Definition for personal

adjective as in private, individual

Strongest matches

intimate, particular, secret, special

Strong matches

exclusive, privy

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Example Sentences

I explained in personal detail the demise I was experiencing.

The data above are consistent with previous surveys about location and personal data sharing among smartphone owners.

Seeing someone advocate for a brand or products that they’re using is an incredibly personal form of marketing.

Find the one thing that Israel doesn’t have an answer to, doesn’t know how to manage and can’t get rid of, and make it your own personal vanity project.

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Several claim that they were only cited because an officer took personal offense to something they’d said — usually about police and sometimes just quietly to themselves.

The email appears to have been a relatively common attempt to gain personal information from a wide range of unwitting victims.

And, as Gow adds wryly from his own personal experience, “To a huge extent they achieved that aim very well.”

Michael Steinbrick, a personal trainer with New York Sports Clubs, says he can always spot a newbie.

Marrying another Jew was not just a personal simcha (joy), but one for the community.

It was hard not to take it as a sign, a personal comment on my own Jewish dating failings.

The feeling for the tiny things probably has in it the warmth of a young personal sympathy.

Make a personal appeal to your men and Godley's to make a supreme effort to hold their ground.

The same two impulses are said to lie at the root of the elaborate art of personal adornment developed by savages.

One of the lower and mixed forms of artistic activity, in the case of the child and of the race alike, is personal adornment.

He respected her courage and obvious power to rise above the personal attitude of her sex.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to personal, such as: intimate, particular, secret, special, exclusive, and privy.

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