persona

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n persona (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world "a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty"
    • n persona an actor's portrayal of someone in a play "she played the part of Desdemona"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Persona (Biol) Same as Person n., 8.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n persona In biology, same as person, 8.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Persona pėr-sō′na a person
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Pendennyss and his sister follow immediately; so, my dear madam, the dramatis personae will all be on the stage soon.
"Precaution" by James Fenimore Cooper
To the persona of the household we were a curiosity.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
The waterfall and the tossing sea are dramatis personae in the ordinary film romance.
"The Art Of The Moving Picture" by Vachel Lindsay
But not only to make laws: he was also in some mystic way the Persona and Representative of all the plain.
"Hills and the Sea" by H. Belloc
The conduct of diplomacy with England was thus in capable hands, and Lethington was a persona grata to the English Queen.
"John Knox and the Reformation" by Andrew Lang
Venetia Victrix is followed by Ophelion, a curious lyrical play whose dramatis personae consist of Night, Death, Dawn and a Scholar.
"Reviews" by Oscar Wilde
Among the persona who had been present in the library was Mr. Faxon, an aged and worthy clergyman.
"Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue" by Warren T. Ashton
Guarde nuestro Senor vuestras muy Reverendas personas.
"Fray Luis de León" by James Fitzmaurice-Kelly
The Catholic is usually not a persona grata as a Catholic but for some quality he possesses.
"Explanation of Catholic Morals" by John H. Stapleton
The word person comes from "persona," which means a mask.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great Philosophers, Volume 8" by Elbert Hubbard
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In poetry:

The dramatis personae of our lives
Dwindle and wizen; familiar boyhood shames,
The tribulations one somehow survives,
Rise smokily from propitiatory flames
"Sarabande On Attaining The Age Of Seventy-Seven" by Anthony Hecht

In news:

Items tagged with Persona 4.
Our work becomes almost like our third persona because we collaborate.
Persona 2: Innocent Sin dropping September 20.
Persona 2: Innocent Sin now available for PSP.
Free soundtrack CD with launch copy of SMT: Persona 2.
Fergie's Black Eyed Peas Persona .
What is Your Publishing Persona .
Mozilla releases Persona online ID system.
Mozilla released an ID system this week called ' Persona ,' which promises to be easier and more secure than traditional username/password combinations.
Fargo Launches New Persona C30 Card Printer.
Council says pigs persona non grata.
2013 Toyota Prius Persona Series Special Edition Price Details.
Your Guide to Building and Using Personas.
Browns have found perfect persona .
In Search of Madonna's Persona .
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In science:

Curiosamente, mientras que muchas personas religiosas no sufren el SCC, muchos ateos lo sufren (una explicaci´on podr´ıa ser que crecieron en familias muy religiosas que implantaron en las mentes de sus hijos impresiones muy fuertes sobre la grandeza y lo excepcional de la especie humana)11 .
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture
Ad Ilenia, la persona che più di tutte ha cambiato la mia vita.
Random Generation and Approximate Counting of Combinatorial Structures
Cont ent(cid:8211)based warehouse persona lization Ravat et al. [8,9] focus on the integration of persona lization in a multidimensional context.
A Survey of User-Centric Data Warehouses: From Personalization to Recommendation
Si se utilizase un test para medir la motivación de una persona, entonces los resultados obtenidos no nos servirán para tomar ninguna decisión sobre, por ejemplo, su personalidad, por lo que los resultados de cada test son relativos y únicamente válidos al ob jeto de estudio.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
Uno de los puntos fuertes de estos tests psicométricos es que sus resultados nos permiten hacer comparaciones de las capacidades de una persona con respecto a otra, o incluso nos permiten ver la evolución de sus capacidades en diferentes momentos de su vida.
Analysis of first prototype universal intelligence tests: evaluating and comparing AI algorithms and humans
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