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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Hysterical personality and lack of protection from the family members is a common ground; also a fear for the maintenance of health and the recurrence of a future injury existed in both patients.
The defence case was largely based on Maria's medical history and they told of how she had a hysterical personality.
Quizzed about her medical background, Maria denied she'd been told she was suffering from a hysterical personality disorder.