What is personality?

  • (noun): A person of considerable prominence.
    Example: "She is a Hollywood personality"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Personality

Personality is the particular combination of emotional, attitudinal, and behavioral response patterns of an individual. Different personality theorists present their own definitions of the word based on their theoretical positions. Psychologists such as Freud, and Erickson have attempted to come up with personality theories.

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Some articles on personality:

Petz - Breeding and Petz Genetics
... bred together, the offspring will have the base personality of one parent (or ancestor) ... The base personality can be determined by the pet's eyes, their personality and behavior and how they pose if they are a dog ...
Jean Metcalfe - Woman's Hour
... including the wartime 'forces sweetheart' singer Vera Lynn, the irascible television personality Gilbert Harding, the song and dance man Frankie Vaughan, and the stiff-upper-lipped film actor Kenneth ... The Daily Mail made her broadcasting personality of the year in 1955, and she won a Variety Club of Great Britain radio personality award in 1963 ...
Plaza Sésamo - Notable Guest Stars
... Chamagol", footballer, Season 9 Andrea Legarreta, TV personality, season 10 Fernando Platas, athlete, season 10, in a "Plaza Olimpiadas" segment Adal Ramones, comedian, season 9 season 10 ... Marco Antonio Regil, TV personality, season 9 Carlos Loret de Mola, TV personality, season 10 Adela Micha, TV personality, season 10 Antonio de Valdés, TV personality, season 10 Leticia Calderón ...
Origins of The Modern Individual Personality
... The modern sense of individual personality is a result of the shifts in culture originating in the Renaissance, an essential element in modernity ...
Kodandera Madappa Cariappa - Personality
... Apart from being a military man, Cariappa had insight about the status of the country ... He is quoted as saying, "In modern warfare, a large army is not sufficient, it needs industrial potential behind it ...

More definitions of "personality":

  • (noun): The complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual.
    Example: "Their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"

Famous quotes containing the word personality:

    There are people who can write their memoirs with a reasonable amount of honesty, and there are people who simply cannot take themselves seriously enough. I think I might be the first to admit that the sort of reticence which prevents a man from exploiting his own personality is really an inverted sort of egotism.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

    It is remarkable that almost all speakers and writers feel it to be incumbent on them, sooner or later, to prove or acknowledge the personality of God. Some Earl of Bridgewater, thinking it better late than never, has provided for it in his will. It is a sad mistake.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)