Definition of PERSONALITY

a person who is widely known and usually much talked about <a local television personality who is beloved by area residents>
the set of qualities that make a person different from other people <she's got a great personality>
the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others <it has never been in the nation's personality to adhere to a rigid class system>
an act or expression showing scorn and usually intended to hurt another's feelings <every debate that was supposedly about the issues quickly degenerated into a juvenile exchange of personalities>
Synonyms affront, barb, brickbat, cut, dart, dig, dis (also diss) [slang], epithet, gird, indignity, name, offense (or offence), outrage, personality, poke, put-down, sarcasm, slap, slight, slur

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