Watch as Paul skillfully uses humor to demarginalize his candidacy and de-crankify his persona.
Egypt expelled the Turkish ambassador last year, prompting Ankara to declare the Egyptian envoy in Turkey persona non grata.
Kate Winslet has in her face and her persona a variety—from the cruel to frightened, from soft to tough.
Could the “Ice Queen” be shedding her “Nuclear Wintour” persona and growing soft with old age?
When is a persona no longer indicative of the person behind it?
It was only that Adele had a way of taking for granted she was persona grata, that Nance thought was rather too free.
He speaks of the benefit of joinder as derived from the persona of the grantor.
He knew something of the sleeper and decided on the instant that he was persona non grata.
I may have been persona non grata, but, if so, she did not express her feeling.
Non vi muova la passione propria che ella sar peggio a voi che a persona.
1917, "outward or social personality," a Jungian psychology term, from Latin persona "person" (see person). Used earlier (1909) by Ezra Pound in the sense "literary character representing voice of the author." Persona grata is Late Latin, literally "an acceptable person," originally applied to diplomatic representatives acceptable to the governments to which they were sent; hence also persona non grata (plural personæ non gratæ).
persona per·so·na (pər-sō'nə)
n. pl. per·so·nas or per·so·nae (-nē)
The role that one assumes or displays in public or society; one's public image or personality, as distinguished from the inner self.
A person who is no longer favored or welcome: “After my angry words with the manager, I am persona non grata at the video store.” From Latin, meaning “an unacceptable person.”