personal identity


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Noun1.personal identity - the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
personality - the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual; "their different reactions reflected their very different personalities"; "it is his nature to help others"
gender identity - your identity as it is experienced with regard to your individuality as male or female; awareness normally begin in infancy and is reinforced during adolescence
identification - the attribution to yourself (consciously or unconsciously) of the characteristics of another person (or group of persons)
personhood - being a person; "finding her own personhood as a campus activist"
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The Billickin took it ill that Miss Twinkleton's mind, being sorely disturbed by this luggage, failed to take in her personal identity with that clearness of perception which was due to its demands.
A very few white people, but many Asiatics, can throw themselves into a mazement as it were by repeating their own names over and over again to themselves, letting the mind go free upon speculation as to what is called personal identity. When one grows older, the power, usually, departs, but while it lasts it may descend upon a man at any moment.
Five types of psychological benefits are critical to driving employee engagement, a research firm reported earlier this year, also revealing that personal identity benefits and emotional benefits are the most significant contributors to employee loyalty.
1 / 7 Syrian artist Osama Esid's painting explores personal identity. (Supplied) 2 / 7 Syrian artist Osama Esid's painting explores personal identity.
According to Onwuegbuchulam, stepping up in the fight against the menace will reduce the loss of lives, money, Personal identity and privacy in the country.
The topmost layer is of personal identity, the next layers pertain to faith, ethnicity, the other national, then, global, and so on.
"For each registration, the National Integrated Identity Management System (NIMS) will generate a unique identification number which will be known as the Huduma number," said President Kenyatta.The Head of State said the integrated population registration system will be the authentic single source of truth on personal identity in Kenya.
A Possibility of Whales is charming and sweet as it explores personal identity, life changes, love, and, of course, whales.
A Lithuanian language watchdog proposes to allow using non-Lithuanian Latin-based characters for spelling names on the main page of personal identity documents.
His own personal identity and his sexual and romantic relationships with other men is among the more fascinating stuff here (late in life, after his divorce, Dunne called himself alternately bisexual, gay, and celibate), as is how that identity impacted his opinions (for example, regarding the Menendez brothers murder case).
Broadcasting from the online network, WCOBM, Identity Files invites celebrities, authors, and change makers from all walks of life to unravel the tangled web that is personal identity.

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