Impersonal and Personal


Impersonal adjective - Not relating to or responsive to individual persons.
Usage example: an impersonal corporation

Personal is an antonym for impersonal in topics: detached, cold.


Personal adjective - Concerning or affecting a particular person or his or her private life and personality.
Usage example: personal papers

Impersonal is an antonym for personal.

Both words in one sentence

  • Jade and the manifested J-Team have it even worse, as she cannot keep personal or impersonal pronouns straight.
  • Useful Notes / Poland Nouns are divided into personal animate, impersonal animate and impersonal inanimate, which changes masculine nouns' accusatives.
  • Feudalism, after all, is based on personal obligations to a liege-lord (in other structures, the loyalty is more impersonal, usually based on a community or an ideology).
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