CONGENITAL CHARACTER By N., Sam M.S. - 8 an aspect of one's personality which is existent at birth. It might be genetic or stem from the impact of other aspects encountered in the duration of inutero growth or delivery. CONGENITAL CHARACTER: "Congenital characters are sometimes not immediately noticed since infants display so few traits." Related Psychology Terms MENTAL RETARDATION (CAUSES) BIRTH ADJUSTMENTS NEWBORN INFANT (Neonate) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) ANTISOCIAL REACTION FROMM, ERICH (1900—) JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Using the Hamilton Depression Rating Scale: A Case Study on Grief PERSONALITY PROCESSES Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CONGENITAL CHARACTER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/congenital-character/ (accessed February 4, 2023).