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Definition of Personal

  • Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things.
  • Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire.
  • Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms.
  • Done in person; without the intervention of another.
  • Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks.
  • Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun.
  • A movable; a chattel.
  • a short newspaper article about a particular person or group
  • concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality
  • indicating grammatical person
  • of or arising from personality

How to use personal in a sentence. Personal pronunciation.

In the latter place he had been one of the Turkish Embassy, and, having none of the outward characteristics of the Turk, and being in appearance more of a Spaniard than an Oriental, he had, by his gifts, his address and personal appearance, won the good-will of the Duchess of Middlesex, and had had that success all too flattering to the soul of a libertine.
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He swung round and was met by the passive face of the black slave in personal attendance on Harrik.
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The "Last Chance" had found a "clay casing" and knew they were "right on the ledge"-consequence, "feet" that went begging yesterday were worth a brick house apiece to-day, and seedy owners who could not get trusted for a drink at any bar in the country yesterday were roaring drunk on champagne to-day and had hosts of warm personal friends in a town where they had forgotten how to bow or shake hands from long-continued want of practice.
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Through all his roughness, Cobb was distinguished by a personal delicacy which no doubt had impressed Louise, say what she might of pretended fears.
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The immense size of the country produces an element of largeness in Russian character that one feels not only in their novels, but almost invariably in personal contact and conversation with a more or less educated Russian.
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Others, however, attempt to live up to their theories, not so much for their personal enjoyment, as for the satisfaction that comes from intellectual consistency.
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What the individual and society need to-day is not Socialism, Communism, or Nihilism; no temporary palliative sought in political, social, or financial Reform; what we each need is a closer personal contact with the simple truths of the New Testament.
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It was also owing largely to his personal efforts that Tolstoi's work first became known in France.
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Turgenev's novel is not a creation purely objective; in it the personality of the author steps out too clearly, his sympathies, his inspiration, even his personal bitterness and irritation.
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From this we get the opportunity to find in the novel the personal opinions of the author himself, and in this we have one point to start from-that we should accept as the opinions of the author the views expressed in the novel, at least those views which have been expressed with a noticeable feeling for them on the part of the author and put into the mouths of those characters whom he apparently favours.
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His novels are filled with his personal experiences, he had an almost abnormal self-consciousness, and he bitterly complained that Turgenev, who did not need the money, received much more for his work than he.
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For Dostoevski put into it all the sum of his wisdom, all the ripe fruit of his experience, all his religious aspiration, and in Alosha he created not only the greatest of all his characters, but his personal conception of what the ideal man should be.
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With no trouble at all, no personal inconvenience, we learned the worst of all possible worsts on this puzzling and interesting planet.
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Gorki himself has generously tried to help in the perpetuation of Chekhov's name, by publishing a volume of personal reminiscences of his dead friend.
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His innate modesty and lack of self-assertion made him very slow at personal advertisement, and his dislike of Tolstoi's views prevented at first an acquaintance with the old sage.
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The summum bonum is personal, individual happiness, the complete gratification of desire.
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But as set in operation for _man's good_, so, in an exigency that may make necessary their suspension, to secure his deliverance from peril and bring man back to the recognition of the personal God, as above, law, is it unreasonable to believe that God has power thus to suspend or overrule his own arrangements?
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Though having all the needed mental, historic and heart belief and trust in God-still there was desired that special satisfaction which can only come by _personal evidence.
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The following instances show that those who are devoted to God's good work and helping in his service can ask for anything needed for their personal comfort, and expect the Lord to grant them.
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The farm is rocky and remote from the village, and his whole property, real and personal, would not exceed in value three thousand dollars.
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Examples of Personal

Example #1
It had, however, been the means of his premature retirement from England, for his chief at the Embassy had a preference for an Oriental entourage.
Example #2
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
Example #3
The slave did not speak, but motioned towards a screen at the end of the room, and moved towards it.
Example #4
Suddenly he was conscious of some one behind him, though he had heard no one approach.
Example #5
Johnny Morgan, a common loafer, had gone to sleep in the gutter and waked up worth a hundred thousand dollars, in consequence of the decision in the "Lady Franklin and Rough and Ready" lawsuit.
Example #6
The widow Brewster had "struck it rich" in the "Golden Fleece" and sold ten feet for $18,000-hadn't money enough to buy a crape bonnet when Sing-Sing Tommy killed her husband at Baldy Johnson's wake last spring.