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R E F E R E N C E S
Personality n, pl -ties [ME personalite, fr. LL personalitat; personalitas] [15c] 1a: the quality or state of being a person b: personal existence 2a: the condition or fact of relating to a particular person; specif: the condition of refering directly to or being aimed disparagingly or hostilely at an individual b: an offensisvely personal remark [angrily resorted to personalities] 3: the complex of characteristics that distinguishes an individual or a nation or group, esp: the totality of an individual's behavioral and emotional characteristics 4a: distinction or excellence of personal and social traits; also: a person having such quality b: a person of importance, prominence, renown, or notoriety [a TV __ ] -syn. see Disposition
[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]
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