transitive verb
seg·men·tal·ize | \segˈmentᵊlˌīz\

Definition of segmentalize 

: to divide or separate into segments our larger segmentalized and confused mass society— Kimball Young introduces experimentally the concept of wholes in place of segmentalized thinking and acting— H. A. Dobbs

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