Synonyms of character in English:



  • 1 a forceful character the character of a town
    spirit, essence, identity, ethos, complexion, tone, feel, feeling
  • 2 a woman of character
    integrity, honor, moral strength, moral fiber, rectitude, uprightness;
    informal guts, gutsiness
  • 3 a stain on his character
    reputation, name, good name, standing, stature, position, status
  • 4 informal a bit of a character
    eccentric, oddity, madcap, crank, individualist, nonconformist, rare bird, free spirit
    informal oddball
  • 5 a boorish character
    person, man, woman, soul, creature, individual, customer
  • 6 the characters develop throughout the play
    persona, role, part;
    (characters)dramatis personae
  • 7 thirty characters per line
    letter, figure, symbol, sign, mark
  • Quote

    People seem not to see that their opinion of the world is also a confession of character.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson The Conduct of Life ( 1860)

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