(n.) A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol.
(n.) Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the peculiar form of letters used by a particular person or people; as, an inscription in the Runic character.
(n.) The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others; the stamp impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a person or thing really is; nature; disposition.
(n.) Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; as, he has a great deal of character.
(n.) Moral quality; the principles and motives that control the life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from suspicion.
(n.) Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the miserable character of a slave; in his character as a magistrate; her character as a daughter.
(n.) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation; as, a man's character for truth and veracity; to give one a bad character.
(n.) A written statement as to behavior, competency, etc., given to a servant.
(n.) A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who illustrates certain phases of character; as, Randolph was a character; Caesar is a great historical character.
(n.) One of the persons of a drama or novel.
(v. t.) To engrave; to inscribe.
(v. t.) To distinguish by particular marks or traits; to describe; to characterize.
(1) Moments later, Strauss introduces the bold human character with an energetic, upwards melody which he titles "the climb" in the score.
(2) In high concentrations of antiserum, some of the agglutinated cells of L. h. hertigi were enlarged and showed syncytial characters that included up to five nuclei, two dividing nuclei and five basal bodies associated with a single kinetoplast.
(3) Recently, it has been proposed that beta-adrenergic receptors of rat fat cells are neither beta 1 nor beta 2 in character but rather an 'isoreceptor,' 'hybrid,' or 'beta 3' [Br.
(4) The Nazi party’s office of racial purity claimed that the Jewish character was essentially drug-dependent.
(5) This paper discusses the relationship between the psychoanalytic concept of character and the moral considerations of 'character'.
(6) One-hundred characters were derived from morphological features, physiological and biochemical activities and SEM micrographs.
(7) Diagnosis based on the character of the stridor alone is tenuous, and consideration of presentation other than the stridor is discussed in the management of these infants.
(8) The determining component of daily energy consumption is energy consumption during the working period the value of which depends on the character of working activity and duration of the working shift.
(9) However, these proskinetic symptoms appeared to be a character trait of an infantile personality rather than a condition following as a consequence of psychosis.
(10) At higher concentrations of burimamide, inhibition curves showed distinct evidence of departure from competitive character for both guinea pig and rabbit atria.
(11) The whole film is primarily shown from the character's perspective, so 70% of the process involved working with the director of photography [Maxime Alexandre].
(12) These last specialized characters are observed, on the contrary, in species parasitic in Lagomorpha.
(13) Little deficit in total mesodermal cell number was found, though the entire mesoderm adopted the histological character proper to only some 40% of that in the normal pattern i.e.
(14) And Pippi Longstocking, her most famous character, comes really close to being the personified proof of that… So where did Pippi come from?
(15) The character was wild and dangerous, psychotic but alluring.
(16) Some of the viruses could be differentiated from each other (especially in C. quinoa) by other characters, such as the accumulation of membranes in cell nuclei, or the type of organelle (chloroplasts, mitochondria or peroxisomes) from which multivesicular bodies developed.
(17) The term phlegmonous enterocolitis or gastritis defines an acute inflammatory process with purulent or nonpurulent character, that selectively damages the gastric, small and large intestines submucosal layer.
(18) I think a long time ago television passed up movies in terms of a reasonable and balanced portrayal of gay characters.
(19) With grievous amazement, never self-pitying but sometimes bordering on a sort of numbed wonderment, Levi records the day-to-day personal and social history of the camp, noting not only the fine gradations of his own descent, but the capacity of some prisoners to cut a deal and strike a bargain, while others, destined by their age or character for the gas ovens, follow "the slope down to the bottom, like streams that run down to the sea".
(20) I still can’t figure out who this is aimed at: I’m imagining characters who think they’re in Wolf of Wall Street, with such an inflated sense of entitlement that even al desko meals need to come with Michelin tags.
(a.) Made or consisting of iron; partaking of iron; iron; as, irony chains; irony particles.
(a.) Resembling iron taste, hardness, or other physical property.
(n.) Dissimulation; ignorance feigned for the purpose of confounding or provoking an antagonist.
(n.) A sort of humor, ridicule, or light sarcasm, which adopts a mode of speech the meaning of which is contrary to the literal sense of the words.
(1) And the irony of it is it doesn't interest me at all.
(2) The irony of this type of self-manipulation is that ultimately the child, or adult, finds himself again burdened by impotence, though it is the impotence of guilt rather than that of shame.
(3) The irony is that we have more media than ever before, but less insight.
(4) Richard Aylard, director of sustainability and external affairs for Thames Water, said the firm was aware of the irony that heavy rain had set in after the hosepipe ban was announced.
(5) One of the terrible ironies of the Iraq War is that President Bush used the threat of nuclear terrorism to invade a country that had no active nuclear program.
(6) That he was able to keep his secret treasures here, not in some remote corner of the globe but in the centre of the city that gave birth to the National Socialist movement, is both extraordinary and not short of a certain dark irony.
(7) He is wary of pretension, alive to all shades of irony.
(8) There was a thing at the time that said basically: 'Oh, the working classes obviously don't understand this is irony, so Harry's had to kill him off.'
(9) But the character – compounded of piercing sanity and existential despair, infinite hesitation and impulsive action, self-laceration and observant irony – is so multi-faceted, it is bound to coincide at some point with an actor’s particular gifts.
(10) The irony of her image being exchanged in return for commodities in the future,” she said, “seems to recall the way that actual slaves’ bodies were serving as currencies of exchange.” Larson arrived at a different conclusion about the honor.
(11) In the end, though, practical rethinkers have to get beyond the delights of irony and paradox in which Glasman too often wraps himself.
(12) There is a perverse irony that people who have cracked their iPhones are now being targeted by hackers.
(13) The irony of this is that today, when I was getting all of this horrible antisemitic shit that I’ve only ever seen in Russia, I was reminded that 26 years ago today my family came to the US from Russia.
(14) The irony is an uncomfortable one for policymakers.
(15) Because of our slightly younger average age and city location, we were supposedly one of the "new wave" WIs that had started springing up in the years before – groups that rejected crochet and did more modern activities, often with more than a tinge of irony.
(16) White House officials said that Obama, who was planning to work on the final draft of his speech on his flight from Washington to Oslo, would directly address the issue of the irony of being awarded the peace prize while escalating the war.
(17) Labour's pensions spokesman, Gregg McClymont, said: "The irony is that there are lots of good pension schemes out there that are being undermined by what is going on.
(18) She is being helpful, no doubt about that, but there is an unconscious note of power play – not to mention the sweet irony of my having provoked her into pulling not one but two phones out of her bag within seconds of us sitting down.
(19) "The irony of welcoming to the London 2012 Olympic Games an individual who is alleged to have led an organised and brutal repression of athletes because they peacefully exercised their internationally recognised right to freedom of expression and association during Bahrain's Arab Spring would be a blow to all athletes around the world, and irreconcilable with the UK commitment to human rights and claimed support to peaceful pro-democracy movements," the ECCHR said.
(20) A h, the irony of white people complaining about being interrupted by black people.