What does charisma mean?

Definitions for charisma
kəˈrɪz mə; -mə tə; ˈkær ɪz əmcharis·ma

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. charisma, personal appeal, personal magnetismnoun

    a personal attractiveness or interestingness that enables you to influence others


  1. charismanoun

    Personal charm or magnetism

  2. charismanoun

    An extraordinary power granted by the Holy Spirit

  3. charismanoun

    The ability to influence without the use of logic.


  1. Charisma

    Charisma () is a personal quality of presence or charm that compels its subjects.Scholars in sociology, political science, psychology, and management reserve the term for a type of leadership seen as extraordinary; in these fields, the term "charisma" is used to describe a particular type of leader who uses "values-based, symbolic, and emotion-laden leader signaling".In Christian theology, the term appears as charism, an endowment or extraordinary power given by the Holy Spirit.


  1. charisma

    Charisma is a compelling attractiveness or charm that inspires devotion or admiration in others. It is a personal quality or trait that encompasses strong communication skills, confidence, creativity, assertiveness, and an ability to influence and inspire others.


  1. Charisma

    The term charisma has two senses: compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others, a divinely conferred power or talent. For some theological usages the term is rendered charism, with a meaning the same as sense 2. Since the 1950s, the term has become widely used, with varying meanings, in religion, the social sciences, the media, and throughout Western societies. This article describes the theological and personality senses of the definition of charisma, the history of the term, and 21st century uses of both senses in particular sectors of society.

Editors Contribution

  1. charisma

    A divine energy, talent, ability, aura, skill and feeling within all people and leaders to inspire and motivate people to focus positively on cocreating optimum health, democracy, human rights, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to life, right to housing, public housing on public land building projects, right to free education, living wage, right to parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    All beings have charisma as WE are all worthy of it.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2017  

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  1. archaism

  2. machairs

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of charisma in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of charisma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of charisma in a Sentence

  1. Jillian Lauren:

    Prince Jefri's crazy, and decadent, at that time, it was attractive to me, Prince Jefri confidence and Prince Jefri charisma and Prince Jefri recklessness.

  2. Patrick Kennedy:

    This is a difficult situation for me. I love my older brother Bobby. He has extraordinary charisma and is a very gifted speaker, i admire his past work as an environmentalist – because of him, we can swim in the Hudson. But due to a wide range of Bobby’s positions, I’m supporting President Biden.

  3. Elizabeth Defeis:

    He's bringing to the fore some of the most important issues of the day facing humanity, focusing on the dignity of the person, the dignity of all persons, he is such a popular figure, and the combination of his charisma and the platform that he will be speaking from will help bring all these issues to the forefront.

  4. Rory Bruer:

    Kevin Hart really is that guy that everybody wants to hang with, not only is Kevin Hart always funny, but Kevin Hart’s that guy that you want to sit down and have a beer with. Kevin Hart exudes charisma.

  5. Andrei Kolesnikov:

    Putin needs military effectiveness at any cost, there is a negative diabolical charisma in [Prigozhin], and in a sense this charisma can compete with Putin’s. Putin now needs him in this capacity, in this form.

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