What is character?

  • (noun): Good repute.
    Example: "He is a man of character"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on character, characters:

Ollie - Fictional Characters
... Ollie, on the television show Kukla, Fran and Ollie Ollie Williams, a minor character on Family Guy Ollie, a minor character on Nick Jr's The Wonder Pets Ollie Fliptrik ...
Judge Dredd - Publication History
... writing partner, John Wagner, to develop characters ... tough cop" stories for other titles, and suggested a character who took that concept to its logical extreme, imagining an ultra-violent law-enforcement officer patrolling a future New York City ... The task of visualising the character was given to Carlos Ezquerra, a Spanish artist who had worked for Mills before on Battle Picture Weekly ...
Character - Personality
... Character structure, a person's traits Moral character, an evaluation of a particular individual's durable moral qualities ...
X (The X-Files)
... X, is a fictional character on the American science fiction television series The X-Files ... The character serves as a replacement for Deep Throat, who had been killed off in the first season finale, "The Erlenmeyer Flask" ... and made his d├ębut in the second season episode "The Host", although the character would not appear on-screen until "Sleepless", two episodes later ...

More definitions of "character":

  • (verb): Engrave or inscribe characters on.
  • (noun): A formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability.
    Example: "Requests for character references are all to often answered evasively"
    Synonyms: reference, character reference
  • (noun): A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities).
    Example: "A real character"; "a strange character"
    Synonyms: eccentric, type, case
  • (noun): The inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions.
    Example: "Education has for its object the formation of character"- Herbert Spencer
    Synonyms: fiber, fibre
  • (noun): A characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something.
    Example: "The radical character of our demands"
    Synonyms: quality, lineament

Famous quotes containing the word character:

    When a man’s feeling and character are injured, he ought to seek a speedy redress.... My character you have injured, and further you have insulted me in the presence of a court and large audience. I therefore call upon you as a gentleman to give me satisfaction for the same.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)

    Whoever has the luck to be born a character can laugh even at death. Because a character will never die! A man will die, a writer, the instrument of creation: but what he has created will never die!
    Luigi Pirandello (1867–1936)

    They aroused me to a determination to understand more fully the position of women, and the character of those men who talk so much of the need of our being “protected”Mremoving from us, meanwhile, what are often the very weapons of our defence [sic], occupations, and proper and encouraging remuneration.
    Harriot K. Hunt (1805–1875)