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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. personalitynoun

    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. personalitynoun

    a person of considerable prominence

    "she is a Hollywood personality"

GCIDE

  1. Personalitynoun

    A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.

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

  2. Personalitynoun

    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. personalitynoun

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

    The president has a unique personality.

  2. personalitynoun

    An assumed role or manner of behavior.

  3. personalitynoun

    A celebrity.

    Johnny Carson was a respected television personality.

  4. personalitynoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Personalitynoun

    that which constitutes distinction of person; individuality

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

  2. Personalitynoun

    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. Personalitynoun

    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  

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  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

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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. Karen Spencer:

    We aren't interested in lineage, it's the inner beauty and personality that shine in our World's Ugliest Dog contest.

  2. James Lohan:

    Customers do respond to star ratings but( ratings systems) are becoming increasingly outdated, it's much more important that a hotel is unique and has personality, whether it's a boutique BB in Berlin or a beach retreat in Bali.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    I'm more concerned about his policy than his personality, however when the facts are known then we can make the judgement.

  4. John Pearley Huffman:

    I think it reflects on his personality that this thing exists at all.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The facial beauty of a woman is like a publicity of her personality, a lucky man sees the reality movie of her character within the six months of his marriage or friendship with her.

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