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per·so·na

 (pər-sō′nə)
n.
1. pl. personas The role that one assumes or displays in public or society; one's public image or personality, as distinguished from the inner self.
2. pl. per·so·nas or per·so·nae (-nē) The character represented by the voice of the speaker or narrator in a literary work.
3. personae The characters in a dramatic or literary work.

[Latin persōna; see person.]

persona

(pɜːˈsəʊnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː)
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (often plural) a character in a play, novel, etc
2. an assumed identity or character
3. (Psychology) (in Jungian psychology) the mechanism that conceals a person's true thoughts and feelings, esp in his adaptation to the outside world
[Latin: mask]

per•so•na

(pərˈsoʊ nə)

n., pl. -nae (-nē), -nas.
1. Often, personae. a character in a fictional literary work.
2. (in the psychology of C. G. Jung) the public role or personality a person assumes or is perceived to assume (contrasted with anima).
[1905–10; < Latin persōna mask, character]
anima, persona - Anima is Carl Jung's term for the inner part of the personality, or character, as opposed to the persona, or outer part.
See also related terms for personality.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.persona - an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; "she played the part of Desdemona"
personation, portrayal, characterization, enactment - acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture
bit part, minor role - a small role
heavy - a serious (or tragic) role in a play
hero - the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem
ingenue - the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play
name part, title role - the role of the character after whom the play is named
heroine - the main good female character in a work of fiction
baddie, villain - the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction
2.persona - (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world; "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
Carl Gustav Jung, Carl Jung, Jung - Swiss psychologist (1875-1961)

persona

noun personality, part, face, front, role, character, mask, façade, public face, assumed role the contradictions between her private life and her public persona

persona

noun
A person portrayed in fiction or drama:
Translations

persona

[pɜːˈsəʊnə] N (personae (pl)) [pɜːˈsəʊnaɪ]
1. (= character) → personaje m
2. (= image) → imagen f
3. persona gratapersona f grata
persona non gratapersona f no grata

persona

[pərˈsəʊnə] n (= image) → personnage m
public persona → personne publique
to take on a new persona → se créer un nouveau personnage

persona

n pl <-e> (Psych) → Persona f; persona grata (Jur) → Persona grata f; persona non grata (Jur, fig) → Persona non grata f

per·so·na

n. persona, personalidad adoptada que encubre la verdadera.
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