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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 was precisely this innate, obsessive-compulsive personality that would mark out Amy as both THE song-writing genius of a generation and a deeply flawed, self-destructive individual.
Hoarding often is associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and DSM-IV-TR lists hoarding behavior as a criterion for obsessive-compulsive personality disorder.
Furthermore, the family history was positive for obsessive-compulsive personality disorder - his mother and his sister were OCD sufferers.
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