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Donald Ressler Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Donald Ressler is a character from The Blacklist.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 400 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
patriotic (not unpatriotic)93.6106.714
serious (not playful)92.7267.626
direct (not roundabout)91.4368.518
masculine (not feminine)91.012610.423
workaholic (not slacker)89.716915.527
tight (not loose)88.64210.718
practical (not imaginative)88.53316.520
concrete (not abstract)88.0139.913
on-time (not tardy)87.717511.223
🐴 (not 🦄)87.33118.632
skeptical (not spiritual)87.17210.521
loyal (not traitorous)86.743615.627
straight (not queer)86.615817.722
🏀 (not 🎨)86.37814.653
confidential (not gossiping)85.420014.922
persistent (not quitter)85.172316.821
deliberate (not spontaneous)85.014121.630
conservative (not liberal)85.05413.526
🧗 (not 🛌)84.919621.138
guarded (not open)84.427919.525
scheduled (not spontaneous)83.122218.510
works hard (not plays hard)83.123725.214
reserved (not chatty)82.915419.813
basic (not hipster)82.98017.417
valedictorian (not drop out)82.735519.115
motivated (not unmotivated)82.678521.723
strict (not lenient)82.519218.923
studious (not goof-off)82.436918.221
go-getter (not slugabed)82.239917.222
diligent (not lazy)82.281210.819
tense (not relaxed)82.036817.317
gendered (not androgynous)82.047126.511
frank (not sugarcoated)82.029514.621
preppy (not punk rock)81.919816.721
pensive (not serene)81.46122.317
active (not slothful)81.155913.712
scientific (not artistic)81.121914.027
overachiever (not underachiever)80.850824.018
neurotypical (not autistic)80.711913.816
factual (not poetic)80.711811.523
Swedish (not Italian)80.54825.725
realistic (not fantastical)80.516524.818
🤠 (not 🤑)79.817812.610
realist (not idealist)79.711120.827
orderly (not chaotic)79.424821.116
vanilla (not kinky)79.312413.311
driven (not unambitious)79.283724.513
OCD (not ADHD)79.219419.512
politically correct (not edgy)79.08420.218
monochrome (not multicolored)79.011621.817
resolute (not wavering)78.926723.517
self-disciplined (not disorganized)78.763427.519
rigid (not flexible)78.719119.619
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)78.67222.846
dramatic (not comedic)78.438519.417
winter (not summer)78.220323.623
sturdy (not flimsy)78.139220.320
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)78.110021.233
corporate (not freelance)78.017322.321
conventional (not creative)77.814822.415
proper (not scandalous)77.723122.126
dry (not moist)77.78218.915
heroic (not villainous)77.766820.619
humorless (not funny)77.411715.911
triggered (not trolling)77.411524.630
normie (not freak)77.48621.317
neat (not messy)77.444719.823
repetitive (not varied)77.49817.216
devoted (not unfaithful)77.391422.519
precise (not vague)77.234519.817
privileged (not oppressed)76.948222.227
clean (not perverted)76.951522.218
haunted (not blissful)76.841512.618
bold (not shy)76.895423.625
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)76.640422.031
predictable (not quirky)76.48320.028
traumatized (not flourishing)76.435512.916
sorrowful (not cheery)76.328410.719
off-key (not musical)76.312414.116
literal (not metaphorical)75.815623.118
egalitarian (not racist)75.896227.613
civilized (not barbaric)75.759822.511
hard-work (not natural-talent)75.724922.719
presidential (not folksy)75.430320.119
honorable (not cunning)75.334727.821
well behaved (not mischievous)75.223226.114
manicured (not scruffy)75.267921.018
🥴 (not 🥳)75.216218.019
traditional (not unorthodox)75.119827.618
hunter (not gatherer)75.140025.414
jock (not nerd)75.128123.511
private (not gregarious)75.038521.217
formal (not intimate)75.024325.019
self-assured (not self-conscious)74.941823.811
quarrelsome (not warm)74.940224.820
official (not backdoor)74.915224.912
white knight (not bad boy)74.643922.128
rational (not whimsical)74.539626.815
healthy (not sickly)74.462619.214
chortling (not giggling)74.427214.616
prideful (not envious)74.444217.632
permanent (not transient)74.219124.818
classical (not avant-garde)74.123527.136
regular (not zany)74.19421.915
methodical (not astonishing)73.831724.015
sane (not crazy)73.725818.118
coordinated (not clumsy)73.670720.912
never cries (not often crying)73.346721.923
cocky (not timid)73.374324.318
human (not animalistic)73.273723.316
normal (not weird)73.112628.915
mild (not spicy)73.117525.313
cold (not warm)73.132622.917
rock (not rap)73.077623.728
distant (not touchy-feely)72.740826.727
reliable (not experimental)72.538326.924
real (not philosophical)72.435833.216
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)72.417913.520
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)72.222926.513
not genocidal (not genocidal)72.181331.019
work-first (not family-first)71.944925.718
fresh (not stinky)71.972926.521
🤐 (not 😜)71.835126.858
🤔 (not 🤫)71.620526.641
down2earth (not head@clouds)71.341027.737
resourceful (not helpless)71.3107425.018
stubborn (not accommodating)71.384127.119
hoarder (not unprepared)71.231622.121
consistent (not variable)71.141417.99
sheriff (not outlaw)71.041928.011
hard (not soft)71.050724.516
pro (not noob)70.991126.914
monotone (not expressive)70.917228.529
picky (not always down)70.937122.221
independent (not codependent)70.866229.922
perceptive (not unobservant)70.7108225.823
statist (not anarchist)70.628024.319
centrist (not radical)70.69027.125
pretentious (not unassuming)70.546623.615
stoic (not hypochondriac)70.437525.523
impatient (not patient)70.263917.918
gloomy (not sunny)70.252223.726
political (not nonpolitical)70.243828.013
high IQ (not low IQ)70.2116321.813
non-gamer (not gamer)70.056829.321
dominant (not submissive)69.982124.015
angry (not good-humored)69.832618.921
pointed (not random)69.887526.017
judgemental (not accepting)69.748927.519
penny-pincher (not overspender)69.734618.614
prestigious (not disreputable)69.560823.821
pessimistic (not optimistic)69.435821.818
tasteful (not lewd)69.262427.615
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)69.241529.617
macho (not metrosexual)69.227330.719
sensible (not ludicrous)69.156623.919
earth (not air)69.047731.117
respectful (not rude)68.966525.821
sober (not indulgent)68.930326.015
utilitarian (not decorative)68.956620.311
prudish (not flirtatious)68.929319.119
builder (not explorer)68.829622.017
miserable (not joyful)68.858722.219
frugal (not lavish)68.743325.619
alpha (not beta)68.780225.618
frenzied (not sleepy)68.694723.626
competent (not incompetent)68.5115128.915
hurried (not leisurely)68.538228.321
mature (not juvenile)68.461925.725
sad (not happy)68.459317.820
mad (not glad)68.455024.318
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)68.441826.730
entitled (not grateful)68.352327.225
side character (not main character)68.352626.97
princess (not queen)68.124829.529
lost (not enlightened)68.040217.421
fast (not slow)67.985924.815
sporty (not bookish)67.940728.539
linear (not circular)67.919932.119
scholarly (not crafty)67.831326.216
bossy (not meek)67.793225.418
🤖 (not 👻)67.731030.213
💪 (not 🧠)67.727026.922
obsessed (not aloof)67.660621.913
uncreative (not open to new experinces)67.617326.819
straightforward (not cryptic)67.568827.916
demanding (not unchallenging)67.4109130.113
tactful (not indiscreet)67.360821.816
high standards (not desperate)67.365825.017
jaded (not innocent)67.383926.524
objective (not subjective)67.118832.020
orange (not purple)66.929530.437
mathematical (not literary)66.827229.711
average (not deviant)66.620926.618
believable (not poorly-written)66.6129422.916
punchable (not loveable)66.535825.014
reclusive (not social)66.444324.118
🙃 (not 🥰)66.440720.011
serious (not bold)66.436536.013
brave (not careful)66.177121.715
rich (not poor)66.175020.026
worldly (not innocent)66.194626.020
realistic (not ambitious)66.125534.912
attractive (not repulsive)66.0111623.020
assertive (not passive)66.0100223.717
offended (not chill)66.061926.815
devout (not heathen)65.948924.533
badass (not weakass)65.9110227.624
efficient (not overprepared)65.871929.425
subdued (not exuberant)65.728222.618
intense (not lighthearted)65.692229.825
secretive (not open-book)65.683127.126
suspicious (not awkward)65.681922.930
wooden (not plastic)65.681626.210
stoic (not expressive)65.538723.713
tall (not short)65.570025.034
wholesome (not salacious)65.571722.015
washed (not muddy)65.578827.130
obedient (not rebellious)65.439232.112
mainstream (not arcane)65.324632.113
giving (not receiving)65.379521.123
unambiguous (not mysterious)65.255322.616
beautiful (not ugly)65.1128524.515
rhythmic (not stuttering)65.1100225.315
logical (not emotional)64.847226.720
pop (not indie)64.824230.424
focused on the present (not focused on the future)64.640426.014
quiet (not loud)64.653728.814
doer (not thinker)64.579326.722
one-faced (not two-faced)64.396535.717
competitive (not cooperative)64.287528.121
resistant (not resigned)64.2104028.320
communal (not individualist)64.226034.719
opinionated (not neutral)64.2140830.318
physical (not intellectual)64.041926.415
analysis (not common sense)64.060929.320
sheeple (not conspiracist)63.812921.111
everyman (not chosen one)63.742429.328
insulting (not complimentary)63.654126.917
reasonable (not deranged)63.677323.813
complicated (not simple)63.595523.223
unlucky (not fortunate)63.457622.623
urban (not rural)63.4101126.017
altruistic (not selfish)63.378325.913
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)63.3101833.618
🤺 (not 🏌)63.3107632.242
kind (not cruel)63.2116215.917
specialist (not generalist)63.268131.322
flower child (not goth)63.287426.921
fast-talking (not slow-talking)63.183319.719
knowledgeable (not ignorant)63.1111029.228
geriatric (not vibrant)63.022625.924
🧢 (not 🎩)62.963034.446
rough (not smooth)62.856628.213
factual (not exaggerating)62.862634.227
sexual (not asexual)62.898220.418
ferocious (not pacifist)62.787723.415
suspicious (not trusting)62.675528.522
depressed (not bright)62.651728.221
interesting (not tiresome)62.5109622.911
armoured (not vulnerable)62.487028.924
profound (not ironic)62.345825.612
tame (not wild)62.246429.416
first-mate (not captain)62.170831.715
still (not twitchy)62.038328.422
feisty (not gracious)61.9104024.217
businesslike (not chivalrous)61.963734.125
close-minded (not open-minded)61.742719.916
self-destructive (not self-improving)61.768429.421
involved (not remote)61.6114825.416
no-nonsense (not dramatic)61.556438.720
Russian (not French)61.434326.924
opinionated (not jealous)61.4119929.626
arrogant (not humble)61.381128.122
😭 (not 😀)61.355021.220
vintage (not trendy)61.3111026.115
mundane (not extraordinary)61.226322.022
moody (not stable)61.1101329.628
bad-cook (not good-cook)61.158726.711
money-focused (not love-focused)61.144427.031
legit (not scrub)61.0124732.123
treasure (not trash)60.7138623.019
trusting (not charming)60.550129.511
child free (not pronatalist)60.495929.221
yes-man (not contrarian)60.434427.028
modest (not flamboyant)60.281829.620
western (not eastern)60.2100031.514
🐿 (not 🦇)60.284827.231
dog person (not cat person)60.166831.623
confident (not insecure)59.9112723.117
sheltered (not street-smart)59.948732.99
monastic (not hedonist)59.937127.511
hard (not soft)59.885921.512
biased (not impartial)59.7114127.019
generous (not stingy)59.798729.822
transparent (not machiavellian)59.764929.323
🌟 (not 💩)59.5131731.411
😬 (not 😏)59.547731.238
apprentice (not master)59.247327.724
mighty (not puny)59.0118627.912
narcissistic (not low self esteem)59.089928.625
😇 (not 😈)58.982324.938
fighter (not lover)58.974836.716
vengeful (not forgiving)58.578227.626
deep (not shallow)58.5105222.813
🐩 (not 🐒)58.479135.951
protagonist (not antagonist)58.4128929.025
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)58.354334.022
empath (not psychopath)58.2108930.522
domestic (not industrial)58.161329.414
reassuring (not fearmongering)57.995627.221
awkward (not charming)57.852624.714
decisive (not hesitant)57.7121628.217
extrovert (not introvert)57.693127.812
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')57.628835.532
dispassionate (not romantic)57.638732.026
uninspiring (not charismatic)57.523030.925
cringeworthy (not inspiring)57.357923.516
🥶 (not 🥵)57.256031.347
concise (not long-winded)57.273733.521
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)57.183126.710
🐷 (not 🐮)57.141531.453
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)57.079531.327
genius (not dunce)56.9124124.718
sage (not whippersnapper)56.967028.99
instinctual (not reasoned)56.893529.222
important (not irrelevant)56.8155928.226
unemotional (not emotional)56.836231.025
eloquent (not unpolished)56.6107826.425
fixable (not unfixable)56.6104129.825
libertarian (not socialist)56.577331.817
😊 (not 🤣)56.5108030.142
paranoid (not naive)56.5102328.726
authoritarian (not democratic)56.469229.716
bitter (not sweet)56.481521.114
genuine (not sarcastic)56.288534.524
💝 (not 💔)56.188430.716
🐐 (not 🦒)56.0115533.132
cynical (not gullible)56.0112628.414
debased (not pure)55.776628.020
theist (not atheist)55.658030.417
ranged (not melee)55.690227.415
shy (not playful)55.440724.720
thick (not thin)55.360329.422
English (not German)55.2167529.623
young (not old)55.0116423.316
hypocritical (not equitable)55.072127.622
blacksmith (not tailor)54.963529.215
🥾 (not 👟)54.883733.343
thrifty (not extravagant)54.891234.213
bashful (not exhibitionist)54.652723.426
angelic (not demonic)54.5106122.114
morning lark (not night owl)54.462731.114
🐘 (not 🐀)54.084832.425
vain (not demure)53.989918.716
alert (not oblivious)53.9124828.29
💀 (not 🎃)53.992930.837
jealous (not compersive)53.787131.014
cheesy (not chic)53.695726.516
bored (not interested)53.432928.620
insider (not outsider)53.377030.917
pack rat (not minimalist)53.371831.512
modern (not historical)53.2104930.214
cultured (not rustic)53.2119229.719
spelunker (not claustrophobic)53.0120129.920
emancipated (not enslaved)52.9141228.015
proactive (not reactive)52.972329.424
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)52.790234.217
feminist (not sexist)52.6133424.420
👽 (not 🤡)52.5105437.216
stylish (not slovenly)52.4124425.019
sensitive (not thick-skinned)52.385330.615
dorky (not cool)52.381527.223
refined (not rugged)52.1109228.415
water (not fire)52.171728.821
chaste (not lustful)52.078725.822
poisonous (not nurturing)52.072317.916
not introspective (not introspective)52.052625.816
apathetic (not curious)51.940023.718
existentialist (not nihilist)51.7134428.537
Greek (not Roman)51.780232.812
vegan (not cannibal)51.7104030.212
cautious (not impulsive)51.694028.411
anxious (not calm)51.6117927.320
📈 (not 📉)51.6142027.737
technophile (not luddite)51.588027.836
low-tech (not high-tech)51.497334.115
😎 (not 🧐)51.4105834.524
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)51.456332.842
tautology (not oxymoron)51.457426.319
Pepsi (not Coke)51.281533.323
foolish (not wise)51.079925.717
lowbrow (not highbrow)51.063823.718
deep (not epic)51.095726.421
provincial (not cosmopolitan)50.990933.517
extreme (not moderate)50.1128629.612
disarming (not creepy)50.9146627.219
soulful (not soulless)50.8151928.010
🧕 (not 💃)50.266431.540
theoretical (not empirical)50.673335.820
attentive (not interrupting)50.6106731.624

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Donald Ressler based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Ashley Stubbs (0.82)
  2. Carlton Lassiter (0.818)
  3. Walter Skinner (0.811)
  4. Quentin Lance (0.81)
  5. Jack Crawford (0.81)
  6. Soichiro Yagami (0.802)
  7. Aaron Hotchner (0.801)
  8. Jin-Soo Kwon (0.796)
  9. Dr. Eric Foreman (0.785)
  10. Carl Hanratty (0.784)
  1. Alan (-0.571)
  2. Klaus Hargreeves (-0.565)
  3. Gene Belcher (-0.542)
  4. Jason Mendoza (-0.502)
  5. Patrick Star (-0.496)
  6. Oscar Bluth (-0.487)
  7. Midge Pinciotti (-0.476)
  8. Brittany Pierce (-0.459)
  9. Kevin Malone (-0.454)
  10. Ed (-0.452)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Donald Ressler to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Donald Ressler is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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