The characteristic way in which a person thinks, feels, and behaves; the ingrained pattern of behavior that each person evolves, both consciously and unconsciously, as his or her style of life or way of being in adapting to the environment.
The basic organization of a person’s characteristic adjustment to the environment.
All the characteristics which are typical of one particular person and the way he or she thinks and behaves, and which make him or her different from other people.
Composite of a person’s behavior and attitudes; a tendency to feel and behave in a certain way.
The consistent lifelong patterns of thought, action, emotion, and attitude that originate within an individual and are expressed in a wide variety of settings and situations. Personality accounts for individual differences in reactions to the same situation — for example, when two people are confronted by a mugger, one fights and the other flees.
An enduring disposition to act and feel in particular ways that differentiate one individual from another. These patterns are sometimes conceptualized as different categories and sometimes as different dimensions.
The unique organization of traits, characteristics, and modes of behavior of an individual, setting the individual apart from others and at the same time determining how others react to the individual.