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Thomas Matthews Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Thomas Matthews is a character from Dexter.

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
earth (not air)91.277.14
never cries (not often crying)90.73615.58
masculine (not feminine)90.414311.3206
realistic (not fantastical)89.42011.815
🐴 (not 🦄)88.91611.534
businesslike (not chivalrous)88.23310.814
unemotional (not emotional)88.289.08
money-focused (not love-focused)88.1749.07
predictable (not quirky)88.1116.68
basic (not hipster)87.92014.1179
non-gamer (not gamer)87.75225.411
serious (not playful)87.611314.8209
concrete (not abstract)87.11712.626
demanding (not unchallenging)87.02159.411
privileged (not oppressed)86.918416.8125
straight (not queer)86.416318.969
political (not nonpolitical)86.29217.0173
bossy (not meek)86.026714.1197
deliberate (not spontaneous)85.712315.0175
corporate (not freelance)85.75120.9105
dominant (not submissive)85.531414.5186
vintage (not trendy)85.51058.911
old (not young)85.49811.8199
factual (not poetic)85.34511.3105
work-first (not family-first)85.116313.9144
conventional (not creative)84.84516.8216
master (not apprentice)84.827811.973
stubborn (not accommodating)84.729811.522
strict (not lenient)84.613815.0210
practical (not imaginative)84.410715.5147
tight (not loose)84.412013.992
monochrome (not multicolored)84.34516.388
dry (not moist)84.22016.5117
studious (not goof-off)84.030317.926
workaholic (not slacker)83.947014.973
armoured (not vulnerable)83.812616.2147
hard (not soft)83.715914.5150
assertive (not passive)83.729219.4131
narcissistic (not low self esteem)83.719417.2115
captain (not first-mate)83.624919.0169
scheduled (not spontaneous)83.521020.0170
💀 (not 🎃)83.58616.431
gendered (not androgynous)83.437528.173
guarded (not open)83.331013.0187
humorless (not funny)83.36315.8174
rich (not poor)83.333210.8139
coordinated (not clumsy)83.134816.7194
skeptical (not spiritual)83.119515.5175
self-disciplined (not disorganized)82.945516.9179
bold (not shy)82.866112.9179
rational (not whimsical)82.714718.0187
stoic (not expressive)82.66018.0194
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)82.628015.128
intense (not lighthearted)82.633215.2105
pointed (not random)82.629615.616
motivated (not unmotivated)82.48059.08
scientific (not artistic)82.119215.9179
authoritarian (not democratic)82.114718.1177
chortling (not giggling)82.14914.9114
cold (not warm)82.016315.8144
alpha (not beta)82.038118.4163
dramatic (not comedic)81.924320.912
tense (not relaxed)81.837314.4183
distant (not touchy-feely)81.615915.58
methodical (not astonishing)81.510017.6172
cocky (not timid)81.54348.313
driven (not unambitious)81.470621.5155
miserable (not joyful)81.416314.930
judgemental (not accepting)81.323520.1125
rigid (not flexible)81.314616.8151
manicured (not scruffy)81.345218.5159
opinionated (not neutral)81.258426.415
serious (not bold)81.14418.2174
logical (not emotional)81.111119.4218
tall (not short)81.019713.1174
hard-work (not natural-talent)81.09812.19
hard (not soft)80.821513.793
formal (not intimate)80.812622.357
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)80.59418.5125
cynical (not gullible)80.528415.912
self-assured (not self-conscious)80.421819.9142
conservative (not liberal)80.49320.339
gloomy (not sunny)80.420115.8113
orderly (not chaotic)80.421419.4184
diligent (not lazy)80.491920.4203
neat (not messy)80.233719.0112
sturdy (not flimsy)80.232116.9101
secretive (not open-book)80.034317.7115
reserved (not chatty)79.920717.1162
🥶 (not 🥵)79.94723.124
overachiever (not underachiever)79.853914.013
🤐 (not 😜)79.414719.540
persistent (not quitter)79.3109719.927
normie (not freak)79.35723.315
thick-skinned (not sensitive)79.210419.7163
independent (not codependent)79.236022.9149
bitter (not sweet)79.122914.5153
prideful (not envious)79.119320.115
entitled (not grateful)78.928911.414
picky (not always down)78.91619.78
decisive (not hesitant)78.844318.7161
mature (not juvenile)78.830622.077
preppy (not punk rock)78.432222.794
competitive (not cooperative)78.447122.3170
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)78.419522.145
confident (not insecure)78.346521.9185
no-nonsense (not dramatic)78.313221.468
🧐 (not 😎)78.311417.349
pretentious (not unassuming)78.126423.543
quarrelsome (not warm)78.032417.6173
valedictorian (not drop out)77.954324.631
neurotypical (not autistic)77.824020.9151
analysis (not common sense)77.819822.912
OCD (not ADHD)77.725624.611
traditional (not unorthodox)77.614524.176
dispassionate (not romantic)77.57520.997
direct (not roundabout)77.442722.3191
sheriff (not outlaw)77.226625.4175
classical (not avant-garde)77.114322.081
presidential (not folksy)77.125421.0111
historical (not modern)77.019619.894
literal (not metaphorical)76.713822.4151
eloquent (not unpolished)76.545119.5176
bookish (not sporty)76.458321.0141
uncreative (not open to new experinces)76.27923.3154
pensive (not serene)76.221910.912
opinionated (not jealous)76.243320.313
mad (not glad)76.030117.429
arrogant (not humble)75.944221.7171
angry (not good-humored)75.918216.8145
🎩 (not 🧢)75.940725.144
private (not gregarious)75.835522.3158
suspicious (not awkward)75.738419.4172
confidential (not gossiping)75.759323.0155
punchable (not loveable)75.721122.1104
utilitarian (not decorative)75.625419.467
regular (not zany)75.67224.731
sorrowful (not cheery)75.532017.2162
ferocious (not pacifist)75.549019.3196
worldly (not innocent)75.457516.2165
close-minded (not open-minded)75.417520.2152
realist (not idealist)75.419524.591
🏀 (not 🎨)75.427824.422
on-time (not tardy)75.462426.416
😬 (not 😏)75.310324.240
stoic (not hypochondriac)75.322422.210
suspicious (not trusting)75.238923.0187
intellectual (not physical)75.254122.1165
high IQ (not low IQ)75.293619.9167
linear (not circular)75.25523.4102
vengeful (not forgiving)75.139820.1161
sexist (not feminist)75.020924.131
contrarian (not yes-man)75.028925.216
🙃 (not 🥰)74.923022.250
geriatric (not vibrant)74.94418.6102
🤖 (not 👻)74.912925.635
precise (not vague)74.843321.090
hunter (not gatherer)74.641824.497
works hard (not plays hard)74.358824.1204
💩 (not 🌟)74.114522.641
haunted (not blissful)74.153817.29
monotone (not expressive)74.112523.114
patriotic (not unpatriotic)74.043220.528
🥴 (not 🥳)74.019119.748
offended (not chill)74.035622.1113
vain (not demure)73.833120.3127
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)73.816327.0105
ugly (not beautiful)73.76920.075
frank (not sugarcoated)73.667720.512
psychopath (not empath)73.429119.313
side character (not main character)73.438127.210
cannibal (not vegan)73.331522.1119
genocidal (not not genocidal)73.018116.410
receiving (not giving)72.928624.815
jaded (not innocent)72.962223.710
insulting (not complimentary)72.732320.758
repetitive (not varied)72.719818.964
resourceful (not helpless)72.5101122.581
🥾 (not 👟)72.431128.045
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)72.417926.121
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)72.236122.830
interrupting (not attentive)72.232220.016
high standards (not desperate)72.249032.014
mighty (not puny)72.168922.5175
pessimistic (not optimistic)71.929618.1119
builder (not explorer)71.920722.7146
subdued (not exuberant)71.912721.590
modest (not flamboyant)71.743328.9196
macho (not metrosexual)71.722524.6117
everyman (not chosen one)71.618227.513
off-key (not musical)71.524821.485
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)70.920625.232
💔 (not 💝)70.728822.344
highbrow (not lowbrow)70.642825.4171
factual (not exaggerating)70.539424.813
queen (not princess)70.562727.914
wooden (not plastic)70.355425.611
Roman (not Greek)70.111626.378
biased (not impartial)70.058326.5127
soulless (not soulful)70.021520.975
industrial (not domestic)70.025427.970
rock (not rap)69.8101126.916
cautious (not impulsive)69.641325.3198
🦇 (not 🐿)69.533429.039
salacious (not wholesome)69.238024.127
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)69.182226.639
permanent (not transient)68.934026.866
libertarian (not socialist)68.819627.1159
mundane (not extraordinary)68.813623.8142
fighter (not lover)68.844029.910
🧠 (not 💪)68.787924.450
down2earth (not head@clouds)68.650030.0175
real (not philosophical)68.654325.499
🏌 (not 🤺)68.59329.341
hypocritical (not equitable)68.436425.9181
sad (not happy)68.359917.7135
resolute (not wavering)68.273431.331
normal (not weird)68.125423.3166
empirical (not theoretical)68.122327.2165
fire (not water)68.170027.615
selfish (not altruistic)68.046624.6169
poisonous (not nurturing)68.039824.463
fearmongering (not reassuring)68.036722.120
Coke (not Pepsi)67.813730.913
reclusive (not social)67.741922.647
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)67.643929.7181
centrist (not radical)67.515629.928
winter (not summer)67.347023.89
😭 (not 😀)67.233326.741
orange (not purple)66.829723.6135
demonic (not angelic)66.742119.6162
feisty (not gracious)66.785022.4148
impatient (not patient)66.775327.066
not introspective (not introspective)66.617329.940
paranoid (not naive)66.559123.012
ranged (not melee)66.426628.276
mathematical (not literary)66.328225.8147
pro (not noob)66.1106530.237
sane (not crazy)66.048123.827
rhythmic (not stuttering)65.996125.394
tame (not wild)65.837525.0142
trash (not treasure)65.819023.4125
🐩 (not 🐒)65.756730.534
still (not twitchy)65.529829.813
sober (not indulgent)65.440527.4169
🤔 (not 🤫)65.446132.031
debased (not pure)65.351724.3139
refined (not rugged)65.170927.3165
Russian (not French)64.924926.799
sage (not whippersnapper)64.936230.895
obedient (not rebellious)64.940428.4137
competent (not incompetent)64.9127326.8128
cringeworthy (not inspiring)64.840224.777
cruel (not kind)64.732122.0168
stingy (not generous)64.740033.512
tiresome (not interesting)64.615224.9137
perceptive (not unobservant)64.6132027.4102
prestigious (not disreputable)64.581429.1138
atheist (not theist)64.571024.475
hurried (not leisurely)64.456622.5138
bashful (not exhibitionist)64.421820.410
uninspiring (not charismatic)64.311825.3151
😈 (not 😇)64.357231.139
tactful (not indiscreet)64.274029.021
consistent (not variable)64.168626.0102
resistant (not resigned)64.1104329.3235
hoarder (not unprepared)64.167319.7108
devoted (not unfaithful)64.0141229.011
objective (not subjective)63.929028.069
shallow (not deep)63.930525.6127
🐷 (not 🐮)63.924431.857
unfixable (not fixable)63.934326.391
dog person (not cat person)63.954035.414
sensible (not ludicrous)63.877628.3163
antagonist (not protagonist)63.828419.28
rough (not smooth)63.753725.7144
low-tech (not high-tech)63.757825.5127
repulsive (not attractive)63.425425.1183
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)63.444928.844
oxymoron (not tautology)63.433628.65
bad boy (not white knight)63.451422.29
reliable (not experimental)63.369828.5107
slow-talking (not fast-talking)63.128724.288
🧕 (not 💃)63.025728.139
prudish (not flirtatious)62.845921.26
straightforward (not cryptic)62.796627.6188
politically correct (not edgy)62.749125.2173
luddite (not technophile)62.747722.9141
triggered (not trolling)62.786628.7100
careful (not brave)62.531925.5180
calm (not anxious)62.542627.8163
morning lark (not night owl)62.539430.095
scholarly (not crafty)62.545229.7165
creepy (not disarming)62.529122.464
extravagant (not thrifty)62.560824.88
vanilla (not kinky)62.460129.5151
🐀 (not 🐘)62.447532.653
insider (not outsider)62.337631.8107
civilized (not barbaric)62.2105227.0177
mild (not spicy)61.541529.9169
deep (not epic)61.442720.98
reasoned (not instinctual)61.345528.8185
active (not slothful)61.3145625.6125
urban (not rural)61.3108030.954
wise (not foolish)61.181924.7166
official (not backdoor)61.153532.5142
cunning (not honorable)61.054328.4254
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)61.062232.2104
specialist (not generalist)60.880027.673
tailor (not blacksmith)60.892929.780
statist (not anarchist)60.767334.536
believable (not poorly-written)60.7160623.1111
washed (not muddy)60.696828.214
realistic (not ambitious)60.542127.211
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')60.211333.298
minimalist (not pack rat)60.267126.337
thin (not thick)60.189427.382
healthy (not sickly)60.0121024.9168
street-smart (not sheltered)60.0101228.1127
go-getter (not slugabed)59.9152827.526
🤑 (not 🤠)59.654832.853
obsessed (not aloof)59.4101725.9140
jock (not nerd)59.263127.6162
doer (not thinker)59.2101526.113
🐐 (not 🦒)59.195231.051
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)59.058224.111
individualist (not communal)58.992931.068
proper (not scandalous)58.875829.5117
clean (not perverted)58.8112627.113
stylish (not slovenly)58.7103228.3170
conspiracist (not sheeple)58.7105028.189
human (not animalistic)58.2128126.4127
rude (not respectful)58.158325.9179
extreme (not moderate)58.1106427.8125
two-faced (not one-faced)58.152229.314
🤡 (not 👽)58.052431.326
English (not German)58.0158233.8114
efficient (not overprepared)57.9122228.197
knowledgeable (not ignorant)57.9128129.9109
complicated (not simple)57.8116530.0159
🤣 (not 😊)57.653728.739
legit (not scrub)57.5137529.742
charming (not awkward)57.4107725.3164
child free (not pronatalist)57.3111730.5101
self-destructive (not self-improving)57.381927.0114
apathetic (not curious)57.227428.3157
frenzied (not sleepy)57.2154123.798
fortunate (not unlucky)57.166326.4187
average (not deviant)56.851629.293
villainous (not heroic)56.740826.5168
charming (not trusting)56.784423.6148
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)56.772728.597
racist (not egalitarian)56.524527.934
tasteful (not lewd)56.3117627.0152
emancipated (not enslaved)56.1129428.998
bored (not interested)55.926833.110
rustic (not cultured)55.956231.910
traitorous (not loyal)55.636227.1173
genius (not dunce)55.5129324.8282
alert (not oblivious)55.5119928.122
stinky (not fresh)55.548731.940
concise (not long-winded)55.582431.613
chaste (not lustful)55.267327.6154
penny-pincher (not overspender)55.296527.232
remote (not involved)54.827728.9165
📉 (not 📈)54.837728.943
devout (not heathen)54.695827.3137
nihilist (not existentialist)54.646127.075
fast (not slow)54.5136024.4155
sexual (not asexual)54.3127634.010
claustrophobic (not spelunker)54.250929.093
sarcastic (not genuine)54.182728.7169
western (not eastern)54.0141837.030
shy (not playful)53.845720.3140
🛌 (not 🧗)53.758531.147
important (not irrelevant)53.6163731.149
provincial (not cosmopolitan)53.380830.2130
introvert (not extrovert)53.177727.4144
ironic (not profound)53.191229.411
chic (not cheesy)53.184527.319
machiavellian (not transparent)53.087323.98
depressed (not bright)52.987624.9136
goth (not flower child)52.867522.410
jealous (not compersive)52.790727.3137
dorky (not cool)52.780827.727
pop (not indie)52.756127.69
reactive (not proactive)52.6102833.011
good-cook (not bad-cook)52.488628.716
mainstream (not arcane)52.073532.4152
deranged (not reasonable)52.078133.516
Swedish (not Italian)52.088428.670
moody (not stable)51.2133127.3164
well behaved (not mischievous)51.281229.0148
flourishing (not traumatized)51.258725.689
weakass (not badass)51.048828.415
monastic (not hedonist)50.981730.518
focused on the future (not focused on the present)50.292031.0151
lavish (not frugal)50.288228.8142
enlightened (not lost)50.889626.298
unambiguous (not mysterious)50.7109030.0146
loud (not quiet)50.6105827.4188

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Tywin Lannister (0.883)
  2. Alexander Conklin (0.877)
  3. Walter Skinner (0.872)
  4. Jack Crawford (0.865)
  5. Nurse Mildred Ratched (0.863)
  6. Preston Burke (0.861)
  7. Carlton Lassiter (0.853)
  8. Doc (0.849)
  9. Dr. Marcus Andrews (0.847)
  10. Bob Kelso (0.84)
  1. Dory (-0.734)
  2. Pumbaa (-0.691)
  3. Brittany Pierce (-0.685)
  4. Jason Mendoza (-0.673)
  5. Olaf (-0.672)
  6. Patrick Star (-0.669)
  7. Fez (-0.663)
  8. Donkey (-0.653)
  9. Troy Barnes (-0.652)
  10. Charlie Pace (-0.646)

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

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


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