[ahy-den-ti-kit, ih-den-] /aɪˈdɛn tɪˌkɪt, ɪˈdɛn-/
a brand name for a kit containing drawings of hairlines, eyes, noses, chins, etc., in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, used by law-enforcement agencies to construct a composite picture of a suspect from descriptions provided by witnesses.
[ahy-den-ti-tee, ih-den-] /aɪˈdɛn tɪ ti, ɪˈdɛn-/ noun, plural identities. 1. the state or fact of remaining the same one or ones, as under varying aspects or conditions: The identity of the fingerprints on the gun with those on file provided evidence that he was the killer. 2. the condition of being oneself or itself, and […]
noun 1. a card for identifying the bearer, giving name, address, and other personal data. noun 1. a card that establishes a person’s identity, esp one issued to all members of the population in wartime, to the staff of an organization, etc
noun 1. a period or episode of psychological distress, often occurring in adolescence but sometimes in adulthood, when a person seeks a clearer sense of self and an acceptable role in society. 2. confusion as to goals and priorities: The company is undergoing an identity crisis. identity crisis n. A psychosocial state or condition of […]
- Identity disorder
identity disorder n. A disorder occurring in late adolescence and characterized by feelings of uncertainty and distress due to issues such as long-term goals, sexual orientation and behavior, morality, and religious identification.