Definitions for personapərˈsoʊ nə

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word persona

Princeton's WordNet

  1. character, role, theatrical role, part, persona(noun)

    an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

    "she played the part of Desdemona"

  2. persona, image(noun)

    (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

    "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"

Wiktionary

  1. persona(Noun)

    A social role.

  2. persona(Noun)

    A character played by an actor.

  3. persona(Noun)

    The mask or appearance one presents to the world.

  4. persona(Noun)

    A type of skin used in Mozilla software.

  5. Origin: From persona, sometimes said to derive from personare or from 03180304031303140316.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Persona(noun)

    same as Person, n., 8

  2. Origin: [L.]

Freebase

  1. Persona

    A persona, in the word's everyday usage, is a social role or a character played by an actor. The word is derived from Latin, where it originally referred to a theatrical mask. The Latin word probably derived from the Etruscan word "phersu", with the same meaning, and that from the Greek πρόσωπον. Its meaning in the latter Roman period changed to indicate a "character" of a theatrical performance or court of law, when it became apparent that different individuals could assume the same role, and legal attributes such as rights, powers, and duties followed the role. The same individuals as actors could play different roles, each with its own legal attributes, sometimes even in the same court appearance.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Persona

    pėr-sō′na, n. a person.—Persona grata, a person who is acceptable to those to whom he is sent.—Dramatis personæ, the characters in a play or story. [L.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persona in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persona in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roy Ratcliff:

    He sort of played with his persona to exaggerate it and make people more fearful, this was just his way — a morbid humor to deal with his hopeless situation.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Siempre se puede reinventar a ti mismo, y hacerte una mejor persona - no importa quién eres, y no importa en qué lugar del mundo te vienen. Reinventar, siempre!

  3. Leandro Cipoloni:

    Pelé was a persona non grata with the national team because of Hawilla's scheme. That shows you who was running the CBF's business under Ricardo Teixeira, now the house of cards is coming down.

  4. Mark Whittle:

    Hooters is investing a significant amount of time and capital into remodeling existing U.S. locations with a new, contemporary comfort design concept that matches the fun-loving persona of the brand.

  5. Michael Signer:

    The question now is whether he's really going to set himself up to actually mirror the common people, i don't see him seriously developing either a political persona or a program that's about regular people and their problems.

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