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PERSONA (personae)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does persona mean? 

PERSONA (noun)
  The noun PERSONA has 2 senses:

1. an actor's portrayal of someone in a play
2. (Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

  Familiarity information: PERSONA used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

PERSONA (noun)

Sense 1persona [BACK TO TOP]


An actor's portrayal of someone in a play

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents


persona; theatrical role; role; character; part

Context example:

she played the part of Desdemona

Hypernyms ("persona" is a kind of...):

characterization; enactment; personation; portrayal (acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "persona"):

bit part; minor role (a small role)

heavy (a serious (or tragic) role in a play)

hero (the principal character in a play or movie or novel or poem)

ingenue (the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play)

name part; title role (the role of the character after whom the play is named)

heroine (the main good female character in a work of fiction)

baddie; villain (the principle bad character in a film or work of fiction)

Sense 2persona [BACK TO TOP]


(Jungian psychology) a personal facade that one presents to the world

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


persona; image

Context example:

a public image is as fragile as Humpty Dumpty

Hypernyms ("persona" is a kind of...):

appearance; visual aspect (outward or visible aspect of a person or thing)

Domain category:

psychological science; psychology (the science of mental life)

Carl Gustav Jung; Carl Jung; Jung (Swiss psychologist (1875-1961))

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