The quality or state of being individual or constituting an individual; separate or distinct existence; oneness; unity.
The character or property appropriate or peculiar to an individual; that quality which distinguishes one person or thing from another; the sum of characteristic traits; distinctive character; as, he is a person of marked individuality.
A habit of thinking and acting in one's own distinctive manner and as one believes appropriate, not being heavily influenced by the opinions of others; -- of people.
The immortal, reincarnating part of a human being, consisting of the Upper Spiritual and Upper Mental levels; contrasted with the Personality, which consists of the Lower Mental, Upper Astral, Lower Astral, Etheric and Physical levels, and which only persists for one Incarnation (q.v.), a new Personality being built up around the immortal Individuality for each Incarnation. (See REINCARNATION.)
the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
What which characterizes the part more intimate and founding of a living creature. It must be distinguished from personality, that is the psychic-somatic unity as social identifying character.
the immortal Self, the Higher Self, developed over the course of all of one's incarnations by the actualizing of the potential of the Divine Spark, as distinct from the Personality built up in a single incarnation
Term used for the Higher Self as distinct from the Lower Self or Personality.