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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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

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. Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito:

    It is true there were moves to negate Masako's career and her personality, which was influenced by that career.

  2. Hiroshi Takahashi:

    The new emperor has an admirable personality and I hope he creates a fine royal household that expresses his own personality.

  3. Supparuek Tongchairith:

    He has a strong personality, vigorous, and direct. If he tries to become a politician, he could try to change but he would never really be able to change 100 percent, because his boiling point is low, if anyone pokes at him, he will explode. And for him to sit in the parliament, I guarantee, he will run into troubles.

  4. Sebastian Marquardt:

    I'm usually a smiling person. I like to interact with people, but if you have to wear a mask, you aren't that open anymore. People can't see your face. It's a way to show a bit of( my personality), an open and funny person.

  5. Mahatma Gandhi:

    I want freedom for the full expression on my personality.

Images & Illustrations of personality

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