Definition of personality
- angrily resorted to personalities
- the energetic personality of the city
- a TV personality
He has a very pleasant personality.
We all have different personalities.
The psychiatrist considered behavior as well as personality before prescribing a treatment.
He has lots of personality.
He wants to buy a car that has personality.
She has met many television personalities.
He was an influential personality in genetic engineering.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: the set of emotional qualities, ways of behaving, etc., that makes a person different from other people
: attractive qualities (such as energy, friendliness, and humor) that make a person interesting or pleasant to be with
: attractive qualities that make something unusual or interesting
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