What does the word personal mean?

Usage examples for personal

  1. Indeed, she was not given to talk about her own personal affairs; and although, as I have said, many of her neighbours visited her, she did not lay herself out for society. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  2. None of them except Byng had known him, and the dark news had brought no personal shock. – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  3. Oh, I beg your pardon for being personal! – Lady Baltimore by Owen Wister