Found 4 items, similar to character.
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n 1: an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play
or film or story); “she is the main character in the
[syn: fictional character
, fictitious character
2: a characteristic property that defines the apparent
individual nature of something; “each town has a quality
all its own”
; “the radical character of our demands”
3: the inherent complex of attributes that determine a persons
moral and ethical actions and reactions; “education has
for its object the formation of character”
Spencer [syn: fiber
4: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; “she played the
part of Desdemona”
, theatrical role
5: a person of a specified kind (usually with many
eccentricities); “a real character”
; “a strange
; “a friendly eccentric”
; “the capable type”
6: good repute; “he is a man of character”
7: a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential
future employer describing the person's qualifications and
dependability; “requests for character references are all
to often answered evasively”
, character reference
8: a written symbol that is used to represent speech; “the
Greek alphabet has 24 characters”
, graphic symbol
v : engrave or inscribe characters on
English → English
, n. [L., an instrument for marking,
character, Gr. ?, fr. ? to make sharp, to cut into furrows,
to engrave: cf. F. caract[`e]re.]
1. A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol.
It were much to be wished that there were throughout
the world but one sort of character for each letter
to express it to the eye. --Holder.
2. Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the peculiar
form of letters used by a particular person or people; as,
an inscription in the Runic character.
You know the character to be your brother's? --Shak.
3. The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a
person or a thing is distinguished from others; the stamp
impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a
person or thing really is; nature; disposition.
The character or that dominion. --Milton.
Know well each Ancient's proper character;
His fable, subject, scope in every page;
Religion, Country, genius of his Age. --Pope.
A man of . . . thoroughly subservient character.
4. Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality;
as, he has a great deal of character.
5. Moral quality; the principles and motives that control the
life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from
6. Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct
with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the
miserable character of a slave; in his character as a
magistrate; her character as a daughter.
7. The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or
thing; reputation; as, a man's character for truth and
veracity; to give one a bad character.
This subterraneous passage is much mended since
Seneca gave so bad a character of it. --Addison.
8. A written statement as to behavior, competency, etc.,
given to a servant. [Colloq.]
9. A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person
characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who
illustrates certain phases of character; as, Randolph was
a character; C[ae]sar is a great historical character.
10. One of the persons of a drama or novel.
Note: “It would be well if character and reputation were
used distinctively. In truth, character is what a
person is; reputation is what he is supposed to be.
Character is in himself, reputation is in the minds of
others. Character is injured by temptations, and by
wrongdoing; reputation by slanders, and libels.
Character endures throughout defamation in every form,
but perishes when there is a voluntary transgression;
reputation may last through numerous transgressions,
but be destroyed by a single, and even an unfounded,
accusation or aspersion.”
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charactered
1. To engrave; to inscribe. [R.]
These trees shall be my books.
And in their barks my thoughts I 'll character.
2. To distinguish by particular marks or traits; to describe;
to characterize. [R.] --Mitford.