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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Obsessive compulsive personality disorder as a predictor of exposure and ritual prevention outcome for obsessive compulsive disorder.
Hoarding is currently classified as a symptom of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) (4) and obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCPD).
Despite Sibel's vivacious charm, her compulsive personality fails to dissolve her husband's cold indifference.
Mrs Armstrong, who works with young people with early onset dementia, said her son was a perfect child but as a teenager developed an obsessive compulsive personality and hung around with a "bad crowd", taking drugs.
the person taking/abusing cannabis had a compulsive personality and required the "temporary relief".
The potential clinical manifestations of this over-activity might be a vague restlessness, tension or exaggerated drive, all of which the person seeks to organize and modulate, even sublimate, by compulsive personality traits.
Despite portraying Ellsworth as chronically lonely and at times unhappy, Pool wisely avoids making his analysis into the psychological probe of a compulsive personality.