a questionnaire designed to measure personality types or characteristics.
(psychol) a form of personality test in which the subject answers questions about himself. The results are used to determine dimensions of personality, such as extroversion
personality inventory n.
A questionnaire that is scored to yield a profile of the particular traits or characteristics that make up the respondent’s personality.
- Personality profile
personality profile n.
noun, Psychology. 1. an instrument, as a questionnaire or series of standardized tasks, used to measure personality characteristics or to discover personality disorders. personality test n. A test, usually involving a standardized series of questions or tasks, used to describe or evaluate a subject’s personality traits.
- Personality type
noun 1. (psychol) a cluster of personality traits commonly occurring together noun any of various categories of normal or abnormal personality traits that seem to occur together consistently, such as introvert or extrovert Usage Note psychology
[pur-suh-nl-ahyz] /ˈpɜr sə nlˌaɪz/ verb (used with object), personalized, personalizing. 1. to have marked with one’s initials, name, or monogram: to personalize stationery. 2. to make , as by applying a general statement to oneself. 3. to ascribe qualities to; personify. 4. to design or tailor to meet an individual’s specifications, needs, or preferences: a […]