Definitions for: Personality

[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"
[n] a person of considerable prominence; "she is a Hollywood personality"

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

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.

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

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