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Augustus 'Gus' Waters Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Augustus 'Gus' Waters is a character from The Fault in Our Stars.

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 500 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
open to new experinces (not uncreative)90.28912.136
devoted (not unfaithful)90.117510.932
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)89.411515.339
love-focused (not money-focused)88.714916.833
romantic (not dispassionate)88.56416.228
soulful (not soulless)87.518513.237
charismatic (not uninspiring)87.415211.532
supportive (not catty)87.11149.637
cheery (not grumpy)85.913913.828
loyal (not traitorous)85.950011.234
funny (not humorless)85.715415.931
meaningful (not pointless)85.225113.233
friendly (not unfriendly)85.131213.430
real (not fake)84.930613.829
spontaneous (not scheduled)84.715413.428
metaphorical (not literal)84.5922.331
outgoing (not withdrawn)84.420015.447
beautiful (not ugly)84.359518.134
literary (not mathematical)84.15213.136
easy (not uptight)84.17611.835
bold (not shy)84.061513.830
cheery (not sorrowful)83.98117.029
perceptive (not unobservant)83.845111.829
heroic (not villainous)83.639616.440
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)83.55517.428
persistent (not quitter)83.486916.232
hopeful (not fearful)83.115015.136
spirited (not lifeless)83.042921.929
prankster (not anti-prank)83.017313.635
treasure (not trash)82.940014.433
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)82.919715.335
flirtatious (not prudish)82.819911.944
natural (not mechanical)82.89112.330
spontaneous (not deliberate)82.79316.433
feminist (not sexist)82.639715.329
heartfelt (not clinical)82.524013.431
charming (not awkward)82.422117.540
family-first (not work-first)82.319818.337
people-person (not things-person)82.314623.627
accepting (not judgemental)82.311619.729
motivated (not unmotivated)82.185117.927
go-getter (not slugabed)82.142916.237
complimentary (not insulting)82.013018.330
positive (not negative)81.619219.931
tall (not short)81.219815.8202
explorer (not builder)81.211715.234
interested (not bored)80.919516.029
enchanting (not disturbing)80.920220.327
trusting (not suspicious)80.88920.337
rebellious (not obedient)80.842813.730
lenient (not strict)80.712917.741
world traveler (not homebody)80.724720.731
attractive (not repulsive)80.657023.833
😜 (not 🤐)80.521322.242
freelance (not corporate)80.532019.837
bubbly (not flat)80.321919.829
kind (not cruel)80.354022.429
bold (not serious)80.219615.732
expressive (not monotone)80.232021.136
playful (not shy)80.045919.028
prideful (not envious)80.016215.935
generous (not stingy)80.024215.331
empath (not psychopath)79.931918.034
not genocidal (not genocidal)79.847829.630
open-minded (not close-minded)79.617320.229
euphoric (not resentful)79.610117.628
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)79.557021.828
playful (not serious)79.319719.233
vibrant (not geriatric)79.333617.835
comfortable (not awkward)79.319824.730
goofy (not unfrivolous)79.222416.531
maverick (not conformist)79.140121.428
good-humored (not angry)79.127723.638
curious (not apathetic)79.028718.241
young (not old)78.847718.732
intuitive (not analytical)78.616316.527
eager (not reluctant)78.526916.730
innovative (not routine)78.326913.729
sweet (not bitter)78.324916.331
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)78.348917.230
flower child (not goth)78.336819.532
masculine (not feminine)78.158419.530
deep (not shallow)78.126515.832
goof-off (not studious)78.120224.433
egalitarian (not racist)78.186623.028
legit (not scrub)78.044614.630
chaotic (not orderly)77.931619.729
reassuring (not fearmongering)77.922122.529
giving (not receiving)77.830923.234
childlike (not parental)77.831316.030
welcoming experience (not cringing away)77.823817.432
confident (not insecure)77.650420.142
expressive (not stoic)77.634220.935
respectful (not rude)77.540318.234
whimsical (not rational)77.519817.237
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)77.431722.627
gendered (not androgynous)77.282621.439
fresh (not stinky)77.155616.736
one-faced (not two-faced)77.148222.144
charmer (not buffoon)77.151526.727
warm (not cold)77.035719.330
imaginative (not practical)77.018319.531
interesting (not tiresome)76.946422.735
cassanova (not love shy)76.926620.127
forward (not repressed)76.731222.428
knowledgeable (not ignorant)76.264719.547
sincere (not irreverent)76.252326.440
summer (not winter)76.131323.631
chatty (not reserved)76.042117.834
poetic (not factual)75.911122.329
impulsive (not cautious)75.838221.932
important (not irrelevant)75.890224.327
entrepreneur (not employee)75.855621.130
extraordinary (not mundane)75.853723.729
quirky (not predictable)75.621320.827
creative (not conventional)75.535319.835
🌟 (not 💩)75.578519.328
opinionated (not jealous)75.550113.629
warm (not quarrelsome)75.422722.035
high IQ (not low IQ)75.495313.336
emancipated (not enslaved)75.335823.039
driven (not unambitious)75.2111120.740
feeler (not thinker)75.238719.737
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)75.211625.527
comedic (not dramatic)75.210524.740
social (not reclusive)75.136818.435
main character (not side character)75.151728.1115
oxymoron (not tautology)75.12315.526
soft (not hard)75.027115.329
human (not animalistic)74.969525.930
active (not slothful)74.991722.037
😎 (not 🧐)74.936722.728
insightful (not generic)74.850723.828
confidential (not gossiping)74.864120.835
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)74.821322.138
relaxed (not tense)74.78221.043
conspiracist (not sheeple)74.739021.327
😏 (not 😬)74.730527.545
leader (not follower)74.774423.029
forgiving (not vengeful)74.634423.035
involved (not remote)74.644717.336
opinionated (not neutral)74.699924.333
lover (not fighter)74.529920.528
altruistic (not selfish)74.440317.327
flexible (not rigid)74.314818.340
touchy-feely (not distant)74.322417.837
doer (not thinker)74.340327.334
varied (not repetitive)74.24316.127
brave (not careful)74.247722.338
cursed (not blessed)74.147520.732
focused on the present (not focused on the future)74.013130.841
gentle (not harsh)74.037325.837
intimate (not formal)73.924422.029
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)73.916417.228
good-manners (not bad-manners)73.467423.434
soft (not hard)73.330624.236
wholesome (not salacious)73.245423.737
French (not Russian)73.124219.728
nurturing (not poisonous)73.058725.738
vintage (not trendy)72.966120.836
intellectual (not physical)72.965321.932
believable (not poorly-written)72.989126.045
loose (not tight)72.918722.144
joyful (not miserable)72.826523.736
abstract (not concrete)72.819225.030
cheesy (not chic)72.732817.927
hygienic (not gross)72.7103725.234
leisurely (not hurried)72.716923.328
disarming (not creepy)72.563221.540
protagonist (not antagonist)72.580525.937
indie (not pop)72.147125.627
washed (not muddy)72.053218.334
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)72.038723.029
🥰 (not 🙃)71.930628.137
fantasy-prone (not grounded)71.745322.835
chivalrous (not businesslike)71.729021.432
💃 (not 🧕)71.664523.927
grateful (not entitled)71.534723.837
English (not German)71.494427.727
badass (not weakass)71.396117.737
liberal (not conservative)71.153424.028
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)71.144224.327
bright (not depressed)71.032621.544
glad (not mad)71.028222.841
lighthearted (not intense)70.918325.432
sickly (not healthy)70.914731.231
naive (not paranoid)70.916721.027
night owl (not morning lark)70.758820.629
unlucky (not fortunate)70.735627.632
wild (not tame)70.768222.133
energetic (not mellow)70.748824.337
photographer (not physicist)70.649624.427
introspective (not not introspective)70.551721.028
sweet (not savory)70.532820.834
🐿 (not 🦇)70.449030.340
independent (not codependent)70.371524.734
rhythmic (not stuttering)70.378722.830
ambitious (not realistic)70.254225.236
smooth (not rough)70.032223.830
competent (not incompetent)70.0113526.930
popular (not rejected)70.048924.829
extrovert (not introvert)69.958125.440
loveable (not punchable)69.961727.734
exuberant (not subdued)69.953325.227
cultured (not rustic)69.953623.527
resourceful (not helpless)69.8117817.329
tasteful (not lewd)69.862222.128
enlightened (not lost)69.827119.428
wooden (not plastic)69.761825.927
sexual (not asexual)69.678023.440
diligent (not lazy)69.5141518.332
civilized (not barbaric)69.486525.830
child free (not pronatalist)69.456222.636
multicolored (not monochrome)69.339225.333
unorthodox (not traditional)69.261326.728
dog person (not cat person)69.240432.342
angelic (not demonic)69.060024.836
🥳 (not 🥴)68.923929.532
democratic (not authoritarian)68.944523.028
domestic (not industrial)68.827019.029
decisive (not hesitant)68.685622.029
radical (not centrist)68.440720.629
extreme (not moderate)68.380522.233
all-seeing (not blind)68.352314.931
mischievous (not well behaved)68.277024.133
loud (not quiet)68.264724.737
street-smart (not sheltered)68.275726.134
inspiring (not cringeworthy)68.260429.127
artistic (not scientific)68.150924.134
exhibitionist (not bashful)68.159822.827
creator (not consumer)68.161124.828
utopian (not dystopian)68.132824.327
strong identity (not social chameleon)68.097930.031
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)67.988623.732
🥵 (not 🥶)67.844325.133
chosen one (not everyman)67.848126.340
always down (not picky)67.815825.340
pure (not debased)67.756021.435
optimistic (not pessimistic)67.747225.338
straight (not queer)67.6104033.834
zany (not regular)67.660328.930
🤠 (not 🤑)67.568428.634
nonpolitical (not political)67.426128.630
chill (not offended)67.428127.829
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)67.493423.233
activist (not nonpartisan)67.473321.331
neurotypical (not autistic)66.994627.829
outlaw (not sheriff)66.864924.829
prying (not unmeddlesome)66.795724.530
sunny (not gloomy)66.651126.136
stoic (not hypochondriac)66.656928.327
🧠 (not 💪)66.499321.049
tardy (not on-time)66.435225.828
emotional (not unemotional)66.4100524.833
mysterious (not unambiguous)66.448730.537
western (not eastern)66.460627.628
complicated (not simple)66.390025.843
communist (not capitalist)66.133919.627
wired (not tired)66.065426.129
arcane (not mainstream)65.956323.638
blue (not red)65.954025.234
🧗 (not 🛌)65.883328.132
giggling (not chortling)65.824829.333
ADHD (not OCD)65.839326.428
cosmopolitan (not provincial)65.648325.128
calm (not anxious)65.337230.329
fast-talking (not slow-talking)65.378421.639
extravagant (not thrifty)65.257227.828
hippie (not militaristic)65.242318.329
resistant (not resigned)65.0103225.228
nonconformist (not social climber)65.066629.339
urban (not rural)64.899623.436
self-destructive (not self-improving)64.661029.536
proud (not apologetic)64.6122823.329
happy (not sad)64.536824.447
charming (not trusting)64.461327.035
overspender (not penny-pincher)64.346122.136
snoops (not minds-own-business)64.3111525.431
vegan (not cannibal)64.165622.927
likes change (not resists change)64.121524.627
honorable (not cunning)64.178825.434
edgy (not politically correct)64.074021.629
insomniac (not slumbering)64.0107124.733
fast (not slow)63.9105924.731
clean (not perverted)63.9100928.431
plays hard (not works hard)63.838227.932
🐒 (not 🐩)63.847727.329
genius (not dunce)63.7103020.231
philosophical (not real)63.622428.332
woke (not problematic)63.656119.330
compersive (not jealous)63.553824.328
frenzied (not sleepy)63.5128025.328
narcissistic (not low self esteem)63.575321.835
overachiever (not underachiever)63.5130028.327
bookish (not sporty)63.498727.029
atheist (not theist)63.478324.434
👻 (not 🤖)63.457625.633
moist (not dry)63.444524.433
cocky (not timid)63.4113526.330
💝 (not 💔)63.261631.641
bear (not wolf)63.241624.431
cynical (not gullible)63.192727.327
progressive (not old-fashioned)63.170326.328
overthinker (not underthinker)63.1116927.428
spelunker (not claustrophobic)63.071528.131
worldly (not innocent)62.9111029.429
stylish (not slovenly)62.993222.536
trolling (not triggered)62.926225.732
outsider (not insider)62.760926.833
alpha (not beta)62.699429.528
deep (not epic)62.539430.032
natural-talent (not hard-work)62.529925.931
jaded (not innocent)62.5104318.130
nice (not naughty)62.570826.428
dramatic (not no-nonsense)62.472829.031
nerd (not jock)62.291726.528
👟 (not 🥾)62.263732.527
self-assured (not self-conscious)62.1101728.527
captain (not first-mate)61.978129.527
reasonable (not deranged)61.984427.829
white knight (not bad boy)61.890925.842
messy (not neat)61.752423.728
backdoor (not official)61.574429.032
hugs (not handshakes)61.556226.828
🤔 (not 🤫)61.470625.930
equitable (not hypocritical)61.275127.940
exaggerating (not factual)61.272232.128
attentive (not interrupting)61.272824.229
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)61.177529.027
circular (not linear)61.142525.631
unstirring (not quivering)61.1107222.328
transparent (not machiavellian)61.062928.136
pacifist (not ferocious)60.849725.727
instinctual (not reasoned)60.885729.730
emotional (not logical)60.582329.429
existentialist (not nihilist)60.587628.030
indulgent (not sober)60.478828.833
open (not guarded)60.427927.934
prestigious (not disreputable)60.4102423.029
pro (not noob)60.4131026.428
🦒 (not 🐐)60.317730.227
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)60.339927.736
smug (not sheepish)60.3120624.427
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)60.275525.628
eloquent (not unpolished)60.2103427.128
classical (not avant-garde)60.282026.127
experimental (not reliable)60.265431.333
gregarious (not private)60.150322.438
dominant (not submissive)60.0113224.330
clumsy (not coordinated)60.046628.030
efficient (not overprepared)59.8114333.232
high standards (not desperate)59.896324.444
demure (not vain)59.766827.128
folksy (not presidential)59.663826.438
😇 (not 😈)59.583530.829
awkward (not suspicious)59.446222.938
rock (not rap)59.4158630.427
orange (not purple)59.362433.431
frank (not sugarcoated)59.3136328.427
moderate (not gluttonous)59.299523.739
resolute (not wavering)59.1122230.628
Greek (not Roman)59.132825.628
🐮 (not 🐷)58.985726.927
delicate (not coarse)58.853721.328
fantastical (not realistic)58.663329.532
🐘 (not 🐀)58.469425.227
random (not pointed)58.335428.333
unannoying (not annoying)58.371328.728
individualist (not communal)58.298228.833
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)58.266929.228
highbrow (not lowbrow)58.1104024.628
technophile (not luddite)58.165321.727
earth (not air)58.1108430.538
lavish (not frugal)58.068323.831
assertive (not passive)58.0132931.341
gamer (not non-gamer)58.053129.632
manicured (not scruffy)57.9116825.728
freak (not normie)57.990524.830
thick-skinned (not sensitive)57.784827.143
😀 (not 😭)57.772733.332
open-book (not secretive)57.651424.031
📈 (not 📉)57.5119729.229
fixable (not unfixable)57.5104225.536
tailor (not blacksmith)57.4108822.127
humble (not arrogant)57.372127.333
slacker (not workaholic)57.335223.334
long-winded (not concise)57.363431.027
flawed (not perfect)57.3133224.333
gracious (not feisty)57.239927.337
musical (not off-key)57.262029.630
lustful (not chaste)57.194027.029
bad-cook (not good-cook)57.176628.836
handy (not can't-fix-anything)56.9119621.228
fire (not water)56.8108628.130
weird (not normal)56.7106721.532
twitchy (not still)56.7107028.029
never cries (not often crying)56.7101126.728
vanilla (not kinky)56.682329.527
deviant (not average)56.6110226.328
dorky (not cool)56.673826.239
mighty (not puny)56.3133429.233
profound (not ironic)56.374029.035
rich (not poor)56.2106522.532
gatherer (not hunter)56.276627.228
decorative (not utilitarian)56.153728.428
ranged (not melee)56.189824.928
hipster (not basic)56.060126.529
idealist (not realist)56.079335.841
anarchist (not statist)56.077926.231
direct (not roundabout)55.9133330.127
sarcastic (not genuine)55.981933.331
specialist (not generalist)55.9110129.236
privileged (not oppressed)55.9122223.539
head@clouds (not down2earth)55.878132.034
accurate (not off target)55.8131925.332
engineerial (not lawyerly)55.869728.330
subjective (not objective)55.776225.727
crazy (not sane)55.789923.137
modest (not flamboyant)55.698730.529
🤡 (not 👽)55.665929.841
contrarian (not yes-man)55.6115031.827
glamorous (not spartan)55.671927.027
pensive (not serene)55.5155824.438
patient (not impatient)55.462431.934
moody (not stable)55.3125428.648
whippersnapper (not sage)55.383228.027
ludicrous (not sensible)55.168727.131
transient (not permanent)55.161828.428
proactive (not reactive)55.163032.632
earthly (not divine)55.1128925.429
straightforward (not cryptic)55.0138233.036
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')54.941631.628
manic (not mild)54.9115525.327
indiscreet (not tactful)54.853126.728
high-tech (not low-tech)54.789822.931
juvenile (not mature)54.781823.728
alert (not oblivious)54.7127526.835
obsessed (not aloof)54.6134624.537
disorganized (not self-disciplined)54.651926.237
unstable (not stable)54.6109026.628
consistent (not variable)54.5114029.132
queen (not princess)54.5116636.027
astonishing (not methodical)54.466430.038
master (not apprentice)54.4127827.237
hedonist (not monastic)54.399623.027
wise (not foolish)54.2110123.339
sturdy (not flimsy)53.9136825.840
socialist (not libertarian)53.852126.929
patriotic (not unpatriotic)53.8141924.828
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)53.699926.327
unchallenging (not demanding)53.637027.127
🎨 (not 🏀)53.5121034.628
common sense (not analysis)53.569433.534
Swedish (not Italian)53.484530.927
accommodating (not stubborn)53.442930.228
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)53.398127.727
punk rock (not preppy)53.379828.839
blissful (not haunted)53.355030.831
vulnerable (not armoured)53.266426.131
unprepared (not hoarder)53.264825.127
proper (not scandalous)53.195428.627
theoretical (not empirical)53.057631.429
valedictorian (not drop out)53.0129827.329
💀 (not 🎃)53.0100237.931
refined (not rugged)52.9111822.429
meek (not bossy)52.956927.436
pretentious (not unassuming)52.9112831.929
🧢 (not 🎩)52.992631.335
🤺 (not 🏌)52.8153431.639
junkie (not straight edge)52.853622.129
traumatized (not flourishing)52.7137328.734
sassy (not chill)52.7145729.929
skeptical (not spiritual)52.6147130.127
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)52.6100831.727
absentminded (not focused)52.651526.327
competitive (not cooperative)52.4125027.633
noble (not jovial)52.4129028.030
devout (not heathen)52.2109427.930
creationist (not evolutionist)52.270433.527
sloppy (not fussy)52.139921.027
seemly (not inappropriate)52.1122228.028
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)51.995330.934
historical (not modern)51.886529.233
thin (not thick)51.7124230.029
precise (not vague)51.6142527.130
lion (not zebra)51.6121032.330
🤣 (not 😊)51.573134.832
spicy (not mild)51.4130226.529
reader (not writer)51.496729.929
chronically single (not serial dater)51.3131724.227
scholarly (not crafty)51.178131.731
kangaroo (not dolphin)51.197033.728
🐴 (not 🦄)51.0121033.936
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)50.2124226.527
impartial (not biased)50.740926.031
believing (not questioning)50.767336.228
metrosexual (not macho)50.6130625.434
cliché (not original)50.490632.127
pack rat (not minimalist)50.588827.131
Pepsi (not Coke)50.591135.128

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 Augustus 'Gus' Waters based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jack Dawson (0.846)
  2. Jesse (0.84)
  3. Claire Colburn (0.826)
  4. Lady Sybil Crawley (0.817)
  5. Angela Montenegro (0.812)
  6. George Weasley (0.791)
  7. Patrick Stewart (0.791)
  8. Robin Hood (0.782)
  9. Sam Button (0.777)
  10. Lisa Johnson (0.776)
  1. Michael Groff (-0.656)
  2. Cornelius Fudge (-0.629)
  3. Petunia Dursley (-0.626)
  4. Sam Healy (-0.596)
  5. Principal Vernon (-0.57)
  6. Mr. William Collins (-0.566)
  7. Samuel Norton (-0.556)
  8. Frank Burns (-0.539)
  9. Hideki Ide (-0.537)
  10. Stannis Baratheon (-0.522)

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 Augustus 'Gus' Waters to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Augustus 'Gus' Waters is described identify as.

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


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