Personality‐descriptive verbs

@article{deRaad1988PersonalitydescriptiveV,
  title={Personality‐descriptive verbs},
  author={Boele de Raad and Erik Mulder and Klaas Kloosterman and Willem K. B. Hofstee},
  journal={European Journal of Personality},
  year={1988},
  volume={2},
  pages={81 - 96}
}
This article describes the derivation of a taxonomy of personality‐descriptive verbs. In the introduction the verb domain is delineated relative to other domains of the language of personality. It is argued that verbs are theoretically useful in bridging the gap between trait language and act language. The aim is to provide a representative and effective instrument for registering judgements on personality. In a first study the steps are described that were followed to arrive at a list of… 

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