personality

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personality

noun attributes, being, character, disposition, distinction, distinctiveness, identity, individualism, individuality, ingenium, makeup, nature, oneness, originality, particularity, personal identity, personal mark, predisposition, selfhood, selfness, singularity, soul, style, temperament, traits, type, uniqueness
See also: character, disposition, identity, inclination, individual, individuality, presence, property, temperament

PERSONALITY. An abstract of personal; as, the action is in the personalty, that is, it is brought against a person for a personal duty which he owes. It also signifies what belongs to the person; as, personal property.

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Well why wouldn't you give a man-boy with too much money, time on his hands, a huge spotlight in the media and a compulsive personality the name of a good bookie?
One further note: If you have even the slightest hint of an obsessive compulsive personality, you will find yourself, as I did, counting and recounting the 10 singers on stage throughout the night for verification.
Psychometric tests carried out on 52-year-old Christopher Lumsden in prison showed him to have a depressive, compulsive personality with the tendency to shoulder responsibility and break down under pressure, Manchester Crown Court was told.
Despite Sibel's vivacious charm, her compulsive personality fails to dissolve her husband's cold indifference.