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General words for a person's character - synonyms or related words

character

noun

the qualities that make up someone’s personality

personality

noun

the part of a person that makes them behave in a particular way in social situations, for example in a friendly or unfriendly way, or in a confident or shy way. You use the word character when you are talking about whether someone is good or bad, or honest or dishonest

identity

noun

the qualities that make someone or something what they are and different from other people

nature

noun

the basic character of a person or an animal

make-up

noun

the individual qualities and attitudes that combine to form someone’s basic character

temperament

noun

someone’s temperament is their basic character, for example their tendency to be happy, angry etc

being

noun

mainly literary

the deepest and most essential part of someone’s individual character

self

noun

spoken

what you feel and want, rather than what other people feel and want

your normal/usual self

the type of person that you usually are, when nothing has happened to upset you

your true/real self

the type of person that you are when you are not trying to impress anyone

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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