Definition of Personhood

1. Noun. Being a person. "Finding her own personhood as a campus activist"

Generic synonyms: Identity, Individuality, Personal Identity
Derivative terms: Person



Definition of Personhood

1. Noun. The state or period of being a person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Personhood

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Personhood

personalties
personalty
personas
personas non grata
personated
personates
personating
personation
personations
personative
personator
personators
personeities
personeity
personhood (current term)
personhoods
personifacation
personifacations
personification
personifications
personified
personifier
personifiers
personifies
personify
personifying
personize
personized
personizes

Literary usage of Personhood

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

1. Paradoxes of Free Will by Gunther Siegmund Stent (2002)
"Chapter Five personhood Virtually every moral issue hinges on the unique metaphysical standing of persons, since personhood confers on its bearers rights ..."

2. Under Heaven's Brow: Pre-Christian Religious Tradition in Chuuk by Ward Hunt Goodenough (2002)
"I shall refer to these two aspects of things as "substance" and "quality" in this description of personhood in Chuukese tradition. The qualitative aspect of ..."

3. Self-Neglect Among the Elderly: Maintaining Continuity of Self by Susanna D. Bozinovski (1998)
"This longer sense of personhood is anchored in two types of identity, personal and social (Hewitt 1989). On the one hand, social identity provides for ..."

4. Emerging Technologies and Ethical Issues in Engineering: Papers from a by National Academy of Engineering, National Academies (U.S.) (2004)
"The site of personhood to the Japanese is in the gut, ... The brain death criteria violate their cultural model of where personhood resides. ..."

5. Mental Health, United States, 1998 edited by Ronald W Manderscheid, Marilyn J Henderson (1999)
"Well-Being and personhood Outcomes The Well-Being Project (Campbell and Schraiber 1989; Campbell 1992) made a substantial contribution to the development of ..."

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