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Benjamin Button Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Benjamin Button is a character from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

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
main character (not side character)91.116818.38
protagonist (not antagonist)87.611517.236
beautiful (not ugly)86.247115.934
extraordinary (not mundane)86.015121.041
egalitarian (not racist)86.034715.737
not genocidal (not genocidal)85.420622.428
soulful (not soulless)84.729318.842
love-focused (not money-focused)84.629917.543
open to new experinces (not uncreative)83.927215.745
confidential (not gossiping)83.526617.640
empath (not psychopath)82.918615.735
romantic (not dispassionate)82.722013.836
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)82.427316.535
diligent (not lazy)81.785413.043
treasure (not trash)81.647817.630
inspiring (not cringeworthy)81.315314.939
charismatic (not uninspiring)81.142216.338
🌟 (not 💩)81.145421.442
respectful (not rude)80.528618.835
accepting (not judgemental)80.215521.134
important (not irrelevant)80.264419.540
loyal (not traitorous)80.176524.136
interested (not bored)80.121717.224
persistent (not quitter)79.5108919.037
explorer (not builder)79.314919.934
one-faced (not two-faced)79.237722.241
attractive (not repulsive)79.261119.739
grateful (not entitled)78.916715.325
forgiving (not vengeful)78.921019.133
open-minded (not close-minded)78.719013.128
curious (not apathetic)78.528919.237
kind (not cruel)78.558815.131
lenient (not strict)78.317014.930
deep (not shallow)78.224722.632
heroic (not villainous)77.965721.427
😊 (not 🤣)77.723518.239
human (not animalistic)77.651417.450
devoted (not unfaithful)77.689121.139
weird (not normal)77.433422.032
rock (not rap)77.246619.641
English (not German)76.950821.041
good-humored (not angry)76.733419.537
active (not slothful)76.779619.034
loveable (not punchable)76.635623.136
generous (not stingy)76.634419.833
go-getter (not slugabed)76.474418.630
straight (not queer)76.360726.435
motivated (not unmotivated)76.2113315.329
spontaneous (not deliberate)76.020321.628
interesting (not tiresome)76.048920.632
humble (not arrogant)75.623826.940
gendered (not androgynous)75.689425.133
competent (not incompetent)75.484919.348
perceptive (not unobservant)75.388623.435
chivalrous (not businesslike)75.316823.837
nurturing (not poisonous)75.149016.632
chosen one (not everyman)75.023025.738
genuine (not sarcastic)74.430425.445
masculine (not feminine)74.367323.942
👽 (not 🤡)74.219022.537
pure (not debased)73.934119.734
believable (not poorly-written)73.878120.142
mysterious (not unambiguous)73.728621.136
chill (not offended)73.215120.143
family-first (not work-first)73.241623.238
transient (not permanent)72.97026.337
high IQ (not low IQ)72.9103216.546
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)72.928122.737
lover (not fighter)72.932422.447
freelance (not corporate)72.853926.624
🐘 (not 🐀)72.618422.625
angelic (not demonic)72.546023.237
highbrow (not lowbrow)72.137226.024
stylish (not slovenly)72.059322.225
😏 (not 😬)71.737426.444
soft (not hard)71.633422.050
honorable (not cunning)71.548625.137
🥵 (not 🥶)71.429424.950
civilized (not barbaric)71.376826.843
democratic (not authoritarian)71.233422.437
introspective (not not introspective)71.246322.737
complimentary (not insulting)71.144218.340
🥰 (not 🙃)71.132728.431
🤠 (not 🤑)71.151424.125
transparent (not machiavellian)70.624427.631
trusting (not suspicious)70.528124.639
spelunker (not claustrophobic)70.532827.734
artistic (not scientific)70.440720.533
good-cook (not bad-cook)70.422121.633
reassuring (not fearmongering)70.348425.739
prideful (not envious)70.170116.123
emancipated (not enslaved)70.060027.335
sexual (not asexual)70.074222.157
quiet (not loud)69.941020.040
flower child (not goth)69.863818.232
legit (not scrub)69.688222.428
optimistic (not pessimistic)69.441026.432
attentive (not interrupting)69.342224.938
existentialist (not nihilist)69.229324.835
demure (not vain)69.130023.629
opinionated (not jealous)69.184523.729
emotional (not unemotional)69.185125.532
literary (not mathematical)69.046918.033
poetic (not factual)69.026624.736
badass (not weakass)69.0101022.541
charming (not awkward)68.870831.529
gracious (not feisty)68.813321.939
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)68.847618.133
driven (not unambitious)68.7137226.427
fresh (not stinky)68.686517.331
indie (not pop)68.560322.839
vintage (not trendy)68.283323.953
efficient (not overprepared)68.056621.734
disarming (not creepy)67.886125.839
😇 (not 😈)67.855623.743
vulnerable (not armoured)67.728224.536
patient (not impatient)67.628228.549
warm (not quarrelsome)67.342723.230
sweet (not bitter)67.355024.534
overachiever (not underachiever)67.3110124.530
complicated (not simple)67.282529.740
tall (not short)67.063624.360
warm (not cold)66.765923.836
🧗 (not 🛌)66.677128.640
rebellious (not obedient)66.383922.233
funny (not humorless)66.267825.836
🐮 (not 🐷)66.232121.331
direct (not roundabout)66.189722.635
reserved (not chatty)66.158025.435
spontaneous (not scheduled)66.153928.031
low-tech (not high-tech)66.151626.636
equitable (not hypocritical)66.054427.847
resourceful (not helpless)65.9128025.537
western (not eastern)65.862530.731
washed (not muddy)65.877125.237
focused on the present (not focused on the future)65.736729.446
smooth (not rough)65.646623.930
liberal (not conservative)65.472422.336
Coke (not Pepsi)65.419429.227
💝 (not 💔)65.352431.625
queen (not princess)65.381328.124
orange (not purple)65.233929.132
wholesome (not salacious)65.272723.843
flexible (not rigid)65.134818.728
👻 (not 🤖)65.047425.728
vegan (not cannibal)65.059724.740
varied (not repetitive)64.918928.127
spiritual (not skeptical)64.923123.832
timid (not cocky)64.822523.634
patriotic (not unpatriotic)64.786124.830
quirky (not predictable)64.650323.940
outsider (not insider)64.651531.933
brave (not careful)64.582128.039
🤔 (not 🤫)64.551430.633
freak (not normie)64.364027.939
naive (not paranoid)64.228525.835
eloquent (not unpolished)63.987526.440
vibrant (not geriatric)63.995721.437
clean (not perverted)63.996423.834
soft (not hard)63.856027.939
luddite (not technophile)63.842424.921
glad (not mad)63.844024.245
knowledgeable (not ignorant)63.7108323.836
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)63.6104228.137
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)63.461826.036
devout (not heathen)63.360325.323
involved (not remote)63.3105822.435
playful (not serious)63.148323.840
nonpolitical (not political)63.137929.232
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)63.188130.137
instinctual (not reasoned)63.072728.333
leisurely (not hurried)62.935727.133
independent (not codependent)62.993131.033
sane (not crazy)62.956523.437
💃 (not 🧕)62.991527.228
fantastical (not realistic)62.950729.739
ADHD (not OCD)62.944123.930
unlucky (not fortunate)62.660531.134
wooden (not plastic)62.599727.124
creative (not conventional)62.471728.038
minimalist (not pack rat)62.457023.934
pacifist (not ferocious)62.344028.529
summer (not winter)62.366834.346
non-gamer (not gamer)62.286636.631
dog person (not cat person)62.260330.133
flirtatious (not prudish)62.273725.633
self-disciplined (not disorganized)62.1115927.933
mature (not juvenile)62.181027.932
🧠 (not 💪)62.1109329.835
well behaved (not mischievous)62.055529.132
deep (not epic)62.038925.528
relaxed (not tense)61.921726.038
sensible (not ludicrous)61.985023.451
calm (not anxious)61.944124.940
altruistic (not selfish)61.984233.033
feminist (not sexist)61.9108223.333
tasteful (not lewd)61.896524.845
innocent (not jaded)61.833828.333
historical (not modern)61.756935.635
oxymoron (not tautology)61.743424.419
frank (not sugarcoated)61.7121525.832
meek (not bossy)61.636024.235
outlaw (not sheriff)61.375525.032
resistant (not resigned)61.3121429.936
French (not Russian)61.378123.931
💀 (not 🎃)61.367929.937
doer (not thinker)61.094626.836
philosophical (not real)60.925830.450
sage (not whippersnapper)60.951027.125
punk rock (not preppy)60.958826.827
bashful (not exhibitionist)60.933224.742
wise (not foolish)60.883024.237
mighty (not puny)60.8112630.934
giving (not receiving)60.894830.850
expressive (not stoic)60.687232.738
slow-talking (not fast-talking)60.635224.630
water (not fire)60.649230.536
long-winded (not concise)60.645926.522
genius (not dunce)60.5112120.936
intimate (not formal)60.567824.435
stoic (not hypochondriac)60.581925.729
modest (not flamboyant)60.481030.137
cool (not dorky)60.483028.531
young (not old)60.3105025.038
white knight (not bad boy)60.391426.129
touchy-feely (not distant)60.357424.029
exuberant (not subdued)60.284031.339
experimental (not reliable)60.162331.438
sheeple (not conspiracist)60.021025.222
Greek (not Roman)60.027429.728
profound (not ironic)59.955628.937
unassuming (not pretentious)59.848033.026
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)59.878126.629
variable (not consistent)59.840930.231
frenzied (not sleepy)59.8142123.234
bold (not shy)59.7148929.739
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)59.773630.431
valedictorian (not drop out)59.7108926.233
thrifty (not extravagant)59.771426.641
expressive (not monotone)59.796727.445
straightforward (not cryptic)59.6111530.432
abstract (not concrete)59.649533.725
bold (not serious)59.580126.546
😎 (not 🧐)59.581132.332
📈 (not 📉)59.5104623.031
charming (not trusting)59.375030.141
coordinated (not clumsy)59.2111929.436
macho (not metrosexual)59.247126.633
sunny (not gloomy)59.265125.834
stable (not moody)59.138430.824
individualist (not communal)59.192427.142
resolute (not wavering)59.1118125.928
folksy (not presidential)59.064326.731
dramatic (not comedic)58.9115227.945
cooperative (not competitive)58.854130.627
unorthodox (not traditional)58.887832.637
🥾 (not 👟)58.868831.238
oppressed (not privileged)58.846928.036
confident (not insecure)58.7116724.127
opinionated (not neutral)58.4159924.428
gullible (not cynical)58.447123.233
never cries (not often crying)58.492226.630
🎨 (not 🏀)57.9105029.743
proactive (not reactive)57.945929.631
secretive (not open-book)57.7110531.629
centrist (not radical)57.751726.735
traumatized (not flourishing)57.6111528.942
sturdy (not flimsy)57.6120530.025
rhythmic (not stuttering)57.6130223.538
arcane (not mainstream)57.487926.238
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)57.345926.848
earth (not air)57.3108629.436
child free (not pronatalist)57.2112331.533
awkward (not suspicious)57.049624.748
street-smart (not sheltered)57.0109529.930
self-conscious (not self-assured)56.940130.543
🦒 (not 🐐)56.927528.124
works hard (not plays hard)56.8120226.434
fast (not slow)56.8129624.438
pointed (not random)56.8134822.632
manicured (not scruffy)56.7115822.832
emotional (not logical)56.691624.838
aloof (not obsessed)56.626424.644
bright (not depressed)56.679125.932
workaholic (not slacker)56.5142627.427
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)56.5109524.739
🥳 (not 🥴)56.457427.530
thin (not thick)56.3102823.131
multicolored (not monochrome)56.275934.343
haunted (not blissful)56.2122527.537
on-time (not tardy)56.2120624.530
private (not gregarious)56.1111630.139
🎩 (not 🧢)56.190824.933
nerd (not jock)56.0103528.632
loose (not tight)56.051029.442
moist (not dry)56.073424.725
hipster (not basic)55.957727.038
healthy (not sickly)55.9134629.034
yes-man (not contrarian)55.948526.040
gatherer (not hunter)55.875227.833
vanilla (not kinky)55.781930.336
night owl (not morning lark)55.7106226.431
dominant (not submissive)55.6120823.829
metaphorical (not literal)55.644327.929
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')55.643925.724
proper (not scandalous)55.683424.936
playful (not shy)55.5129830.440
neat (not messy)55.4111224.334
crafty (not scholarly)55.2106929.034
cultured (not rustic)55.2111026.931
worldly (not innocent)55.1128232.336
wild (not tame)55.1108728.136
🤐 (not 😜)55.189825.441
impartial (not biased)55.023825.832
domestic (not industrial)55.074427.035
monastic (not hedonist)55.059426.022
introvert (not extrovert)54.970230.334
classical (not avant-garde)54.998532.233
generalist (not specialist)54.946033.230
impulsive (not cautious)54.890631.233
reasonable (not deranged)54.6105930.626
unprepared (not hoarder)54.557224.125
pro (not noob)54.5141125.625
ambitious (not realistic)54.4112632.039
hard-work (not natural-talent)54.4118930.143
lustful (not chaste)54.3100425.135
lighthearted (not intense)54.351732.830
giggling (not chortling)54.352226.728
low self esteem (not narcissistic)54.264425.339
melee (not ranged)54.255330.928
astonishing (not methodical)54.165132.130
refined (not rugged)53.9105226.940
indulgent (not sober)53.996127.626
bookish (not sporty)53.9115932.131
prestigious (not disreputable)53.9119430.136
fixable (not unfixable)53.9114830.629
factual (not exaggerating)53.991026.639
utilitarian (not decorative)53.8120831.036
joyful (not miserable)53.869226.341
oblivious (not alert)53.856626.924
🐿 (not 🦇)53.8105130.525
Italian (not Swedish)53.890928.435
serene (not pensive)53.819627.438
beta (not alpha)53.666727.927
first-mate (not captain)53.692030.639
atheist (not theist)53.6113727.927
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)53.672129.134
provincial (not cosmopolitan)53.579829.927
empirical (not theoretical)53.4105030.239
imaginative (not practical)53.463928.142
sad (not happy)53.3117829.244
assertive (not passive)53.3140025.638
rural (not urban)53.349528.348
orderly (not chaotic)53.299029.147
🐴 (not 🦄)53.2106532.348
no-nonsense (not dramatic)53.185122.437
poor (not rich)53.072726.340
deviant (not average)53.0118728.232
musical (not off-key)52.975025.731
mild (not spicy)52.866226.336
vague (not precise)52.849825.826
accommodating (not stubborn)52.842629.526
subjective (not objective)52.789623.227
social (not reclusive)52.7103032.632
😀 (not 😭)52.690629.840
tailor (not blacksmith)52.6119727.625
triggered (not trolling)52.6135724.230
edgy (not politically correct)52.5107624.738
🤺 (not 🏌)52.5149230.644
moderate (not extreme)52.467626.042
linear (not circular)52.492930.228
desperate (not high standards)52.466025.734
lost (not enlightened)52.3100529.226
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)52.290225.935
official (not backdoor)52.184127.825
decisive (not hesitant)52.0138324.931
overspender (not penny-pincher)52.082222.728
🐩 (not 🐒)52.0103626.025
guarded (not open)51.8148330.624
regular (not zany)51.880230.046
sensitive (not thick-skinned)51.787429.754
tactful (not indiscreet)51.7130229.932
idealist (not realist)51.691025.331
master (not apprentice)51.5130027.422
cheery (not sorrowful)51.474529.841
frugal (not lavish)51.4109624.026
jealous (not compersive)51.494926.931
unchallenging (not demanding)51.440727.337
still (not twitchy)51.273226.734
self-destructive (not self-improving)51.1106731.033
cheesy (not chic)51.1104130.032
whimsical (not rational)51.077726.834
statist (not anarchist)51.0103526.228
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)51.0102630.439
socialist (not libertarian)50.971528.134
head@clouds (not down2earth)50.193536.632
goof-off (not studious)50.266130.037
always down (not picky)50.874927.924
physical (not intellectual)50.769231.735
neurotypical (not autistic)50.3162028.136
analysis (not common sense)50.6117029.029

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 Benjamin Button based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jack Pearson (0.784)
  2. William H. 'Shakespeare' Hill (0.754)
  3. Debora (0.751)
  4. Augustus 'Gus' Waters (0.749)
  5. Belle (0.749)
  6. Jack Dawson (0.749)
  7. Ally Maine (0.743)
  8. Sam Button (0.74)
  9. Dr. Sean Maguire (0.74)
  10. Céline (0.737)
  1. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.596)
  2. Cal Hockley (-0.592)
  3. Cornelius Fudge (-0.587)
  4. Arturo Roman (-0.577)
  5. Petunia Dursley (-0.57)
  6. Topper (-0.565)
  7. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.56)
  8. Principal Vernon (-0.557)
  9. Prince John (-0.55)
  10. Dolores Umbridge (-0.55)

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 Benjamin Button to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Benjamin Button is described identify as.

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


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