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Dory Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Dory is a character from Finding Nemo.

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
hugs (not handshakes)97.965.317
friendly (not unfriendly)96.4336.218
kind (not cruel)95.81510.3114
cheery (not grumpy)95.0199.120
chatty (not reserved)94.43615.0118
euphoric (not resentful)93.858.616
welcoming experience (not cringing away)93.877.112
fantasy-prone (not grounded)93.7329.023
clumsy (not coordinated)93.349.4120
spontaneous (not scheduled)93.23113.1119
sweet (not bitter)93.21310.1111
outgoing (not withdrawn)93.1599.514
loyal (not traitorous)92.810614.1125
hippie (not militaristic)92.51210.023
good-humored (not angry)92.42112.0148
energetic (not mellow)92.35016.018
spirited (not lifeless)92.19512.914
playful (not serious)91.82511.4155
heartfelt (not clinical)91.8526.512
goofy (not unfrivolous)91.8558.418
open to new experinces (not uncreative)91.65715.7119
family-first (not work-first)91.32910.6137
forgiving (not vengeful)91.22414.3124
imaginative (not practical)91.22015.197
expressive (not monotone)91.26213.3194
head@clouds (not down2earth)91.11315.2102
emotional (not unemotional)91.15714.2184
emotional (not logical)91.02412.9133
love-focused (not money-focused)91.07414.6175
accepting (not judgemental)90.92516.1122
😜 (not 🤐)90.95314.2118
sweet (not savory)90.92220.315
🦄 (not 🐴)90.73512.7114
ADHD (not OCD)90.21818.0430
positive (not negative)90.25514.026
childlike (not parental)90.18715.018
open-minded (not close-minded)90.01916.3118
😇 (not 😈)90.03113.4102
spontaneous (not deliberate)89.81914.5107
supportive (not catty)89.86810.613
soulful (not soulless)89.79913.2115
funny (not humorless)89.47616.2115
twitchy (not still)89.12715.9504
explorer (not builder)89.01312.2126
optimistic (not pessimistic)88.95021.4134
disorganized (not self-disciplined)88.82618.1135
fantastical (not realistic)88.73116.2393
random (not pointed)88.71117.7410
blue (not red)88.64723.516
chaotic (not orderly)88.58316.3124
innocent (not jaded)88.31517.2193
fast-talking (not slow-talking)88.25520.5108
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)88.210412.410
open-book (not secretive)88.12419.3165
gentle (not harsh)88.08311.225
generous (not stingy)87.95616.0507
absentminded (not focused)87.93525.621
pure (not debased)87.82916.9160
lenient (not strict)87.72816.1149
whimsical (not rational)87.74018.0121
easy (not uptight)87.65520.121
curious (not apathetic)87.55321.6107
persistent (not quitter)87.454318.2126
soft (not hard)87.34316.6121
altruistic (not selfish)87.24916.2139
messy (not neat)87.25717.8111
idealist (not realist)87.23116.4122
multicolored (not monochrome)87.04920.7113
playful (not shy)86.920120.8119
loud (not quiet)86.816419.1128
treasure (not trash)86.820118.0121
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)86.716320.6111
zany (not regular)86.56315.2113
expressive (not stoic)86.412119.7115
real (not fake)86.424515.824
tardy (not on-time)86.33816.8454
egalitarian (not racist)86.134219.496
glad (not mad)85.94219.9127
unstable (not stable)85.818612.916
beautiful (not ugly)85.749517.3136
sunny (not gloomy)85.79322.6118
devoted (not unfaithful)85.640719.6154
soft (not hard)85.65518.8111
extraordinary (not mundane)85.616617.5125
oblivious (not alert)85.64322.8119
nurturing (not poisonous)85.513116.3111
freelance (not corporate)85.416118.395
artistic (not scientific)85.410017.9136
gullible (not cynical)85.43720.5206
instinctual (not reasoned)85.36917.9121
extrovert (not introvert)85.315823.1111
goof-off (not studious)85.18919.8152
angelic (not demonic)85.09418.1108
abstract (not concrete)85.02718.7127
vegan (not cannibal)85.03119.4121
🎨 (not 🏀)84.921620.2379
snoops (not minds-own-business)84.926216.816
impulsive (not cautious)84.815721.2116
social (not reclusive)84.712723.1163
joyful (not miserable)84.76017.6118
bubbly (not flat)84.713729.419
wired (not tired)84.78716.416
charismatic (not uninspiring)84.624519.4116
crafty (not scholarly)84.47215.9140
🌟 (not 💩)84.428621.1137
heroic (not villainous)84.434916.6126
vulnerable (not armoured)84.42116.9154
warm (not cold)84.414723.8116
quirky (not predictable)84.36722.2183
giving (not receiving)84.212119.8203
important (not irrelevant)84.142919.8100
water (not fire)84.13523.7417
asexual (not sexual)84.04120.6392
gregarious (not private)83.95819.6110
touchy-feely (not distant)83.95820.0199
ambitious (not realistic)83.814120.1418
wholesome (not salacious)83.713121.8115
loose (not tight)83.74618.9120
innocent (not worldly)83.63322.2142
feminist (not sexist)83.633618.2102
nonpolitical (not political)83.61721.4116
creative (not conventional)83.513521.8123
grateful (not entitled)83.37618.2394
juvenile (not mature)83.210518.4119
chivalrous (not businesslike)83.12216.7401
transparent (not machiavellian)83.12220.5200
weird (not normal)83.018120.2111
flower child (not goth)82.921622.6188
open (not guarded)82.93622.1136
liberal (not conservative)82.912622.5100
humble (not arrogant)82.88717.9125
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.711614.8100
vibrant (not geriatric)82.720321.2106
one-faced (not two-faced)82.723324.9535
interested (not bored)82.612020.8417
unorthodox (not traditional)82.520321.2109
bold (not serious)82.413815.9117
sensitive (not thick-skinned)82.28421.5123
flexible (not rigid)82.14321.298
photographer (not physicist)82.114925.316
protagonist (not antagonist)82.031021.4170
feeler (not thinker)82.019625.120
moist (not dry)81.91922.296
apologetic (not proud)81.82622.119
astonishing (not methodical)81.72618.6129
trusting (not suspicious)81.77224.6105
maverick (not conformist)81.731722.816
🐿 (not 🦇)81.613123.998
pacifist (not ferocious)81.36821.8134
genuine (not sarcastic)81.314426.1146
intimate (not formal)81.35620.7112
😀 (not 😭)81.28326.1116
🤠 (not 🤑)81.213622.4105
nice (not naughty)81.019325.128
zebra (not lion)80.913711.516
🤔 (not 🤫)80.92427.0110
summer (not winter)80.820925.1166
queer (not straight)80.88819.8130
often crying (not never cries)80.88918.6192
complimentary (not insulting)80.615425.2115
clean (not perverted)80.635924.1379
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)80.59625.198
💃 (not 🧕)80.530622.4105
intuitive (not analytical)80.513920.723
sincere (not irreverent)80.436224.812
anxious (not calm)80.320023.0143
variable (not consistent)80.33025.0124
unprepared (not hoarder)80.12322.9111
eager (not reluctant)80.122825.316
loveable (not punchable)80.025225.2122
cheery (not sorrowful)79.812625.5130
folksy (not presidential)79.810221.0145
lover (not fighter)79.815324.7440
innovative (not routine)79.722618.525
interrupting (not attentive)79.517825.4432
first-mate (not captain)79.224023.4113
motivated (not unmotivated)79.199325.7198
manic (not mild)79.137425.212
warm (not quarrelsome)79.014225.1115
🎃 (not 💀)78.99624.6388
lighthearted (not intense)78.77129.5118
exaggerating (not factual)78.625323.7432
purple (not orange)78.510130.6123
apprentice (not master)78.510424.6118
autistic (not neurotypical)78.31924.0106
honorable (not cunning)78.125022.1140
💝 (not 💔)78.117728.8111
gatherer (not hunter)78.117223.0104
off target (not accurate)78.18221.314
compersive (not jealous)78.010621.695
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)78.011022.510
natural (not mechanical)78.019727.915
low-tech (not high-tech)77.916921.8138
chronically single (not serial dater)77.942326.317
disarming (not creepy)77.733522.2104
rejected (not popular)77.726322.916
not genocidal (not genocidal)77.655728.4134
progressive (not old-fashioned)77.625224.818
exuberant (not subdued)77.427324.5109
hopeful (not fearful)77.433626.020
feminine (not masculine)77.337219.7168
lost (not enlightened)77.215324.8121
vague (not precise)77.13327.1116
forward (not repressed)77.130526.318
flimsy (not sturdy)77.15620.8124
doer (not thinker)76.928829.0503
annoying (not unannoying)76.724128.527
bold (not shy)76.596524.4118
always down (not picky)76.53627.5162
interesting (not tiresome)76.347025.5111
cooperative (not competitive)76.216226.2105
believing (not questioning)76.29827.218
crazy (not sane)76.227120.4140
unassuming (not pretentious)76.08926.2103
long-winded (not concise)75.98026.4150
poetic (not factual)75.711222.798
active (not slothful)75.684626.6132
decorative (not utilitarian)75.510823.9108
spiritual (not skeptical)75.48927.6114
awkward (not suspicious)75.314326.2133
submissive (not dominant)75.217622.9127
low self esteem (not narcissistic)75.112520.9150
focused on the present (not focused on the future)75.09929.7123
empath (not psychopath)75.051828.2406
beta (not alpha)74.922421.7126
white knight (not bad boy)74.943224.4195
wild (not tame)74.953725.4143
meaningful (not pointless)74.771826.517
repetitive (not varied)74.714329.5124
nerd (not jock)74.652424.5115
freak (not normie)74.630121.7474
meek (not bossy)74.613522.3150
😎 (not 🧐)74.536031.299
communist (not capitalist)74.517123.917
experince-oriented (not goal-oriented)74.513529.720
experimental (not reliable)74.225825.3110
subjective (not objective)74.15225.5104
democratic (not authoritarian)74.022427.1128
young (not old)74.065321.7129
outlaw (not sheriff)74.042824.4131
🥰 (not 🙃)74.023633.1142
circular (not linear)74.07225.0124
indulgent (not sober)73.935624.0135
codependent (not independent)73.818128.6111
go-getter (not slugabed)73.888723.898
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)73.837923.796
cheesy (not chic)73.826526.0175
roundabout (not direct)73.75229.5110
drop out (not valedictorian)73.622624.8131
opinionated (not jealous)73.658423.2179
respectful (not rude)73.451923.2124
brave (not careful)73.448927.1135
equitable (not hypocritical)73.426027.9126
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)73.344325.818
hipster (not basic)73.214926.5112
happy (not sad)73.018326.5110
👻 (not 🤖)73.020928.0102
blissful (not haunted)73.012827.7404
low IQ (not high IQ)72.96226.3120
dunce (not genius)72.811923.2143
literary (not mathematical)72.732124.8107
English (not German)72.781032.0108
blind (not all-seeing)72.719417.814
activist (not nonpartisan)72.751119.822
plays hard (not works hard)72.620724.7103
world traveler (not homebody)72.546818.412
🧗 (not 🛌)72.358730.2111
prying (not unmeddlesome)72.363519.118
flamboyant (not modest)72.140227.3115
moody (not stable)72.063223.8114
romantic (not dispassionate)72.063426.7159
hypochondriac (not stoic)72.012728.3151
desperate (not high standards)71.819322.6461
extreme (not moderate)71.766424.6126
dramatic (not no-nonsense)71.342027.7116
chill (not offended)71.318630.1121
avant-garde (not classical)71.220427.4106
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)71.261830.8169
original (not cliché)71.137022.623
metrosexual (not macho)71.140025.896
overspender (not penny-pincher)71.029727.3118
love shy (not cassanova)71.034518.412
bad-cook (not good-cook)70.929127.8361
unpolished (not eloquent)70.824827.1128
indiscreet (not tactful)70.812727.399
air (not earth)70.78731.0365
deranged (not reasonable)70.532926.0104
🥳 (not 🥴)70.219633.4100
naive (not paranoid)70.216933.7200
flawed (not perfect)70.272929.119
people-person (not things-person)70.047730.610
foolish (not wise)69.828324.0139
child free (not pronatalist)69.851427.7105
slacker (not workaholic)69.818526.0114
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)69.857925.817
gossiping (not confidential)69.728328.4169
giggling (not chortling)69.616132.1125
transient (not permanent)69.612525.5106
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)69.624328.1123
frenzied (not sleepy)69.588129.8111
junkie (not straight edge)69.523225.415
noob (not pro)69.412225.1117
comedic (not dramatic)69.418630.1447
dorky (not cool)69.236330.1137
👟 (not 🥾)69.136531.0103
utopian (not dystopian)69.031131.38
🐒 (not 🐩)68.930831.998
thin (not thick)68.951429.1130
backdoor (not official)68.846026.0119
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)68.861913.413
modern (not historical)68.750124.6134
inspiring (not cringeworthy)68.656928.9114
efficient (not overprepared)68.652229.0100
scandalous (not proper)68.455222.9102
outsider (not insider)68.337531.8104
insomniac (not slumbering)68.385325.023
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)68.329012.610
stuttering (not rhythmic)68.014330.3123
enchanting (not disturbing)68.066821.729
creator (not consumer)67.859129.520
existentialist (not nihilist)67.737927.1110
smooth (not rough)67.639128.6118
arcane (not mainstream)67.646330.4130
whippersnapper (not sage)67.628828.3108
glamorous (not spartan)67.642418.215
emancipated (not enslaved)67.571925.296
melee (not ranged)67.515330.2103
prankster (not anti-prank)67.545231.227
oppressed (not privileged)67.327722.0109
follower (not leader)67.135533.214
nonconformist (not social climber)66.859036.218
demure (not vain)66.438729.998
poor (not rich)66.340423.5108
sloppy (not fussy)66.315428.615
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)66.152829.6107
French (not Russian)66.052529.0117
insightful (not generic)65.991326.910
traumatized (not flourishing)65.879330.8132
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)65.825327.6102
incompetent (not competent)65.715727.4110
driven (not unambitious)65.7148032.0124
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)65.747734.398
anarchist (not statist)65.644828.395
sheepish (not smug)65.522327.523
wavering (not resolute)65.410832.4134
hesitant (not decisive)65.221234.2103
diligent (not lazy)65.1149124.4105
socialist (not libertarian)65.08735.7106
strong identity (not social chameleon)64.9108735.718
philosophical (not real)64.919530.9106
bright (not depressed)64.850229.5125
believable (not poorly-written)64.7142527.4117
mischievous (not well behaved)64.582428.8146
domestic (not industrial)64.137927.8122
badass (not weakass)64.1115128.8399
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)64.088930.8118
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)64.066534.410
deviant (not average)63.979228.3113
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)63.657332.4412
🧢 (not 🎩)63.560934.7114
dolphin (not kangaroo)63.541534.517
epic (not deep)63.443530.9397
rugged (not refined)63.356527.999
involved (not remote)63.3105930.8114
disreputable (not prestigious)63.333227.8109
tailor (not blacksmith)63.382928.7123
creationist (not evolutionist)63.130430.011
slow (not fast)62.919935.0131
scruffy (not manicured)62.750425.9100
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)62.752130.319
accommodating (not stubborn)62.623532.9449
impartial (not biased)62.510131.9109
reactive (not proactive)62.549432.6164
ludicrous (not sensible)62.346933.7120
impatient (not patient)62.389834.2123
physical (not intellectual)62.244828.0104
gamer (not non-gamer)62.140333.7358
rustic (not cultured)62.039328.3161
can't-fix-anything (not handy)61.938731.317
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)61.665729.2120
Pepsi (not Coke)61.523134.2403
chaste (not lustful)61.449131.691
patriotic (not unpatriotic)61.4100730.2100
chosen one (not everyman)61.472030.9174
reassuring (not fearmongering)61.483534.4162
💪 (not 🧠)61.338327.0135
animalistic (not human)61.229035.5112
🤡 (not 👽)61.242033.1107
bear (not wolf)61.245221.310
relaxed (not tense)61.123434.2131
rebellious (not obedient)61.197526.8113
leisurely (not hurried)61.140033.8109
unchallenging (not demanding)61.022033.2490
attractive (not repulsive)60.6128626.4101
self-conscious (not self-assured)60.629931.2121
ignorant (not knowledgeable)60.630127.3127
delicate (not coarse)60.647428.316
edgy (not politically correct)60.581328.1112
resistant (not resigned)60.5124827.9113
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)60.570232.9130
passive (not assertive)60.229931.5138
vanilla (not kinky)60.167633.3102
trusting (not charming)60.052834.6110
tall (not short)59.987830.9407
flirtatious (not prudish)59.980929.4162
seemly (not inappropriate)59.896333.924
jovial (not noble)59.545933.815
metaphorical (not literal)59.432935.0125
Greek (not Roman)59.430430.4100
prideful (not envious)59.4134327.2530
underthinker (not overthinker)59.428740.518
conspiracist (not sheeple)59.3102433.4110
good-manners (not bad-manners)59.2107424.227
androgynous (not gendered)59.010230.7101
trolling (not triggered)59.031929.898
ironic (not profound)59.063830.5421
sassy (not chill)59.0117430.918
fresh (not stinky)58.7117828.6109
quivering (not unstirring)58.736528.215
aloof (not obsessed)58.620435.5107
yes-man (not contrarian)58.640731.2148
insecure (not confident)58.439331.8103
🐀 (not 🐘)58.463132.3108
exhibitionist (not bashful)58.497832.0410
oxymoron (not tautology)58.468230.5138
indie (not pop)58.1103935.7182
deep (not shallow)58.0107132.1127
unobservant (not perceptive)58.022235.2134
dog person (not cat person)57.874635.7181
awkward (not comfortable)57.763431.623
radical (not centrist)57.580830.0157
sheltered (not street-smart)57.456632.5138
🤺 (not 🏌)57.4129632.8108
devout (not heathen)57.384132.299
earthly (not divine)57.3111629.616
woke (not problematic)57.276029.314
unlucky (not fortunate)56.982433.098
🐐 (not 🦒)56.9109733.8101
luddite (not technophile)56.872731.299
natural-talent (not hard-work)56.645832.7484
extravagant (not thrifty)56.475633.6378
off-key (not musical)56.386632.1115
puny (not mighty)56.240028.6114
complicated (not simple)56.0123034.5116
tasteful (not lewd)55.9119528.9103
hedonist (not monastic)55.887727.784
🤣 (not 😊)55.858837.6128
lawyerly (not engineerial)55.897832.216
morning lark (not night owl)55.758932.9128
serene (not pensive)55.616032.5340
trendy (not vintage)55.541030.6341
western (not eastern)55.4133531.5116
📈 (not 📉)55.4124833.4108
cryptic (not straightforward)55.336637.4102
specialist (not generalist)55.3109032.9119
helpless (not resourceful)55.322629.9104
awkward (not charming)55.158933.7122
opinionated (not neutral)55.0168132.6431
Swedish (not Italian)54.975533.2101
barbaric (not civilized)54.851928.4113
legit (not scrub)54.7146930.598
entrepreneur (not employee)54.7111834.717
frank (not sugarcoated)54.4148134.2161
plastic (not wooden)54.335231.0308
gross (not hygienic)54.339126.310
gracious (not feisty)54.147931.9156
rural (not urban)53.848333.2114
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.751637.5107
🐮 (not 🐷)53.7117231.698
theoretical (not empirical)53.651234.7104
preppy (not punk rock)53.6110330.6111
cosmopolitan (not provincial)53.496131.588
timid (not cocky)53.442731.9177
fixable (not unfixable)53.0117832.599
sporty (not bookish)52.971831.1114
self-destructive (not self-improving)52.9100131.2119
minimalist (not pack rat)52.7103234.399
sickly (not healthy)52.644827.0123
likes change (not resists change)52.651130.119
queen (not princess)52.5121436.9175
washed (not muddy)52.5121929.7153
unambiguous (not mysterious)52.3104034.0124
reader (not writer)52.087735.124
spicy (not mild)51.9123430.6154
theist (not atheist)51.971930.9107
rap (not rock)51.722930.9155
buffoon (not charmer)51.654031.216
blessed (not cursed)51.666129.719
frugal (not lavish)51.4109730.8109
moderate (not gluttonous)51.4118432.214
🥶 (not 🥵)51.378030.5340
analysis (not common sense)51.3113931.9189
slovenly (not stylish)51.268230.8131
claustrophobic (not spelunker)51.164835.9108
communal (not individualist)51.072538.4118
not introspective (not introspective)51.055331.7100
highbrow (not lowbrow)50.1135133.5114
😏 (not 😬)50.3119533.0107
side character (not main character)50.3103534.2120
underachiever (not overachiever)50.639231.2382

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Olaf (0.898)
  2. Pinkie Pie (0.868)
  3. Donkey (0.861)
  4. Phil Dunphy (0.859)
  5. Kimmy Schmidt (0.835)
  6. SpongeBob SquarePants (0.835)
  7. Pippin Took (0.83)
  8. Pumbaa (0.814)
  9. Héctor (0.811)
  10. Merry Brandybuck (0.805)
  1. Thomas Matthews (-0.719)
  2. Cho Sang-woo (-0.694)
  3. Tywin Lannister (-0.689)
  4. Nurse Mildred Ratched (-0.67)
  5. Alexander Conklin (-0.669)
  6. Doc (-0.663)
  7. Samuel Norton (-0.652)
  8. Bob Kelso (-0.651)
  9. William Rawls (-0.651)
  10. Emilio Barzini (-0.651)

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

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


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