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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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.
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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)
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persona

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

noun
A person portrayed in fiction or drama:
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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
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persona

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

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

n. persona, personalidad adoptada que encubre la verdadera.
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A single glance satisfied her that the White Worm in PROPRIA PERSONA was not visible.
It is but fair to add that these Yankees, brave as they have ever proved themselves to be, did not confine themselves to theories and formulae, but that they paid heavily, in propria persona , for their inventions.
His manners and his speech were alike reserved, his air of breeding was apparent, but he had not the natural ease or charm which was making Granet, even in those few minutes, persona grata with Geraldine's mother and a little circle of newly-arrived guests.
BIRMINGHAM legal and professional services group Gateley has expanded its property arm with the acquisition of Persona Associates.
Focusing on one persona or one type of client can hinder your efforts at attracting the right audience, wasting both time and resources that could have been used creating personas for the audience that you want to attract and convert.
Atlus has just revealed the new Futaba Sakura trailer for her appearance in the upcoming "Persona 5 Royal" game that is set to launch soon.
Este articulo analiza la importancia que el sexo de la persona cuidadora tiene para los receptores de cuidados profesionales de larga duracion.