Per`son*al"i*ty (?), n.; pl. Personalities (#). [Cf. F. personnalit'e. Cf. Personality.]


That which constitutes distinction of person; individuality.

Personality is individuality existing in itself, but with a nature as a ground. Coleridge.


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.

Sharp personalities were exchanged. Macaulay.

3. Law

That quality of a law which concerns the condition, state, and capacity of persons.



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