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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

- Identity may refer to: Accounting identity, calculation or measurement that must be true regardless of the value of its variables Brand identity, the qualities...
- Gender identity is the personal sense of one's own gender. Gender identity can correlate with a person's ****igned **** or can differ from it. In most individuals...
- Dissociative identity disorder (DID), previously known as multiple personality disorder (MPD) and colloquially known as split personality disorder, is...
- An identity do****ent (also called ID or colloquially as papers) is any do****ent that may be used to prove a person's identity. If issued in a small, standard...
- 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...
- Identity politics is a political approach wherein people of a particular race, religion, gender, social background, social class, environmental, or other...
- Cultural identity is a part of a person's identity, or their self-conception and self-perception, and is related to nationality, ethnicity, religion,...
- In linear algebra, the identity matrix of size n {\displaystyle n} is the n × n {\displaystyle n\times n} square matrix with ones on the main diagonal...
- National identity is a person's identity or sense of belonging to one or more states or to one or more nations. It is the sense of "a nation as a cohesive...
- Identity Evropa (/juːˈroʊpə/), rebranded as American Identity Movement in March 2019, was an American neo-**** and white supremacist extremist organization...