personality test Word Origin noun Psychology.
- an instrument, as a questionnaire or series of standardized tasks, used to measure personality characteristics or to discover personality disorders.
Origin of personality test First recorded in 1910–15 Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 personality test in Medicine personality test n.
- A test, usually involving a standardized series of questions or tasks, used to describe or evaluate a subject’s personality traits.
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