Personality

Per`son*al"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Personalities (#).
[Cf. F. personnalit. Cf. Personality.] 1. That which constitutes distinction of person; the externally evident aspects of the character or behavior of a person; individuality.
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Personality is individuality existing in itself, but with a nature as a ground.
Coleridge.
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2. 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.
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Sharp personalities were exchanged.
Macaulay.
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3. (Law) That quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons. Burrill.
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4. A person who is famous or notable; a celebrity.
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