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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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It's eye-popping stuff and Sylvester Stallone gets some laughs as an evil toy maker with a 4-D split personality.
Those two facts taken together explain the split personality of the new S80 flagship sedan with Four-C (Continuously Controlled Chassis Concept) that Volvo will debut this fall.
Adam has rather a split personality,according to the tourist attraction's director,Roly Rickcord.
Britons are developing a split personality when it comes to money, with many thinking themselves as savers when they are actually borrowers, said IFA Promotion, which supports the work of independent financial advisers.
Former Sudanese President Jaffar Numeiry once said that Qaddafi is "a man with a split personality -- both of them evil.
The Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office has arrested a woman on suspicion of selling drugs over the Internet, despite her claim that the ''male half'' of her split personality sold the drugs, prosecution sources said Friday.
Having a split personality, schizophrenia, is not a splitting of the personality into multiple parts, not a Jekyll and Hyde phenomenon, despite the popular hold of the Robert Louis Stevenson story.
Did his split personality reflect genuine ambivalence rather than crass political pandering?
The trading activity of the past few months bears out the split personality of the market, as investors have pumped billions into the technology and biotechnology sectors and virtually shunned the more conservative stocks and mutual funds.
Yet, a majority associate the following symptoms with schizophrenia: split personality and multiple personality (78% each); insanity, madness, or craziness (71 %); and violence (68%).
In this Special Focus issue, we discuss the immune cross-talk driven by natural killer cells, the split personality of NKT cells and macrophages in malignancy, autoimmune disorders and infectious disease, the two-sided roles of dendritic cells in the pathogenesis and treatment of human disease, the pleiotropic functions of naive, effector and memory CD8 T cells and tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, and how lymphocyte function may be influenced by the stromal cell network affecting the inflammatory process.
Tom Bateman stars as the troubled man with a split personality, who is the grandson of the original Dr J, and worth a fortune.