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Meaning of PERSONALITY

Pronunciation:  `pursu'nalitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual; "their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"
  2. [n]  a person of considerable prominence; "she is a Hollywood personality"
 

PERSONALITY is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: anal personality, anal retentive personality, attribute, celebrity, character, diffidence, famous person, fiber, fibre, genital personality, human, identity, individual, individuality, mortal, narcissistic personality, nature, obsessive-compulsive personality, oral personality, person, personableness, personal identity, self-distrust, self-doubt, somebody, someone, soul, trait

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per`son*al"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Personalities}. [Cf. F.
personnalit['e]. Cf. {Personality}.]
1. That which constitutes distinction of person;
   individuality.

         Personality is individuality existing in itself, but
         with a nature as a ground.            --Coleridge.

2. Something said or written which refers to the person,
   conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of
   a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks; as,
   indulgence in personalities.

         Sharp personalities were exchanged.   --Macaulay.

3. (Law) That quality of a law which concerns the condition,
   state, and capacity of persons. --Burrill.

 
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