Personality

Definition of Personality

Per`son`al´i`ty
n.1.That which constitutes distinction of person; the externally evident aspects of the character or behavior of a person; individuality.
Personality is individuality existing in itself, but with a nature as a ground.
- Coleridge.
2.Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks; as, indulgence in personalities.
Sharp personalities were exchanged.
- Macaulay.
3.(Law) That quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons.
4.A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.

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