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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
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • His was the case of a dual personality of conflicting inheritance.

    City of Endless Night Milo Hastings
  • Because of this his few friends who were aware of his dual personality were puzzled.

    The Doctor of Pimlico William Le Queux
  • This explains the dual personality about which Wilbur and I had an argument the other day.

    The Mask

    Arthur Hornblow
  • It is as if one had a dual personality, the one I being entirely unconscious of the other.

    The Good Soldier Ford Madox Ford
  • But you may not know that the dual personality is highly developed in him.

    The Gilded Man Clifford Smyth
  • In the excitement of the moment she might give away the secret of her dual personality.

    Hour of Enchantment Roy J. Snell
  • You certainly had your hands full—a dual personality and a nymphomaniac.

    The Bright Messenger Algernon Blackwood
  • There are two Zoroasters, or rather a sort of dual personality.

  • Because she suffered from a dual personality complicated by amnesia.

    The Book of Gud Dan Spain
  • For from the moment that a man becomes a soldier his dual personality begins.

    A Student in Arms Donald Hankey

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