through direct contact; in person; directly: I will thank him personally.
as if intended for or directed at one's own person: to take someone's comments personally.
as regards oneself: Personally, I don't care to go.
as an individual: to like someone personally, but not as an employer.

1350–1400; Middle English; see personal, -ly Unabridged
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personally (ˈpɜːsənəlɪ)
1.  without the help or intervention of others: I'll attend to it personally
2.  (sentence modifier) in one's own opinion or as regards oneself: personally, I hate onions
3.  as if referring to oneself: to take the insults personally
4.  as a person: we like him personally, but professionally he's incompetent

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Example sentences
Much of what goes on in the hiring process has nothing to do with you
The president is widowed, politically as well as personally.
People need to see that climate change is already personally affecting millions
  of people and animals all over the world.
Your cell phone could be your link to personally tailored beauty products.
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