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Definition 1: (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where persona or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

Synonyms for persona in the sense of this definition

(persona is a kind of ...) outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

(persona belongs to category ...) the science of mental life

(persona belongs to category ...) Swiss psychologist (1875-1961)

Definition 2: an actor's portrayal of someone in a play - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where persona or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she played the part of Desdemona

Synonyms for persona in the sense of this definition

(persona is a kind of ...) acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

(... is a kind of persona ) a small role

(... is a kind of persona ) a serious (or tragic) role in a play

(... is a kind of persona ) the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem

(... is a kind of persona ) the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play

(... is a kind of persona ) the role of the character after whom the play is named

(... is a kind of persona ) the main good female character in a work of fiction

(... is a kind of persona ) the principal bad character in a film or work of fiction

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