character


character
I (an individual) noun being, body, figure, human, human being, man, mortal, party, person, personage, personality, self-determined being, somebody, someone II (personal quality) noun animus, aspects, attribute, bent, characteristic mood, constitution, description, disposition, dominant quality, essence, essential part, essential quality of one's nature, essentialness, ethos, features, fiber, frame of mind, grain, inclination, individualism, individuality, ingenium, inherited characteristics, inner nature, intellect, intrinsicality, intrinsicalness, kind, leaning, makeup, manner, marked traits, mental and spiritual makeup, mettle, mold, moral qualities, mores, natura, natural turn of mind, nature, peculiarity, personal traits, personality, predilection, prime ingredients, proclivity, proneness, propension, propensity, proprietas, psychological habits, qualities, quiddity, quintessence, slant, striking qualities, style, substantiality, susceptibility, temper, temperament, tendency, tone, trait III (reputation) noun celebrity, credit, deference, distinction, eminence, esteem, estimation, existimatio, fama, fame, grandeur, high reward, honor, locus standi, name, nobility, notability, notice, notoriety, notoriousness, opinio, place, popular favor, popularity, position, position in society, preeminence, prestige, prominence, public esteem, publicly recognized standing, recognition, regard, renown, reputableness, repute, respect, respectability, standing, station, status associated concepts: character evidence, character witness IV index animus, behavior, caliber (quality), color (complexion), complexion, condition (state), configuration (form), disposition (inclination), entity, frame (mood), honor (good reputation), individual, integrity, kind, merit, part (role), person, personality, predisposition, principle (virtue), property (distinctive attribute), quality (excellence), quality (grade), rectitude, role, speciality, specialty (distinctive mark), spirit, style, temperament, tendency, tenor, turpitude

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


character
n.
A person’s moral qualities; reputation; disposition.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Character — • A consideration of the term as it is used in psychology and ethics Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Character     Character     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Character — Char ac*ter, n. [L., an instrument for marking, character, Gr. ?, fr. ? to make sharp, to cut into furrows, to engrave: cf. F. caract[ e]re.] [1913 Webster] 1. A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol. [1913 Webster] It were much to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Character — Character(s) may refer to: Contents 1 Art and entertainment 2 Mathematics, science and technology 3 Symbols 4 Other …   Wikipedia

  • Character — Студий …   Википедия

  • character — Fowler (1926) argued that character should not be used (1) as an alternative to forming abstract nouns in ness, ity, etc., e.g. • Every housing site has its own unique character Country Life, 1972 [instead of uniqueness or…is unique], and (2) in… …   Modern English usage

  • character — [kar′ək tər, kar′iktər] n. [ME carecter < OFr caractère < L character, an engraving instrument < Gr charaktēr < charassein, to engrave < charax, pointed stake] 1. a distinctive mark 2. a) any letter, figure, or symbol used in… …   English World dictionary

  • character — [n1] individuality appearance, aspect, attribute, badge, bent, caliber, cast, complex, complexion, constitution, crasis, disposition, emotions, estimation, ethos, frame, frame of mind, genius, grain, habit, humor, kind, makeup, mettle, mood,… …   New thesaurus

  • Character — (engl.: „Charakter“ oder „Schriftzeichen“) steht für: Char (Datentyp), einen Datentyp in der Informationstechnologie Character (Album), ein Album der Metalband Dark Tranquillity Character indelebilis, untilgbares Merkmal, Begriff aus der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • character — (n.) early 14c., from O.Fr. caractere (13c., Mod.Fr. caractère), from L. character, from Gk. kharakter engraved mark, also symbol or imprint on the soul, from kharassein to engrave, from kharax pointed stake, from PIE root *gher to scrape,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • character — n 1 Character, symbol, sign, mark are comparable in the specific sense of an arbitrary or conventional device that is used in writing and in printing, but is neither a word nor a phrase nor a picture. Character suggests the distinctive form or… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.