noun, plural per·son·al·i·ties.
- the sum total of the physical, mental, emotional, and social characteristics of an individual.
- the organized pattern of behavioral characteristics of the individual.
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Origin of personality
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Example sentences from the Web for personality
But the rift was, not least, a matter of personalities and egos.ISIS and Al Qaeda Ready to Gang Up on Obama's Rebels|Jamie Dettmer|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you think about who did become stars, they were all personalities.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Foxx sat down with The Daily Beast in New York to discuss everything from his superhero flick to Fox News personalities.Jamie Foxx on ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ Donald Sterling’s Racism, and Bill O’Reilly’s TV Act|Marlow Stern|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What about people who, as a result of a TBI, had their personalities altered completely?New Research Shows Half of All Homeless Have Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury|Charlotte Lytton|April 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No, this rancid bill of goods is also being by peddled by Fox News personalities.The Right’s Dangerous Rhetoric: Obama as an ‘Enemy Combatant’|Dean Obeidallah|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is distinctly unfair to these old churches which have personalities and idiosyncrasies as real as those of individuals.Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1|Elise Whitlock Rose
One wonders if they are going to be allowed, like their fathers and mothers, to have personalities to lose.The Lost Art of Reading|Gerald Stanley Lee
It was not conducted with more discretion, and there were as many gross personalities in its columns.The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1|John Charles Dent
It is far less despicable to rob houses of things of mercantile value, than to rob characters and reputations and personalities.A Woman of the World|Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Mr. D. closed with saying that he had attended only to the reasoning of the gentlemen, and not to their personalities.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
British Dictionary definitions for personality
noun plural -ties
Medical definitions for personality
Cultural definitions for personality
The pattern of feelings, thoughts, and activities that distinguishes one person from another.