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character

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1 a written or printed mark that is meant to convey information to the reader
  • The pictorial characters of the ancient Egyptians had long been a mystery.
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icon (also ikon), sign, symbol

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2 a person of odd or whimsical habits
  • The junk dealer is certainly a character, but he's as honest as they come.
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odd duck, piece of work

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4 overall quality as seen or judged by people in general
  • The general character of the business appears to be good.
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5 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
  • one of the distinguishing characters of mammals
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6 the set of qualities that make a person different from other people
  • She regards each of her children as having a distinctive character that should be valued for what it is.
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7 the set of qualities that makes a person, a group of people, or a thing different from others
  • The basic character of the work requires that an employee be able to work quietly and independently.
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8 a member of the human race
  • You wouldn't believe what kind of characters we met on our trip.
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son of man

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disposition, temperament, temper, character, personality mean the dominant quality or qualities distinguishing a person or group. disposition implies customary moods and attitude toward the life around one.
    • a cheerful disposition
temperament implies a pattern of innate characteristics associated with one's specific physical and nervous organization.
    • an artistic temperament
temper implies the qualities acquired through experience that determine how a person or group meets difficulties or handles situations.
    • a resilient temper
character applies to the aggregate of moral qualities by which a person is judged apart from intelligence, competence, or special talents.
    • strength of character
personality applies to an aggregate of qualities that distinguish one as a person.
    • a somber personality

character

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to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group
  • Formerly charactered as "the dark ages," that period of history may not have been quite so benighted as once thought.
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