What does persona mean?

Definitions for persona
pərˈsoʊ nəper·son·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. character, role, theatrical role, part, personanoun

    an actor's portrayal of someone in a play

    "she played the part of Desdemona"

  2. persona, imagenoun

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

    "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"

Wiktionary

  1. personanoun

    A social role.

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

  2. personanoun

    A character played by an actor.

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

  3. personanoun

    The mask or appearance one presents to the world.

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

  4. personanoun

    A type of skin used in Mozilla software.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personanoun

    same as Person, n., 8

    Etymology: [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.]

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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

Examples of persona in a Sentence

  1. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Despite either people, who love one's persona or abominates as an enemy; however, among those, the majority of people stay neutral as neither carries love nor triggers revulsion and enmity.

  2. Tom Colicchio:

    I don’t think it was a bad idea to start with because we didn’t have any of the information we have now, i have a fairly liberal persona and never in a million years would consider myself a racist, so it never crossed my mind.

  3. Keith Ablow:

    If your job is adopting a persona who is not really who are you and maintaining it for many years inside and outside the ring to some extent, one could wonder whether you are also more vulnerable to using substances to try to maintain that identity, this could be an unhealthy alliance of certain psychological factors with the fallout from physical side effects that result when you try to maintain affliction.

  4. Charles Ray:

    The tree The Old Apple Tree has taken on its own persona. It's a living organism, just like us, and it's been faced with a lifetime of challenges, it stood there for generations and witnessed the world change around it.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The Manism and Feminism, surpass all the limits, demanding awkward rights before adopting, realizing, and respecting their natural rights, which secure and assure real and virtuous status. Indeed, such nature constitutes the privacy of one's persona and dignity of life than the world-made rights, which represent privileges of motives, to hunt mostly feminism.

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