split personality

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split per·son·al·i·ty • n. less common term for multiple personality. ∎ archaic term for schizophrenia.

Split Personality

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606. Split Personality

  1. Haller, Harry middle-aged man battles two selves. [Ger. Lit.: Steppenwolf ]
  2. Jekyll, Dr., and Mr . Hyde upright physician reduced to animality by potion. [Br. Lit.: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde ]
  3. Three Faces of Eve, The story of woman with three distinct personalities. [Am. Cinema: Bawden, 757 (Woodward, Joanne)]