They had a child, a daughter named Rebecca, who still grapples with her black, white, and Jewish identity.
Hoping I might find a clue to his identity, I started researching my childhood medical records.
There is a priority to protect the identity of their guests for Fisher and Hutchinson.
A model of modernity, Happerton struggles to create himself, assembling an identity wholecloth.
I “embrace” my “otherness,” to spew that overused phrase of early '90s identity reclamation.
They are such utter bounders that I have no desire to disclose my identity to them.
It does not seem my own, and I Have no self-passion or identity.
The fixed and certain point here is the identity of the central figure, Skioldus-Scyld.
The proprietor of a paper should be known, but his identity is not always disclosed.
No doubt she had been unaware of my identity as his visitor, or she would never dared to have lurked there.
c.1600, "sameness, oneness," from Middle French identité (14c.), from Late Latin (5c.) identitatem (nominative identitas) "sameness," from ident-, comb. form of Latin idem (neuter) "the same" (see identical); abstracted from identidem "over and over," from phrase idem et idem. [For discussion of Latin formation, see entry in OED.] Earlier form of the word in English was idemptitie (1560s), from Medieval Latin idemptitas. Term identity crisis first recorded 1954. Identity theft attested from 1995.
identity i·den·ti·ty (ī-děn'tĭ-tē)
The set of behavioral or personal characteristics by which an individual is recognizable as a member of a group.
The distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; individuality.