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1.Character
2.trait
3.chatacteristic
4.personality

1. character
2. personality
3. characteristic
4. trait

1.personality
2.character
3.characteristic
4.trait

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1. personality
2. character
3. characteristic
4. trait

character
characteristic
trait
personality

Character
Characteristic
Trait
Personality

1. character
2. characteristic
3. trait
4. personality

character
(formal) the opinion that people have of you, particularly of whether you can be trusted or relied on; danh tiếng:
She was a victim of character assassination (= an unfair attack on the good opinion people had of her).
a slur/attack on his character
My teacher agreed to be a character witness for me in court.
a character reference (= a letter that a person who knows you well writes to an employer to tell them about your good qualities)

characteristic (of sth/sb)
very typical of sth or of sb’s character; tính cách đặc thù:
She spoke with characteristic enthusiasm.

trait
a particular quality in your personality; đức tính
personality traits
Awareness of class is a typically British trait.

personality
the qualities of a person’s character that make them interesting and attractive; cá tính:
We need someone with lots of personality to head the project.
She was very beautiful but seemed to lack personality.

Preference: https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/

1.character
2. characteristic
3. trait
4. personality

character
characteristic
trait
personality

Character
Personality
Characteristics
Trait

Personality
Trait
Characteristics
Character

1. Characteristic
2. Personality
3. Trait
4. Character

1. character
2. personality
3. characteristic
4. trait

1- character
2. personality
3- Trait
4. characteristic

1- character
2. characteristic
3- Trait
4. personality

1 personality
2 characteristic
3 trait
4 character

PERSONALITY
TRAIT
CHARACTERISTIC
CHARACTER

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. character
2. trait
3. characteristic
4. personality

Here's my explanation anyways (hopefully correct ones)

1. A 'character' describes someone in relation to their morals, ethics, values, etc.

2. A 'trait' is used to talk about more specific and particular aspect of someone's personality.

3. A 'characteristic' is something that defines you and makes you unique and different from others.

4. A 'personality' is usually attributed to adults. Those who have weathered the tribulations and ups and downs of young-hood (years of uncertainty and unpredictability) and finally have come to develop a certain way of behaving and thinking that is lasting and permanent. Children's today refutes their yesterday. So that's why we are usually surprised when a child has a personality and acts a certain way in most situations, and so we say things like "She's a little girl with a big personality".

My client is a person of good character______.
My worst _characteristic_____ is that I am sometimes self-centred.
A key ___trait___ of entrepreneurs is that they are action-oriented.
She's a little girl with a big _personality_____.

1. personality
2. characteristic
3. trait
4. character

1. personality
2. trait
3. characterisctic
4. character

1. personality
2. characteristic
3. trait
4. character

1. personality
2. trait
3. characterisctic
4. character

1. Character
2. Characteristic
3. Trait
4. Personality

1. personality
2. characteristics
3. trait
4. character

Thank @colette for letting me know how useful Google Books and its Ngram Viewer are!

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