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Persona vs. Personality

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Personanoun

A social role.

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.’;

Personanoun

A character played by an actor.

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.’;

Personanoun

(psychology) The mask or appearance one presents to the world.

Personalitynoun

A celebrity.

‘Johnny Carson was a respected television personality.’;

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Personanoun

An imaginary person representing a particular type of client or customer, considered when designing products and services that will appeal to them.

Personalitynoun

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

‘The best contestant shows most personality.’;

Personanoun

Same as Person, n., 8.

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’;

Personanoun

an actor's portrayal of someone in a play;

‘she played the part of Desdemona’;

Personalitynoun

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

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Personanoun

(Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world;

‘a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty’;

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.’;

Personanoun

the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others

‘her public persona’;

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.’;

Personanoun

a role or character adopted by an author or an actor.

Personalitynoun

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

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Persona

A persona (plural personae or personas), depending on the context, can refer to either the public image of one's personality, or the social role that one adopts, or a fictional character. The word derives from Latin, where it originally referred to a theatrical mask.

Personalitynoun

A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.

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’;

Personalitynoun

a person of considerable prominence;

‘she is a Hollywood personality’;

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’;

Personalitynoun

lively, engaging qualities

‘she's always had loads of personality’;

Personalitynoun

a celebrity or famous person

‘an official opening by a famous personality’;

Personalitynoun

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

Personalitynoun

disparaging remarks about an individual.

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.

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