What does the word character mean?

Usage examples for character

  1. He doesn't bear a good character. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  2. I trust this is not true; but it is too much in character. – The Eulogy of Richard Jefferies by Walter Besant
  3. His character has been excellent. – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald