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personality inventory

noun, Psychology
1.
a questionnaire designed to measure personality types or characteristics.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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personality inventory

noun
1.
(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
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personality inventory in Medicine

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.

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