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  1. personhood(noun)

    being a person

    "finding her own personhood as a campus activist"


  1. personhood(Noun)

    The state or period of being a person.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Personhood

    The state or condition of being a human individual accorded moral and/or legal rights. Criteria to be used to determine this status are subject to debate, and range from the requirement of simply being a human organism to such requirements as that the individual be self-aware and capable of rational thought and moral agency.

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