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Elsie Carson Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Elsie Carson is a character from Downton Abbey.

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
competent (not incompetent)94.6369.4257
diligent (not lazy)94.3749.5291
self-disciplined (not disorganized)94.24610.1282
on-time (not tardy)94.12912.446
mature (not juvenile)92.61611.1134
loyal (not traitorous)92.014313.4316
civilized (not barbaric)91.93312.8282
neat (not messy)91.64116.7192
modest (not flamboyant)91.1612.9308
reasonable (not deranged)91.099.928
workaholic (not slacker)90.713310.6135
down2earth (not head@clouds)90.5613.0296
badass (not weakass)90.520211.029
orderly (not chaotic)90.42615.5252
sturdy (not flimsy)90.44510.838
devoted (not unfaithful)90.216310.920
human (not animalistic)90.12311.5246
😇 (not 😈)90.03112.123
tasteful (not lewd)89.8712.3284
not genocidal (not genocidal)89.87014.520
sane (not crazy)89.7513.232
pro (not noob)89.716815.228
nurturing (not poisonous)89.64912.0116
respectful (not rude)89.25713.3299
sensible (not ludicrous)89.21215.5303
perceptive (not unobservant)89.217512.826
realistic (not fantastical)89.02312.523
proper (not scandalous)88.92915.3241
wise (not foolish)88.75112.6299
reliable (not experimental)88.72510.738
works hard (not plays hard)88.55912.1321
kind (not cruel)88.318613.0325
pointed (not random)88.38111.628
heroic (not villainous)88.218613.0346
treasure (not trash)88.213916.034
clean (not perverted)88.210119.429
tactful (not indiscreet)88.11211.519
🌟 (not 💩)88.015018.518
coordinated (not clumsy)87.917613.9291
one-faced (not two-faced)87.78718.239
persistent (not quitter)87.65299.924
factual (not exaggerating)87.53310.524
resourceful (not helpless)87.326717.2142
frugal (not lavish)86.91513.3313
studious (not goof-off)86.918810.424
devout (not heathen)86.81413.7278
high standards (not desperate)86.67214.652
altruistic (not selfish)86.56312.8318
permanent (not transient)86.41215.9111
master (not apprentice)86.323413.9121
washed (not muddy)86.35515.221
legit (not scrub)86.29817.837
active (not slothful)86.027517.2219
honorable (not cunning)85.95518.1326
prestigious (not disreputable)85.97417.0239
patriotic (not unpatriotic)85.98816.324
precise (not vague)85.78516.7178
chaste (not lustful)85.51414.9297
loveable (not punchable)85.310015.330
scheduled (not spontaneous)85.016519.8326
regular (not zany)85.0812.125
straight (not queer)84.922721.7117
pure (not debased)84.76415.5297
no-nonsense (not dramatic)84.75320.4134
😊 (not 🤣)84.64712.821
forgiving (not vengeful)84.59514.7287
cautious (not impulsive)84.15515.0268
stable (not moody)84.11717.2306
motivated (not unmotivated)84.068322.215
straightforward (not cryptic)83.96419.1291
earth (not air)83.95516.638
giving (not receiving)83.912621.620
angelic (not demonic)83.712214.6293
English (not German)83.615023.024
deliberate (not spontaneous)83.518418.3308
demure (not vain)83.51517.8279
practical (not imaginative)83.313718.0224
alert (not oblivious)83.124120.922
soulful (not soulless)83.038517.0114
normal (not weird)82.91118.3302
resolute (not wavering)82.815315.631
deep (not shallow)82.711114.352
equitable (not hypocritical)82.64217.7132
humble (not arrogant)82.49118.5316
knowledgeable (not ignorant)82.437313.718
empath (not psychopath)82.420120.127
hard-work (not natural-talent)82.47021.760
neurotypical (not autistic)82.37218.0276
grateful (not entitled)82.29821.343
reassuring (not fearmongering)82.29722.024
rational (not whimsical)82.116017.4301
sheriff (not outlaw)82.016918.0283
sober (not indulgent)81.73518.3300
monastic (not hedonist)81.51218.120
vintage (not trendy)81.526617.634
minimalist (not pack rat)81.43313.728
wholesome (not salacious)81.318624.622
wooden (not plastic)81.39918.951
mighty (not puny)81.032916.5282
confidential (not gossiping)80.938222.6286
utilitarian (not decorative)80.89318.2107
well behaved (not mischievous)80.611621.4296
vanilla (not kinky)80.69719.5284
stoic (not hypochondriac)80.410725.225
moderate (not extreme)80.42217.8253
traditional (not unorthodox)80.39721.5112
believable (not poorly-written)80.233812.727
realistic (not ambitious)80.03818.036
theist (not atheist)79.86219.1116
involved (not remote)79.822317.6267
provincial (not cosmopolitan)79.65618.7242
private (not gregarious)79.524820.2291
compersive (not jealous)79.57617.3295
bookish (not sporty)79.548217.8254
love-focused (not money-focused)79.549316.422
manicured (not scruffy)79.452920.9270
domestic (not industrial)79.45121.3125
efficient (not overprepared)79.37824.127
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)79.117423.3297
disarming (not creepy)79.126315.782
normie (not freak)79.16118.852
real (not philosophical)79.013221.0184
enlightened (not lost)79.09321.329
old (not young)78.919813.7301
gatherer (not hunter)78.915321.915
high IQ (not low IQ)78.975314.4290
rhythmic (not stuttering)78.934518.730
morning lark (not night owl)78.77723.2144
proactive (not reactive)78.71417.816
prudish (not flirtatious)78.78717.322
egalitarian (not racist)78.680720.021
consistent (not variable)78.516224.529
independent (not codependent)78.339922.8273
methodical (not astonishing)78.017521.3307
🎨 (not 🏀)78.047717.429
important (not irrelevant)77.976621.036
go-getter (not slugabed)77.768120.218
tailor (not blacksmith)77.719521.628
concise (not long-winded)77.47721.619
tame (not wild)77.312721.2254
fresh (not stinky)77.352221.229
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)77.237917.419
valedictorian (not drop out)77.256518.524
common sense (not analysis)77.21722.625
classical (not avant-garde)77.114323.4111
basic (not hipster)77.122722.2259
generous (not stingy)77.032620.748
eloquent (not unpolished)76.942721.9284
communal (not individualist)76.74423.6109
protagonist (not antagonist)76.757922.820
patient (not impatient)76.613224.3103
cooperative (not competitive)76.615423.2269
builder (not explorer)76.68519.0231
self-improving (not self-destructive)76.613021.331
concrete (not abstract)76.519522.132
thrifty (not extravagant)76.512623.331
penny-pincher (not overspender)76.410613.627
frank (not sugarcoated)76.353820.128
reasoned (not instinctual)76.011623.8272
opinionated (not jealous)76.044418.322
queen (not princess)75.943819.922
never cries (not often crying)75.938117.614
tautology (not oxymoron)75.8619.712
flourishing (not traumatized)75.73920.431
warm (not quarrelsome)75.521420.3304
low-tech (not high-tech)75.522923.1234
inspiring (not cringeworthy)75.531320.3113
direct (not roundabout)75.451123.3295
OCD (not ADHD)75.435023.834
healthy (not sickly)75.358820.1228
good-humored (not angry)75.337818.5225
gendered (not androgynous)75.291422.2123
realist (not idealist)75.020623.2120
decisive (not hesitant)74.959123.1283
insider (not outsider)74.97323.3209
bossy (not meek)74.869117.6288
assertive (not passive)74.865918.9255
non-gamer (not gamer)74.837930.625
sweet (not bitter)74.733819.6276
complimentary (not insulting)74.731821.8129
conventional (not creative)74.619324.6296
genius (not dunce)74.652615.6331
🐮 (not 🐷)74.54115.722
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)74.217819.422
💝 (not 💔)74.226624.332
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)74.122425.0225
rural (not urban)74.113923.335
nerd (not jock)73.855420.4268
refined (not rugged)73.741823.5308
confident (not insecure)73.664220.4297
glad (not mad)73.621417.828
Swedish (not Italian)73.614225.615
work-first (not family-first)73.541023.8276
predictable (not quirky)73.113925.115
joyful (not miserable)73.024814.326
🧕 (not 💃)73.07427.027
bashful (not exhibitionist)72.88125.124
official (not backdoor)72.619825.4264
🤐 (not 😜)72.633218.931
warm (not cold)72.549520.4258
prideful (not envious)72.357020.347
politically correct (not edgy)72.222925.1309
introspective (not not introspective)72.241320.534
corporate (not freelance)72.227824.029
bright (not depressed)72.127619.9243
driven (not unambitious)72.1121420.2242
profound (not ironic)72.115424.028
🐩 (not 🐒)71.938323.214
tight (not loose)71.857924.530
literal (not metaphorical)71.729222.8239
😀 (not 😭)71.727820.431
formal (not intimate)71.634326.743
genuine (not sarcastic)71.541425.0293
🧠 (not 💪)71.577927.429
🤠 (not 🤑)71.450424.132
feminine (not masculine)71.348719.0312
historical (not modern)71.233323.3184
average (not deviant)71.212823.3177
unambiguous (not mysterious)71.134125.0250
self-assured (not self-conscious)71.061023.4233
poor (not rich)70.929818.8256
luddite (not technophile)70.918023.9229
hoarder (not unprepared)70.832714.9230
romantic (not dispassionate)70.570220.929
strict (not lenient)70.450222.0321
hurried (not leisurely)70.232422.2269
attentive (not interrupting)70.239527.821
centrist (not radical)70.110119.415
beautiful (not ugly)70.0113421.9123
street-smart (not sheltered)69.967323.2267
focused on the present (not focused on the future)69.824023.7284
🎩 (not 🧢)69.856327.727
charming (not awkward)69.766522.1286
logical (not emotional)69.634721.0306
empirical (not theoretical)69.517225.2238
guarded (not open)69.591722.5322
quiet (not loud)69.442123.0302
unassuming (not pretentious)69.419925.626
side character (not main character)69.249725.012
🥰 (not 🙃)69.237528.628
📈 (not 📉)69.049022.725
intellectual (not physical)68.875723.7259
existentialist (not nihilist)68.633023.976
🏌 (not 🤺)68.39423.616
armoured (not vulnerable)68.268322.2225
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)68.242726.835
stoic (not expressive)68.032524.2286
thick-skinned (not sensitive)68.044624.8283
reserved (not chatty)67.951323.4279
rock (not rap)67.9114519.624
demanding (not unchallenging)67.9107222.751
cat person (not dog person)67.943131.522
vegan (not cannibal)67.850626.517
sage (not whippersnapper)67.827327.318
preppy (not punk rock)67.869728.532
curious (not apathetic)67.677123.0270
attractive (not repulsive)67.5107518.9291
obedient (not rebellious)67.534125.8224
accepting (not judgemental)67.544124.9187
serious (not playful)67.477921.5301
statist (not anarchist)67.440126.829
optimistic (not pessimistic)67.347323.8287
🎃 (not 💀)67.136125.729
🐿 (not 🦇)67.060022.023
sunny (not gloomy)67.047918.122
tense (not relaxed)66.8110721.0279
asexual (not sexual)66.527123.034
dominant (not submissive)66.493622.7284
alpha (not beta)66.286826.4225
fortunate (not unlucky)66.134420.6310
charismatic (not uninspiring)66.0112524.1283
western (not eastern)66.061127.218
flower child (not goth)66.076327.323
repetitive (not varied)65.845425.3101
🐘 (not 🐀)65.740027.926
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)65.626325.722
serious (not bold)65.539825.7292
everyman (not chosen one)65.536827.522
bold (not shy)65.3134922.8275
child free (not pronatalist)65.373829.7229
feminist (not sexist)65.398723.628
interesting (not tiresome)65.296624.0229
smooth (not rough)65.248624.3271
factual (not poetic)65.161427.934
objective (not subjective)65.025222.098
paranoid (not naive)65.065718.427
sheeple (not conspiracist)64.911126.0135
overachiever (not underachiever)64.9119028.629
trusting (not charming)64.733127.5264
subdued (not exuberant)64.731728.333
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)64.753323.520
picky (not always down)64.760326.221
interested (not bored)64.4101221.728
calm (not anxious)64.438025.3295
open-minded (not close-minded)64.474323.0297
suspicious (not awkward)64.286619.9276
purple (not orange)64.141926.1207
still (not twitchy)64.133526.849
linear (not circular)64.033128.423
doer (not thinker)63.882830.957
emotional (not unemotional)63.8104123.926
opinionated (not neutral)63.7141325.947
scientific (not artistic)63.171222.7292
businesslike (not chivalrous)63.158930.653
nonpolitical (not political)63.038227.7273
musical (not off-key)62.841222.639
mild (not spicy)62.638128.0304
French (not Russian)62.571125.120
fast (not slow)62.4108924.8283
happy (not sad)62.340422.0291
deep (not epic)62.237528.527
cynical (not gullible)62.291824.117
trusting (not suspicious)61.953425.7282
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)61.945723.7220
triggered (not trolling)61.991421.317
monochrome (not multicolored)61.860930.4124
🤫 (not 🤔)61.726632.919
good-cook (not bad-cook)61.650530.425
conservative (not liberal)61.539224.221
frenzied (not sleepy)61.4133323.834
distant (not touchy-feely)61.375920.724
chic (not cheesy)61.257719.420
funny (not humorless)61.184623.1279
oppressed (not privileged)61.042020.644
🧗 (not 🛌)60.799130.831
fixable (not unfixable)60.784827.616
cheery (not sorrowful)60.453523.4283
secretive (not open-book)60.1102831.835
lover (not fighter)59.869728.632
white knight (not bad boy)59.892727.416
emancipated (not enslaved)59.7111723.6290
transparent (not machiavellian)59.565726.420
rigid (not flexible)59.379625.0252
simple (not complicated)59.032427.6214
literary (not mathematical)58.796028.3274
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)58.674729.316
offended (not chill)58.686626.330
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)58.585127.615
introvert (not extrovert)58.259925.9283
blissful (not haunted)58.140222.327
accommodating (not stubborn)57.832429.748
social (not reclusive)57.688024.730
cocky (not timid)57.5129024.927
innocent (not jaded)57.543521.826
👽 (not 🤡)57.482330.617
mainstream (not arcane)57.352629.8231
highbrow (not lowbrow)57.0105524.6276
Coke (not Pepsi)57.060830.442
indie (not pop)57.0110029.720
🐴 (not 🦄)56.993638.320
cultured (not rustic)56.9104427.421
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)56.8125829.923
water (not fire)56.758527.823
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)56.381932.523
crafty (not scholarly)56.2103028.0271
🤖 (not 👻)56.270328.916
spelunker (not claustrophobic)56.2103824.235
dry (not moist)56.276327.228
impartial (not biased)56.120825.7257
🥳 (not 🥴)55.760716.415
summer (not winter)55.786428.920
skeptical (not spiritual)55.2132027.9275
stylish (not slovenly)55.1116027.6291
🥶 (not 🥵)55.063722.526
gracious (not feisty)54.945426.1272
🐐 (not 🦒)54.9121328.224
🥾 (not 👟)54.982733.525
thick (not thin)54.762222.5183
slow-talking (not fast-talking)54.655126.429
short (not tall)54.371325.6290
Roman (not Greek)54.380725.919
intense (not lighthearted)54.1128928.033
pensive (not serene)54.1156629.129
shy (not playful)54.045223.8297
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')54.047829.7156
chortling (not giggling)53.9119825.421
monotone (not expressive)53.961427.317
generalist (not specialist)53.850528.1110
contrarian (not yes-man)53.8117930.017
worldly (not innocent)53.7131627.2294
😏 (not 😬)53.6105530.030
captain (not first-mate)53.593434.6251
low self esteem (not narcissistic)53.466220.022
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)53.3118530.728
socialist (not libertarian)53.154726.3211
mundane (not extraordinary)53.048228.1292
uncreative (not open to new experinces)52.943928.2281
dorky (not cool)52.880331.524
macho (not metrosexual)52.865926.826
careful (not brave)52.260929.0306
soft (not hard)52.285224.5106
resistant (not resigned)52.1162128.3302
pacifist (not ferocious)52.073828.6298
geriatric (not vibrant)52.049724.428
folksy (not presidential)51.488030.229
🧐 (not 😎)51.388433.727
comedic (not dramatic)51.358722.838
ranged (not melee)51.2122325.016
democratic (not authoritarian)51.1111729.9273
soft (not hard)50.889122.8251
obsessed (not aloof)50.5150322.8270

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Marmee March (0.876)
  2. Alfred Pennyworth (0.872)
  3. Anna Bates (0.869)
  4. Janet Fraiser (0.861)
  5. Elinor Dashwood (0.857)
  6. Charlie Carson (0.849)
  7. Atticus Finch (0.845)
  8. Richard D. Winters (0.845)
  9. Joe West (0.844)
  10. James Gordon (0.844)
  1. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.746)
  2. The Deep (-0.73)
  3. George Oscar 'Gob' Bluth (-0.722)
  4. Jeff Portnoy (-0.672)
  5. Roman Roy (-0.672)
  6. Krusty the Clown (-0.67)
  7. Janice Soprano (-0.662)
  8. Erlich Bachman (-0.657)
  9. Ben Chang (-0.653)
  10. Frank Gallagher (-0.652)

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

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


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