Definition of split-personality disorder in English:

split-personality disorder

noun

  • less common term for multiple-personality disorder
    • ‘‘Part of schizophrenia is paranoia, though,’ said Colleluori, ‘which is far more common than split-personality disorder.’’
    • ‘As almost everyone knows, Gollum is the character from The Lord of the Rings trilogy with a severe split-personality disorder.’
    • ‘I think I'm going to have to fall back on my original diagnosis of Kristof as a columnist with split-personality disorder.’
    • ‘They won't shy away from controversy, and already their film is being attacked for its handling of split-personality disorder.’
    • ‘This gripping first novel is a moving study of split-personality disorder and of a psychiatrist's desperate efforts to rescue a tragically lost soul.’

Pronunciation:

split-personality disorder

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