Definitions for multiple personality

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mul′tiple personal′ity(n.)

  1. a mental disorder in which a person acquires several personalities that function independently.

    Category: Psychiatry

Origin of multiple personality:

1900–05

Princeton's WordNet

  1. split personality, multiple personality(noun)

    a relatively rare dissociative disorder in which the usual integrity of the personality breaks down and two or more independent personalities emerge

Wiktionary

  1. multiple personality(Noun)

    A dissociative disorder in which several distinct identities or personality states alternate in controlling the sufferer's consciousness and behaviour

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