What are these classified as -- greed, hatred, pride, thinking oneself above others -- I don't want to call them emotions. I had originally thought of calling them virtues, emotions, conventions, desires... but I see that none of these work. Now I need a single word. Any ideas?
1.The combination of mental, physical, and emotional traits of a person; natural predisposition.
2.Unusual personal attitude or nature as manifested by peculiarities of feeling, temper, action, etc., often with a disinclination to submit to conventional rules or restraints.
A habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations.