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The state or condition of being a person, especially having those qualities that confer distinct individuality: "finding her own personhood as a campus activist" (Walter Shapiro).
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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US the condition of being a person who is an individual with inalienable rights, esp under the 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States
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|Noun||1.||personhood - being a person; "finding her own personhood as a campus activist"|
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