- IPA: /ˌpɜrsəˈnælɪti/
personality (plural personalities)
- A set of qualities that make a person (or thing) distinct from another.
- Personality is individuality existing in itself, but with a nature as a ground.
- The president has a unique personality.
- An assumed role or manner of behavior.
- My work PC emulates a Windows personality.
- In his final act, the comedian takes on a child's personality.
- A celebrity.
- Johnny Carson was a respected television personality.
- Charisma, or qualities that make a person stand out from the crowd.
- The best contestant shows most personality.
- 1959, Lloyd Price, “Personality”:
- But over and over / I´ll be a fool for you / 'cause you got personality.
- Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks.
- (law) That quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Burrill to this entry?)
set of qualities that make a person distinct from other people
assumed role or manner of behavior
something said or written which refers to the person of some individual
law: quality of law
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