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1. personal

adjective. ['ˈpɝːsɪnəl'] concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality.

Synonyms

  • personalised
  • personalized
  • private
  • individualised
  • ad hominem
  • ain
  • person-to-person
  • individual
  • in the flesh
  • face-to-face
  • own
  • individualized

Antonyms

  • impersonal
  • outward
  • stranger
  • introvert

Etymology

  • personal (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce personal?

Pronounce personal as ˈpərsɪnəl.

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How to spell personal? Is it personel? Or personnal? Common misspellings are:

  • personel
  • personnal

Example sentences of the word personal


1. Adjective
Proper maintenance of your yard, swimming areas and personal protection can help keep you safe.

Quotes containing the word personal


1. I don't ever give my opinion. Opinions I have about anything are in my personal life.
- Al Pacino

2. Art is a critical component in a well-rounded education. Art is the level playing field - no matter how rich or poor, tall or short, pretty or ugly to the bone, if you can draw, you can find personal fulfillment and build self-confidence. Art is the highest achievement of mankind.
- Lynda Resnick

3. As fandom grew more variegated, genzines reflected a broadening of interests, carrying personal columns of humor and reflection, science articles, amateur fiction, stylish gossip, and inevitably, thoughtful pieces on the future of fandom.
- Gregory Benford

2. personal

adjective. ['ˈpɝːsɪnəl'] particular to a given individual.

Antonyms

  • exoteric

Etymology

  • personal (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. personal

adjective. ['ˈpɝːsɪnəl'] intimately concerning a person's body or physical being.

Antonyms

  • withholder

Etymology

  • personal (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. personal

noun. ['ˈpɝːsɪnəl'] a short newspaper article about a particular person or group.

Synonyms

  • news article
  • newspaper article

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person

Etymology

  • personal (Middle English (1100-1500))
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