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Personal identity
Personal Per"son*al, a. [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.] 1. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things. Every man so termed by way of personal difference. --Hooker. 2. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire. The words are conditional, -- If thou doest well, -- and so personal to Cain. --Locke. 3. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms. --Addison. 4. Done in person; without the intervention of another. ``Personal communication.' --Fabyan. The immediate and personal speaking of God. --White. 5. Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks. 6. (Gram.) Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun. Personal action (Law), a suit or action by which a man claims a debt or personal duty, or damages in lieu of it; or wherein he claims satisfaction in damages for an injury to his person or property, or the specific recovery of goods or chattels; -- opposed to real action. Personal equation. (Astron.) See under Equation. Personal estate or property (Law), movables; chattels; -- opposed to real estate or property. It usually consists of things temporary and movable, including all subjects of property not of a freehold nature. Personal identity (Metaph.), the persistent and continuous unity of the individual person, which is attested by consciousness. Personal pronoun (Gram.), one of the pronouns I, thou, he, she, it, and their plurals. Personal representatives (Law), the executors or administrators of a person deceased. Personal rights, rights appertaining to the person; as, the rights of a personal security, personal liberty, and private property. Personal tithes. See under Tithe. Personal verb (Gram.), a verb which is modified or inflected to correspond with the three persons.
system or doctrine of identity
Identism I*den"tism, n. [See Identity.] (Metaph.) The doctrine taught by Schelling, that matter and mind, and subject and object, are identical in the Absolute; -- called also the system or doctrine of identity.

Meaning of Identity from wikipedia

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- The Bourne Identity may refer to: The Bourne Identity (novel), a 1980 novel by Robert Ludlum The Bourne Identity (1988 film), a television movie adaptation...
- Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender. Gender identity can correlate with ****igned **** at birth, or can differ from it. All...
- (PLMN) has its own unique identifier which is known as its location area identity (LAI). This internationally unique identifier is used for location updating...
- Dissociative identity disorder (DID), also known as multiple personality disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by at least two distinct and relatively...
- Do****ento Nacional de Identidad means "National Identity do****ent" in Spanish. It is the name used by: Do****ento Nacional de Identidad (Argentina) Do****ento...
- The International Mobile Equipment Identity or IMEI /aɪˈmiː/ is a number, usually unique, to identify 3GPP and iDEN mobile phones, as well as some satellite...
- Identity politics refers to political positions based on the interests and perspectives of social groups with which people identify. Identity politics...
- Identity is a 2003 American psychological thriller film directed by James Mangold from a screenplay written by Michael Cooney. The film stars John Cusack...
- An identity do****ent (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any do****ent which may be used to prove a person's identity...