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The set of 4,505 trait names with distinct meanings, located by an exhaustive dictionary search in 1936. The dictionary search located 17,953 trait names, but the number was reduced to 4,505 by eliminating synonyms. This study was carried out by the US psychologists Gordon W(illard) Allport (1897–1967) and Henry S(ebastian) Odbert (1909–95) and published in the journal Psychological Monographs in 1936. See also 16PF.

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