dual personality.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • But you may not know that the dual personality is highly developed in him.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
  • The dual personality which is typically exemplified in somnambulism and in the hypnotic state is thus induced.

  • In the excitement of the moment she might give away the secret of her dual personality.

    Hour of Enchantment Roy J. Snell
  • Somewhere, and by straight line of descent, these two parties to my dual personality were connected.

    Before Adam Jack London
  • You certainly had your hands full—a dual personality and a nymphomaniac.

    The Bright Messenger Algernon Blackwood

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