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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With his marvellous and vivid personality, with a style that has really a true colour-element in it, with his extraordinary power, not over mere mimicry but over imaginative and intellectual creation, Mr Irving, had his sole object been to give the public what they wanted, could have produced the commonest plays in the commonest manner, and made as much success and money as a man could possibly desire.
And he who made them, those wonderful quickly-moving figures, made them for his own pleasure, and has never asked the public what they wanted, has never cared to know what they wanted, has never allowed the public to dictate to him or influence him in any way but has gone on intensifying his own personality, and producing his own individual work.
And though the cenobite realises his personality, it is often an impoverished personality that he so realises.
A Nihilist who rejects all authority, because he knows authority to be evil, and welcomes all pain, because through that he realises his personality, is a real Christian.
If someone feels their personality rights have been infringed, they can sue for damages under Articles 750 and 751 of the Civil Act.
ISLAMABAD -- The Career Counseling Center of Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) Monday organized a training session on 'Personality Development: Create your own identity' with an aim to motivate the students to identify and create their own personality.
The aim of the session was to motivate students to identify and create their own personality, a press release said.
Each individual has unique characteristic patterns of personality traits that derive and control his/her behavior.
Brand Personality", which is defined as the personality traits associated with brand (Sentis and Markus, 1986), helps marketers create a differential positioning of a brand in a mature and highly populated market.
It was hypothesized that: a) there would be a relationship between parents' personality, family environment and adolescents' personality; b) parent's personality and family environment are likely to predict adolescents' personality.
This book gives a sense of what is happening in the mind and heart of the person with personality disorder and how this might affect those around them by describing the treatment journey of a patient referred for personality disorder care in the United Kingdom.
Research published online in Clinical Psychological Science has found significant differences between what individuals report and what those around them report, when it comes to personality changes caused by intoxication.