an instrument, as a questionnaire or series of standardized tasks, used to measure personality characteristics or to discover personality disorders.
Are You Weird? Personality Idioms ExploredRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
Origin of personality test
First recorded in 1910–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Medicine definitions for personality test
A test, usually involving a standardized series of questions or tasks, used to describe or evaluate a subject's personality traits.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.