Definition of Breakup

1. Noun. The termination or disintegration of a relationship (between persons or nations).

Exact synonyms: Dissolution
Generic synonyms: Conclusion, Ending, Termination
Specialized synonyms: Splitsville, Annulment, Invalidation
Derivative terms: Break Up, Dissolve

2. Noun. Coming apart.
Exact synonyms: Detachment, Separation
Generic synonyms: Alteration, Change, Modification
Specialized synonyms: Breach, Break, Falling Out, Rift, Rupture, Severance, Break
Derivative terms: Break Up, Break Up, Detach, Separate

Definition of Breakup

1. n. Disruption; a separation and dispersion of the parts or members; as, a break-up of an assembly or dinner party; a break-up of the government.

Definition of Breakup

1. Noun. The act of breaking up; disintegration or division ¹

2. Noun. The termination of a sexual relationship ¹

3. Noun. A loss of emotional control; a breakdown ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Breakup

1. the act of breaking up [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Breakup

breaks even
breaks in
breaks into
breaks loose
breaks off
breaks out
breaks the fourth wall
breaks up
breakstone
breakthrough
breakthrough pain
breakthrough pains
breakthroughs
breaktime
breaktimes
breakups
breakwall
breakwalls
breakwater
breakwaters
breaky
breamed
breaming
breamlike
breams
breare
breares
breaskit

Literary usage of Breakup

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1. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Thus, prior to breakup, the water beneath the ice of the subaqueous portion of the delta is as saline or more saline than average Arctic Ocean seawater, ..."

2. Hydropolitics along the Jordan River; Scarce Water and Its Impact on the by Aaron T. Wolf (1995)
"The breakup of the USSR has also contributed to water quality deterioration, with nascent economies finding few resources for environmental problems, ..."

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