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Meaning of PERSONA

Pronunciation:  pur'sownu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (Jungian psychology) a personal facade one presents to the world; "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
  2. [n]  an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"

PERSONA is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: character, image, part, role, theatrical role
 See Also: appearance, baddie, bit part, characterization, enactment, heavy, hero, heroine, ingenue, minor role, name part, personation, portrayal, title role, villain, visual aspect



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Per*so"na\, n.; pl. {Person[ae]}. [L.] (Biol.)
Same as {Person}, n., 8.

Thesaurus Terms
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