If a writer on True Blood came up with the character of Jody Hice, the producers would reject it for being too over the top.
While I disagree with him on some fundamental issues, I am much more concerned with his lack of character.
RS: I have a character in this most recent book say that people want their suffering to mean something.
In the film, there are plenty of other opportunities for Aniston to underscore the depravity of her character.
Not so with Juliet, who comes across as a very different kind of character in the novel.
"There's no character hin all the world as I hadmires like Cinderella," said Sue.
Do we not pardon a lack of incident in a novel of character?
No one would have guessed from it that she had not a shred of character to her back.
He is 271not known but by the character which his son has given him.
To hold him guilty, here or elsewhere, of malice or hypocrisy, is to misread his character.
mid-14c., carecter, "symbol marked or branded on the body;" mid-15c., "symbol or drawing used in sorcery," from Old French caratere "feature, character" (13c., Modern French caractère), from Latin character, from Greek kharakter "engraved mark," also "symbol or imprint on the soul," also "instrument for marking," from kharassein "to engrave," from kharax "pointed stake," from PIE root *gher- "to scrape, scratch." Meaning extended in ancient times by metaphor to "a defining quality."
You remember Eponina, who kept her husband alive in an underground cavern so devotedly and heroically? The force of character she showed in keeping up his spirits would have been used to hide a lover from her husband if they had been living quietly in Rome. Strong characters need strong nourishment. [Stendhal "de l'Amour," 1822]Meaning "sum of qualities that define a person" is from 1640s. Sense of "person in a play or novel" is first attested 1660s, in reference to the "defining qualities" he or she is given by the author. Meaning "a person" in the abstract is from 1749; especially "eccentric person" (1773). Colloquial sense of "chap, fellow" is from 1931. The Latin ch- spelling was restored from 1500s. Character actor attested from 1861; character assassination from 1888; character-building (n.) from 1886.
character char·ac·ter (kār'ək-tər)
An attribute, trait, or distinct structural or functional feature. Also called characteristic.