the aspect of someone's character that is presented to or perceived by others.
While a persona is not considered a lie or a falsehood, its meaning implies that it is only part of the truth. There is "real" person beneath.
The way you behave, talk, etc., with other people that causes them to see you as a particular kind of person : the image or personality that a person presents to other people
the mechanism that conceals a person's true thoughts and feelings, esp in his adaptation to the outside world