splitting

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

splitting (plural splittings)

  1. An instance where something splits.
  2. (psychology) A division in the mind, or affecting one's sense of self.
    • 2007, Brett Kahr, Sex and the Psyche, Penguin 2008, p. 308:
      In other words, something troubling, such as being discovered in the toilets in a shaming way, can be both remembered and also pushed to the periphery of consciousness, a process that psychotherapists refer to as ‘splitting’.
  3. (chemistry) The cleavage of a covalent bond.

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Adjective[edit]

splitting (comparative more splitting, superlative most splitting)

  1. Resembling the sound of something being split or ripped.
  2. Severe.
    I have a splitting headache.

Verb[edit]

splitting

  1. Present participle of split.