What does personality mean?

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?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say personality in sign language?

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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. Easton Wren:

    He was a very clever man, he had lots of charisma and the combination of technical capability with the charismatic personality enabled him to do well in the business here.

  2. Navy Rear Admiral David Proctor:

    The RNZN is a modern and professional organization that embraces individuality and personality, however, we are a military organization and with that comes certain expectations on our personnel in terms of dress and appearance.

  3. Hillafter Trump:

    He’s got a very good personality, he’s funny, and he’s very, very smart, he’s a great negotiator, and he’s a very strategic kind of a guy.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A woman is so jealous that she often compares herself with her mother’s personality and even feels envious of her mom’s beauty, so how it could happen that she spares others & her mother-in-law.

  5. Michael Dart:

    The consumer today has a split personality. They are increasingly focused on health and wellness, but equally love to splurge on quality indulgences.

Images & Illustrations of personality

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