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Miranda Bailey Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Miranda Bailey is a character from Grey's Anatomy.

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
diligent (not lazy)95.3408.3605
valedictorian (not drop out)95.3179.8213
competent (not incompetent)95.12710.3545
workaholic (not slacker)95.1219.3504
badass (not weakass)95.0499.468
queen (not princess)94.5118.253
high IQ (not low IQ)94.3748.1519
persistent (not quitter)94.19412.0218
motivated (not unmotivated)93.9877.751
pro (not noob)93.7569.4201
direct (not roundabout)93.61810.9589
short (not tall)93.61612.6662
driven (not unambitious)93.46814.5541
self-disciplined (not disorganized)93.16811.2564
on-time (not tardy)92.94915.291
go-getter (not slugabed)92.72011.5180
dominant (not submissive)92.67510.7624
bossy (not meek)92.27211.2591
alpha (not beta)92.16912.4533
egalitarian (not racist)92.14711.8196
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)92.01715.1207
studious (not goof-off)91.94613.5190
important (not irrelevant)91.69614.5247
demanding (not unchallenging)91.67815.8107
resourceful (not helpless)91.59612.9466
knowledgeable (not ignorant)91.38416.645
precise (not vague)91.21512.4427
overachiever (not underachiever)90.87613.9107
works hard (not plays hard)90.72514.9606
bold (not shy)90.622612.5586
assertive (not passive)90.56616.8492
sheriff (not outlaw)90.32812.9532
high standards (not desperate)90.23012.494
master (not apprentice)90.111715.0374
alert (not oblivious)90.05213.6188
mighty (not puny)89.85513.9618
wise (not foolish)89.64312.6657
mature (not juvenile)89.65612.8503
scientific (not artistic)89.55113.3603
loyal (not traitorous)89.527714.9592
coordinated (not clumsy)89.513114.5594
independent (not codependent)89.36717.2588
feminist (not sexist)89.312315.1241
treasure (not trash)89.111014.1197
genius (not dunce)88.99811.8638
legit (not scrub)88.84416.8228
straightforward (not cryptic)88.41318.2596
sturdy (not flimsy)88.19616.762
clean (not perverted)88.010616.486
strict (not lenient)87.98213.6605
scheduled (not spontaneous)87.99618.4623
OCD (not ADHD)87.82818.464
inspiring (not cringeworthy)87.74214.9413
factual (not poetic)87.71917.979
straight (not queer)87.612919.7413
frank (not sugarcoated)87.612819.968
opinionated (not jealous)87.42417.056
neat (not messy)87.013116.1468
perceptive (not unobservant)87.027920.862
captain (not first-mate)86.916321.4583
orderly (not chaotic)86.87017.4630
heroic (not villainous)86.726416.1565
bookish (not sporty)86.724717.7501
prestigious (not disreputable)86.66215.9505
fast-talking (not slow-talking)86.68417.754
rational (not whimsical)86.55517.3584
enlightened (not lost)86.52214.857
believable (not poorly-written)86.35919.973
tight (not loose)86.27913.665
devoted (not unfaithful)86.237916.570
pointed (not random)86.016015.379
prideful (not envious)85.82917.0101
tense (not relaxed)85.621013.8598
realistic (not fantastical)85.66220.772
permanent (not transient)85.41817.4296
🌟 (not 💩)85.225221.5193
decisive (not hesitant)84.919518.1611
opinionated (not neutral)84.939422.278
serious (not playful)84.818914.6606
deliberate (not spontaneous)84.615618.2601
reliable (not experimental)84.67220.361
intellectual (not physical)84.523019.1590
loud (not quiet)84.423217.8576
down2earth (not head@clouds)84.27621.9587
real (not philosophical)84.23319.2405
confident (not insecure)84.122219.7633
fast (not slow)84.116617.1593
nerd (not jock)84.126620.0549
practical (not imaginative)84.111618.5487
no-nonsense (not dramatic)84.05924.2323
active (not slothful)83.740520.1533
official (not backdoor)83.73416.9596
emancipated (not enslaved)83.58520.7505
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)83.211125.1199
presidential (not folksy)83.210918.576
one-faced (not two-faced)82.723325.277
fire (not water)82.625721.467
involved (not remote)82.612819.5537
feisty (not gracious)82.223820.3518
spicy (not mild)82.025819.1574
confidential (not gossiping)81.834119.0633
honorable (not cunning)81.713721.1627
rhythmic (not stuttering)81.620923.753
realist (not idealist)81.47620.2505
fresh (not stinky)81.433420.6242
armoured (not vulnerable)81.220318.3503
proper (not scandalous)81.114018.6512
thick (not thin)81.09915.4444
businesslike (not chivalrous)80.915418.678
sensible (not ludicrous)80.815623.2585
extraordinary (not mundane)80.733722.4566
self-improving (not self-destructive)80.75523.957
human (not animalistic)80.536121.6488
ferocious (not pacifist)80.432121.1571
intense (not lighthearted)80.340218.857
deep (not shallow)80.217919.7204
resolute (not wavering)80.122522.7168
hurried (not leisurely)80.06820.3609
🤺 (not 🏌)80.036819.6188
guarded (not open)79.748018.7605
thick-skinned (not sensitive)79.110923.0561
neurotypical (not autistic)79.018022.3555
beautiful (not ugly)79.079921.2441
charismatic (not uninspiring)78.952721.9537
tactful (not indiscreet)78.815221.3181
private (not gregarious)78.727119.4582
🐘 (not 🐀)78.37525.3248
healthy (not sickly)78.343120.4593
hard (not soft)78.228920.0431
rigid (not flexible)78.021318.1567
utilitarian (not decorative)77.917021.2401
stubborn (not accommodating)77.957420.8107
picky (not always down)77.818422.870
reasonable (not deranged)77.827923.0203
earth (not air)77.715625.383
cultured (not rustic)77.621620.761
hard (not soft)77.332720.2582
soulful (not soulless)77.367024.1465
concrete (not abstract)77.117425.8198
well behaved (not mischievous)77.018323.4597
pronatalist (not child free)77.07520.9514
hard-work (not natural-talent)76.820925.596
wooden (not plastic)76.724018.359
consistent (not variable)76.621927.071
cautious (not impulsive)76.622822.0636
sober (not indulgent)76.610723.3573
authoritarian (not democratic)76.624825.0553
frenzied (not sleepy)76.644118.660
literal (not metaphorical)76.514525.4560
nurturing (not poisonous)76.542220.4310
washed (not muddy)76.435027.045
self-assured (not self-conscious)76.336126.3545
altruistic (not selfish)76.232220.8598
hoarder (not unprepared)76.214617.0472
scholarly (not crafty)76.213625.0592
civilized (not barbaric)76.158323.1543
devout (not heathen)75.914822.1495
factual (not exaggerating)75.226425.770
doer (not thinker)75.135727.5100
👟 (not 🥾)75.020827.8174
interesting (not tiresome)74.954723.8613
eloquent (not unpolished)74.850824.1492
mathematical (not literary)74.714224.8525
💝 (not 💔)74.525425.3280
builder (not explorer)74.213724.8514
distant (not touchy-feely)74.136425.260
tasteful (not lewd)74.038823.8625
pensive (not serene)74.033824.658
cocky (not timid)74.071526.571
English (not German)73.972328.154
📈 (not 📉)73.823526.9200
empath (not psychopath)73.757126.486
street-smart (not sheltered)73.556925.6515
competitive (not cooperative)73.461027.1567
protagonist (not antagonist)73.374528.484
chosen one (not everyman)73.327526.874
resistant (not resigned)73.151125.9506
paranoid (not naive)72.933517.465
cynical (not gullible)72.852723.144
theist (not atheist)72.116025.9432
👽 (not 🤡)72.124520.3158
fighter (not lover)72.132826.384
chortling (not giggling)71.938825.559
methodical (not astonishing)71.839928.5530
suspicious (not awkward)71.654522.1547
penny-pincher (not overspender)71.427020.3272
expressive (not monotone)71.358329.352
worldly (not innocent)71.076923.3575
disarming (not creepy)70.869722.5338
formal (not intimate)70.636926.1277
🐐 (not 🦒)70.628229.6258
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)70.477323.1218
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)70.226724.2531
impatient (not patient)70.263926.8351
introspective (not not introspective)70.251527.9254
oppressed (not privileged)70.123622.651
fixable (not unfixable)70.035727.853
concise (not long-winded)70.023328.367
frugal (not lavish)69.939521.0528
highbrow (not lowbrow)69.846124.8458
basic (not hipster)69.846523.1594
obsessed (not aloof)69.751625.2542
corporate (not freelance)69.733029.370
brave (not careful)69.664027.9657
vibrant (not geriatric)69.672626.554
trusting (not charming)69.616725.3556
offended (not chill)69.549524.866
prudish (not flirtatious)69.527322.651
urban (not rural)69.475424.5284
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)69.436724.580
rich (not poor)69.266918.7539
equitable (not hypocritical)69.141626.8462
patriotic (not unpatriotic)68.765424.8175
not genocidal (not genocidal)68.796435.755
love-focused (not money-focused)68.789224.353
never cries (not often crying)68.661224.748
rough (not smooth)68.639424.2553
gendered (not androgynous)68.6127428.6305
ranged (not melee)68.618628.537
objective (not subjective)68.414428.1416
loveable (not punchable)68.465726.159
complicated (not simple)68.377626.7496
giving (not receiving)68.367327.678
vintage (not trendy)68.283327.164
attractive (not repulsive)68.1105821.8588
narcissistic (not low self esteem)68.157523.276
pure (not debased)68.053223.3566
chaste (not lustful)67.928122.3581
statist (not anarchist)67.937726.8203
attentive (not interrupting)67.947529.578
extreme (not moderate)67.878125.3532
modest (not flamboyant)67.559329.7584
wholesome (not salacious)67.563627.5175
efficient (not overprepared)66.964833.866
purple (not orange)66.833727.0446
jaded (not innocent)66.885827.557
logical (not emotional)66.741925.8627
bright (not depressed)66.744324.5464
chic (not cheesy)66.641924.770
compersive (not jealous)66.541125.4511
liberal (not conservative)66.568628.8192
triggered (not trolling)66.364927.661
hunter (not gatherer)66.268431.553
insider (not outsider)65.926729.0449
linear (not circular)65.826427.454
secretive (not open-book)65.881827.058
work-first (not family-first)65.760023.9625
traditional (not unorthodox)65.741328.2450
🧠 (not 💪)65.796931.9192
high-tech (not low-tech)65.653625.8531
manicured (not scruffy)65.592328.0542
contrarian (not yes-man)65.468431.453
reasoned (not instinctual)65.435228.5607
🤖 (not 👻)65.239228.1168
normal (not weird)65.133724.7550
main character (not side character)65.067529.432
winter (not summer)64.952328.764
🐩 (not 🐒)64.958929.5152
kind (not cruel)64.5111622.8541
sarcastic (not genuine)64.555229.6533
gloomy (not sunny)64.568826.160
Roman (not Greek)64.327625.837
non-gamer (not gamer)64.278036.363
refined (not rugged)64.074529.0601
conventional (not creative)64.046629.0587
unambiguous (not mysterious)63.760830.3543
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)63.661027.6512
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)63.644232.2244
white knight (not bad boy)63.680528.358
mad (not glad)63.570824.1188
sane (not crazy)63.455226.9209
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)63.490830.662
🤔 (not 🤫)63.357432.6154
multicolored (not monochrome)62.553930.5431
interested (not bored)62.5109432.360
empirical (not theoretical)62.246231.0539
existentialist (not nihilist)62.271726.8333
grateful (not entitled)62.164228.9106
blacksmith (not tailor)62.045424.845
quarrelsome (not warm)61.876126.3545
insulting (not complimentary)61.758826.4469
Italian (not Swedish)61.760422.739
fortunate (not unlucky)61.648623.9555
angry (not good-humored)61.654824.2493
exhibitionist (not bashful)61.584032.391
classical (not avant-garde)61.474429.6402
pretentious (not unassuming)61.375928.3192
🤐 (not 😜)61.369431.1182
minimalist (not pack rat)61.063329.0192
political (not nonpolitical)60.677329.2502
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)60.646629.864
forgiving (not vengeful)60.575527.0587
reserved (not chatty)60.572929.5586
anxious (not calm)60.588029.9595
🐮 (not 🐷)60.569628.1223
good-cook (not bad-cook)60.554431.749
stoic (not hypochondriac)60.581929.558
obedient (not rebellious)60.349830.2502
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.371226.0406
exuberant (not subdued)59.984831.757
generous (not stingy)59.997626.297
vanilla (not kinky)59.868627.7519
proactive (not reactive)59.738335.046
normie (not freak)59.458727.585
demure (not vain)59.266126.4495
bitter (not sweet)59.272522.8548
curious (not apathetic)59.1120629.1569
politically correct (not edgy)59.059230.8573
thrifty (not extravagant)59.074732.869
🧗 (not 🛌)58.9105435.7294
repetitive (not varied)58.881230.3333
provincial (not cosmopolitan)58.658328.2426
🦇 (not 🐿)58.660130.6166
😀 (not 😭)58.566526.6200
profound (not ironic)58.561333.270
focused on the present (not focused on the future)58.466929.6574
judgemental (not accepting)58.479228.6445
moody (not stable)58.2110529.4576
sexual (not asexual)58.2114026.580
charming (not awkward)58.0105727.5600
cool (not dorky)58.090431.0175
Coke (not Pepsi)57.953938.784
respectful (not rude)57.8102226.8621
industrial (not domestic)57.873128.5389
playful (not shy)57.7121925.6532
dry (not moist)57.768829.054
serious (not bold)57.664733.4573
🎩 (not 🧢)57.687034.9185
individualist (not communal)57.597631.4438
reclusive (not social)57.567628.3286
macho (not metrosexual)57.251626.556
feminine (not masculine)57.170823.7649
angelic (not demonic)57.199124.8561
musical (not off-key)57.159428.768
romantic (not dispassionate)57.1124526.876
skeptical (not spiritual)56.8127732.2550
sorrowful (not cheery)56.6102922.7560
😇 (not 😈)56.690031.2183
claustrophobic (not spelunker)56.643125.251
impartial (not biased)56.419928.6591
suspicious (not trusting)55.994732.9620
extrovert (not introvert)55.799430.7551
monastic (not hedonist)55.756627.7120
funny (not humorless)55.6104928.5602
cold (not warm)55.476125.1534
technophile (not luddite)55.373027.8416
happy (not sad)55.159021.9547
flourishing (not traumatized)55.145728.857
dog person (not cat person)55.184631.167
western (not eastern)54.9136731.8222
dramatic (not comedic)54.9127527.679
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)54.848234.0161
modern (not historical)54.799528.2467
predictable (not quirky)54.775529.348
open to new experinces (not uncreative)54.6139627.9585
slovenly (not stylish)54.658727.3550
🐴 (not 🦄)54.6101535.6185
cannibal (not vegan)54.680331.553
Russian (not French)54.554731.651
pop (not indie)54.451131.668
deviant (not average)54.3115129.3408
tame (not wild)54.370229.8537
old (not young)54.268419.6574
pessimistic (not optimistic)54.287927.0564
😊 (not 🤣)54.2115831.9186
🧐 (not 😎)53.880935.5218
radical (not centrist)53.898131.972
punk rock (not preppy)53.775233.266
goth (not flower child)53.664530.452
arcane (not mainstream)53.4106928.7474
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)53.4107536.1184
reassuring (not fearmongering)53.4111632.155
unemotional (not emotional)53.444528.047
morning lark (not night owl)53.366933.3364
tautology (not oxymoron)53.345728.937
🤑 (not 🤠)53.168331.8184
realistic (not ambitious)53.164136.785
miserable (not joyful)52.9112924.0179
epic (not deep)52.890631.567
🥰 (not 🙃)52.799833.0282
haunted (not blissful)52.6133327.680
analysis (not common sense)52.6109334.957
machiavellian (not transparent)52.689033.768
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')52.575034.2445
arrogant (not humble)52.4104127.5597
🎨 (not 🏀)52.3118231.570
zany (not regular)52.2107828.7179
socialist (not libertarian)52.063729.3466
twitchy (not still)52.0118734.085
sheeple (not conspiracist)51.750828.5356
🥴 (not 🥳)51.3115229.3186
sage (not whippersnapper)51.294134.763
🥶 (not 🥵)51.278629.563
😬 (not 😏)51.178132.4181
💃 (not 🧕)51.0132228.8266
specialist (not generalist)50.1136034.7459
rock (not rap)50.1175829.859
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)50.1124833.354
expressive (not stoic)50.4120833.6582
close-minded (not open-minded)50.673828.2591
💀 (not 🎃)50.6105330.161

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Kate Beckett (0.868)
  2. Teresa Lisbon (0.863)
  3. Karen Vick (0.861)
  4. Camille Saroyan (0.857)
  5. Hermione Granger (0.855)
  6. Chloe Decker (0.853)
  7. Dr. Lisa Cuddy (0.848)
  8. Erin Reagan (0.846)
  9. Olivia Benson (0.843)
  10. Dr. Audrey Lim (0.838)
  1. Barney Gumble (-0.613)
  2. The Deep (-0.59)
  3. Jake Harper (-0.577)
  4. A.J. Soprano (-0.572)
  5. Kevin Malone (-0.569)
  6. Connor Roy (-0.565)
  7. Oscar Bluth (-0.563)
  8. Nelson Bighetti (-0.538)
  9. Denny (-0.536)
  10. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.531)

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

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


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