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any of the category of psychological tests designed to test the characteristics of the personality, emotional status, mental disorder, etc., in contrast to an intelligence test.
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A test, usually involving a standardized series of questions or tasks, used to describe or evaluate a subject's personality characteristics. Also called personality inventory.
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personality testPsychology Any psychological test–eg, Rorschach ink-blot test or multiple choice California Psychological Inventory–designed to objectively measure certain facets of a person's personality and possibly predict the ability to function in the workplace; some experts believe that PTs are of little use and poorly predictive of future behavior; Cf IQ test.
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per·son·al·i·ty test(pĕrsŏn-ali-tē test)
Form of psychological assessment designed to test characteristics of personality, emotional status, mental disorder.
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