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Person vs. Personality

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Personnoun

An individual; usually a human being.

‘Each person is unique, both mentally and physically.’;

Personalitynoun

A set of non-physical psychological and social qualities that make a person (or thing) distinct from another.

‘The president has a unique personality.’;

Personnoun

A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.

Personalitynoun

An assumed role or manner of behavior.

‘My work PC emulates a Windows personality.’; ‘In his final act, the comedian takes on a child's personality.’;

Personnoun

(Christianity) Any one of the three hypostases of the Holy Trinity: the Father, Son, or Holy Spirit.

Personalitynoun

A celebrity.

‘Johnny Carson was a respected television personality.’;

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Personnoun

Any sentient or socially intelligent being.

Personalitynoun

Charisma, or qualities that make a person stand out from the crowd.

‘The best contestant shows most personality.’;

Personnoun

(in a compound noun or noun phrase) Someone who likes or has an affinity for (a specified thing).

‘Jack's always been a dog person, but I prefer cats.’;

Personalitynoun

Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks.

‘indulgence in personalities’;

Personnoun

The physical body of a being seen as distinct from the mind, character, etc.

Personalitynoun

(legal) That quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons.

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Personnoun

(law) Any individual or formal organization with standing before the courts.

‘At common law a corporation or a trust is legally a person.’;

Personalitynoun

That which constitutes distinction of person; the externally evident aspects of the character or behavior of a person; individuality.

‘Personality is individuality existing in itself, but with a nature as a ground.’;

Personnoun

(law) The human genitalia; specifically, the penis.

Personalitynoun

Something said or written which refers to the person, conduct, etc., of some individual, especially something of a disparaging or offensive nature; personal remarks; as, indulgence in personalities.

‘Sharp personalities were exchanged.’;

Personnoun

(grammar) A linguistic category used to distinguish between the speaker of an utterance and those to whom or about whom he is speaking. See grammatical person.

Personalitynoun

That quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons.

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Personnoun

(biology) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa, Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.

Personalitynoun

A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.

Personverb

To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.

Personalitynoun

the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual;

‘their different reactions reflected their very different personalities’; ‘it is his nature to help others’;

Personverb

To man.

Personalitynoun

a person of considerable prominence;

‘she is a Hollywood personality’;

Personnoun

A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.

‘His first appearance upon the stage in his new person of a sycophant or juggler.’; ‘No man can long put on a person and act a part.’; ‘To bear rule, which was thy partAnd person, hadst thou known thyself aright.’; ‘How different is the same man from himself, as he sustains the person of a magistrate and that of a friend!’;

Personalitynoun

the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character

‘she had a sunny personality that was very engaging’; ‘she has triumphed by sheer force of personality’;

Personnoun

The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person.

‘A fair persone, and strong, and young of age.’; ‘If it assume my noble father's person.’; ‘Love, sweetness, goodness, in her person shined.’;

Personalitynoun

lively, engaging qualities

‘she's always had loads of personality’;

Personnoun

A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child.

‘Consider what person stands for; which, I think, is a thinking, intelligent being, that has reason and reflection.’;

Personalitynoun

a celebrity or famous person

‘an official opening by a famous personality’;

Personnoun

A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present.

Personalitynoun

the quality or fact of being a person as distinct from a thing or animal.

Personnoun

A parson; the parish priest.

Personalitynoun

disparaging remarks about an individual.

Personnoun

Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis.

Personality

Personality is defined as the characteristic sets of behaviors, cognitions, and emotional patterns that evolve from biological and environmental factors. While there is no generally agreed upon definition of personality, most theories focus on motivation and psychological interactions with one's environment.

Personnoun

One of three relations or conditions (that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject.

Personnoun

A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.

‘True corms, composed of united personæ . . . usually arise by gemmation, . . . yet in sponges and corals occasionally by fusion of several originally distinct persons.’;

Personverb

To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.

Personnoun

a human being;

‘there was too much for one person to do’;

Personnoun

a person's body (usually including their clothing);

‘a weapon was hidden on his person’;

Personnoun

a grammatical category of pronouns and verb forms;

‘stop talking about yourself in the third person’;

Person

A person (plural people or persons) is a being that has certain capacities or attributes such as reason, morality, consciousness or self-consciousness, and being a part of a culturally established form of social relations such as kinship, ownership of property, or legal responsibility. The defining features of personhood and, consequently, what makes a person count as a person, differ widely among cultures and contexts.In addition to the question of personhood, of what makes a being count as a person to begin with, there are further questions about personal identity and self: both about what makes any particular person that particular person instead of another, and about what makes a person at one time the same person as they were or will be at another time despite any intervening changes.

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