Definitions for personality
ˌpɜr səˈnæl ɪ tiper·son·al·i·ty
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word personality.
the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual
"their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"
a person of considerable prominence
"she is a Hollywood personality"
A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.
That which constitutes distinction of person; the externally evident aspects of the character or behavior of a person; individuality.
A set of qualities that make a person (or thing) distinct from another.
The president has a unique personality.
An assumed role or manner of behavior.
Johnny Carson was a respected television personality.
Charisma, or qualities that make a person stand out from the crowd.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
The existence or individuality of any one.
Etymology: from personal.
Person belongs only to intelligent agents, capable of a law, and happiness and misery: this personality extends itself beyond present existence to what is past, only by consciousness, whereby it imputes to itself past actions, just upon the same ground that it does the present. John Locke.
Personality is the characteristic sets of behaviors, cognitions, and emotional patterns that are formed from biological and environmental factors, and which change over time. While there is no generally agreed-upon definition of personality, most theories focus on motivation and psychological interactions with the environment one is surrounded by. Trait-based personality theories, such as those defined by Raymond Cattell, define personality as traits that predict an individual's behavior. On the other hand, more behaviorally-based approaches define personality through learning and habits. Nevertheless, most theories view personality as relatively stable.The study of the psychology of personality, called personality psychology, attempts to explain the tendencies that underlie differences in behavior. Psychologists have taken many different approaches to the study of personality, including biological, cognitive, learning, and trait-based theories, as well as psychodynamic, and humanistic approaches. The various approaches used to study personality today reflect the influence of the first theorists in the field, a group that includes Sigmund Freud, Alfred Adler, Gordon Allport, Hans Eysenck, Abraham Maslow, and Carl Rogers.
that which constitutes distinction of person; individuality
something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks; as, indulgence in personalities
that quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons
Etymology: [Cf. F. personnalit. Cf. Personality.]
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Behavior-response patterns that characterize the individual.
The qualities of a person.
Her personality was loving, kind, caring, empathetic, gentle, calm and much more.
Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'personality' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3376
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Rank popularity for the word 'personality' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4112
Rank popularity for the word 'personality' in Nouns Frequency: #1197
The numerical value of personality in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of personality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
He is certainly the major personality in it and a huge part of its appeal.
He’s doing really well. He was very quiet when I first picked him up. He had obviously had a rough couple of days. But within an hour he was back to his same personality, [He]’s doing awesome. He’s being a typical almost 3-year-old.
Hehas a very loud personality.
He's never one you would picture to have a violent bone in his body, he works as a personal trainer and a bartender and always had that personality of that super social super talk to anybody, go to the bar, talk to any girl, pick up any girl, whatever. Bryant worked as a bartender at UrbanCowboySaloon, a gay bar in Fort Worth. He was fired after he didn't show up for work on Sunday. GrapevinePoliceand the FBI, dressed in hazmat suits, searched for evidence at Bryan’s home. Police confirmed to FOX 4 they found Vandagriff's purse in a trash can in front of his house. Bryant is charged with a charge of capital murder, which is a capital felony.
You can't change your nature, your character. Your driving style is like your handwriting. It tells a lot about your personality.
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- personlighed, karisma, skikkelseDanish
- luonne, henkilökohtaisuus, persoonallisuus, henkilöFinnish
- tréithe pearsantaIrish
- pearsantachdScottish Gaelic
- egyéniség, személyiség, karizmaHungarian
- 인격, 人格Korean
- особа, личные качества, индивидуальность, харизма, личностьRussian
- tính cách, 性格Vietnamese
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