A popular term for “anal retentive personality,” a personality marked by excessive orderliness, extreme meticulousness, and often suspicion and reserve. According to psychoanalysis, an anal personality is formed in early childhood as a result of efforts to control bowel movements. (See anal stage, genital stage, and oral stage; compare oral personality.)
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And, especially when it comes to the middle, personality counts.
“We won the war,” the Fox News personality proclaimed last week.
“He was an absolutely gray and insignificant personality,” says Kurnosova.
“I have a very disruptive personality for the industry,” he says.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sharply tailored blazer and weighty jewelry that cling to her body hints at the dominant personality she possesses.
However, on reaching Spain, the magic of the Emperor's personality soon restored the vigour and prestige of the French arms.
It represents an engaging personality, in which vivacity and sensibility are distinctly indicated.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
Jean Baptiste possessed great personality, and to be near one was to effect that one with it.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The new monarch, with his striking personality and good looks, at once captivated the hearts of his fickle Southern subjects.
She had expected personality, magnetism, as a compensation for nature's external economies.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton