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Definitions for personality
ˌpɜr səˈnæl ɪ tiper·son·al·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. personality(noun)

    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"

  2. personality(noun)

    a person of considerable prominence

    "she is a Hollywood personality"

GCIDE

  1. Personality(n.)

    A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. personnalit. Cf. Personality.]

  2. Personality(n.)

    That which constitutes distinction of person; the externally evident aspects of the character or behavior of a person; individuality.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. personnalit. Cf. Personality.]

Wiktionary

  1. personality(Noun)

    A set of qualities that make a person (or thing) distinct from another.

    The president has a unique personality.

  2. personality(Noun)

    An assumed role or manner of behavior.

  3. personality(Noun)

    A celebrity.

    Johnny Carson was a respected television personality.

  4. personality(Noun)

    Charisma, or qualities that make a person stand out from the crowd.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personality(noun)

    that which constitutes distinction of person; individuality

    Etymology: [Cf. F. personnalit. Cf. Personality.]

  2. Personality(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. personnalit. Cf. Personality.]

  3. Personality(noun)

    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

  1. Personality

    Behavior-response patterns that characterize the individual.

Editors Contribution

  1. personality

    The qualities of a person.

    Her personality was loving, kind, caring, empathetic, gentle, calm and much more.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'personality' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3376

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'personality' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4112

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'personality' in Nouns Frequency: #1197

How to pronounce personality?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of personality in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of personality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of personality in a Sentence

  1. Model Charlotte McKinney:

    I am flattered to be compared to Kate, she’s beautiful and I am a fan but we are different people and I am excited to get this chance for America to also see my personality and learn more about me and where I come from.

  2. Chris Salisbury:

    (Popularity) is personality-driven and Turnbull, for at least more people, seems to come across favorably, but I don't know that it necessarily translates to any greater chance of success for the coalition retaining government.

  3. Matthew Lopez:

    That video does not represent his core personality, Unfortunately though, as things are, that might define him for a while. But it does not define him personally, I feel.

  4. Zhang Weiping:

    Lots of people around the world love Kobe and some people hate him but in China most of the people, the fans, love him, they love him because of his character, his personality, his basketball skill and also because no matter how difficult things were, he always met the challenge.

  5. Jessie Holeva:

    It’s too cute that the faces are customizable to suit every personality from Mickey Mouse for Disney lovers to butterflies as the display. i think the style is equally as important as the functionality and is what sets it apart from other wearable technology.

Images & Illustrations of personality

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