personal identity

Definitions of personal identity
1

n the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity

Synonyms:
identity, individuality
Types:
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
Type of:
personality
the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual

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