Definition of divided
- a divided highway
- divided loyalties
- familiar objects from which she had never dreamed of being divided
- —James Joyce
Experts are sharply divided on the issue.
The issue has created a deeply divided nation.
She feels like she only gets her mother's divided attention.
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: separated by different opinions : in a state of disagreement
: given to two or more people or things rather than to just one person or thing
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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