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fracturing

  1. present participle of fracture

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fracturing (plural fracturings)

  1. The act by which something is fractured.
    • 2013, Mary Elene Wood, Life Writing and Schizophrenia, page 277:
      In her own view, she was most likely predisposed neurophysiologically to schizophrenia in such a way that her psyche could not tolerate the fracturings that others weathered while maintaining a functioning life.