Definition of Personality

1. Noun. The complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual. "It is his nature to help others"




2. Noun. A person of considerable prominence. "She is a Hollywood personality"
Generic synonyms: Celebrity, Famous Person

Definition of Personality

1. n. That which constitutes distinction of person; individuality.

Definition of Personality

1. Noun. A set of qualities that make a person (or thing) distinct from another. ¹

2. Noun. An assumed role or manner of behavior. ¹

3. Noun. A celebrity. ¹

4. Noun. Charisma, or qualities that make a person stand out from the crowd. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personality

1. [n -TIES]

Medical Definition of Personality

1. Behaviour-response patterns that characterise the individual. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Personality

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"—Many modern schools of philosophy hold that personality is constituted not by any ... Hence accepting Locke's definition of personality there would be two ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Finally, for the complete constitution of personality this compositum must ... —Many modern schools of philosophy hold that personality is constituted not ..."

3. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1903)
"The inquiry begins by discussing the subliminal structure, in disease or health, of those two familiar phases of human personality, ordinary waking and ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1873)
"The assertion that the notion of " personality " implies limitation, and is applicable only to what is finite and relative, but not to the absolute, ..."

5. The Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research by American Society for Psychical Research (1907)
"SYNOPSIS: I. Apprehension of Another's personality: (a) Of the Bodily Self. 1. ... Apprehension of One's Own personality: (a) As Shown in Consciousness. 3. ..."

6. The Monist by Hegeler Institute (1901)
"This is the first work, so far as we know, devoted to a consideration of personality as a philosophical principle. Much has been written incidentally as to ..."

7. Journal of Theological Studies (1901)
"THE present paper is less an attempt to show how the Idea of personality may ... By ' personality,' then, I understand a consciousness such as we all have ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"SCIENCE FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 1917 CONTENTS The American Association for the Advancement of Science: — personality as Revealed by the Content of Images: ..."

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