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Egon Spengler Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Egon Spengler is a character from Ghostbusters.

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
knowledgeable (not ignorant)94.8189.345
scientific (not artistic)94.788.145
high IQ (not low IQ)93.111611.126
bookish (not sporty)92.5659.937
high-tech (not low-tech)91.24713.536
intellectual (not physical)90.37810.944
nerd (not jock)90.313015.032
genius (not dunce)90.27512.536
civilized (not barbaric)89.67913.039
🧠 (not 💪)88.812019.450
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)88.13317.952
loyal (not traitorous)87.141414.929
analysis (not common sense)87.12816.432
workaholic (not slacker)87.030413.334
valedictorian (not drop out)86.721521.848
scheduled (not spontaneous)86.512815.639
logical (not emotional)86.14721.039
egalitarian (not racist)85.438917.230
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)85.113110.923
diligent (not lazy)84.962020.645
🧐 (not 😎)84.54715.846
mature (not juvenile)84.416611.634
studious (not goof-off)84.030322.937
works hard (not plays hard)83.920120.636
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)83.79418.139
frank (not sugarcoated)83.424321.219
perceptive (not unobservant)83.346322.129
driven (not unambitious)83.161218.151
heroic (not villainous)82.842615.745
scholarly (not crafty)82.85723.427
rational (not whimsical)82.515122.143
methodical (not astonishing)82.58116.736
overachiever (not underachiever)82.143117.532
motivated (not unmotivated)82.182415.024
technophile (not luddite)82.19022.824
factual (not exaggerating)81.911423.559
thinker (not doer)81.83017.635
confidential (not gossiping)81.435516.339
white knight (not bad boy)81.321521.728
proper (not scandalous)81.213718.747
dorky (not cool)81.210521.042
persistent (not quitter)81.298721.334
tense (not relaxed)81.139913.236
deliberate (not spontaneous)80.927724.239
tall (not short)80.820320.778
human (not animalistic)80.834521.944
on-time (not tardy)80.842624.451
one-faced (not two-faced)80.631423.734
guarded (not open)80.544215.926
cautious (not impulsive)80.313811.830
wise (not foolish)80.220620.742
specialist (not generalist)80.09322.540
clean (not perverted)80.038819.325
factual (not poetic)79.914523.938
competent (not incompetent)79.964224.625
literal (not metaphorical)79.77223.235
no-nonsense (not dramatic)79.711023.143
resourceful (not helpless)79.668026.032
reasoned (not instinctual)79.55522.235
master (not apprentice)79.446325.136
realist (not idealist)79.411722.536
rock (not rap)79.332617.024
👽 (not 🤡)79.28719.044
devoted (not unfaithful)79.180416.326
modest (not flamboyant)79.018221.145
curious (not apathetic)79.027025.043
mild (not spicy)79.07622.944
sober (not indulgent)78.47423.634
🎨 (not 🏀)78.346416.639
believable (not poorly-written)78.147621.632
precise (not vague)78.131126.237
conspiracist (not sheeple)78.025416.730
tight (not loose)78.033122.844
pacifist (not ferocious)77.811516.237
serious (not playful)77.744121.841
sensible (not ludicrous)77.724720.636
work-first (not family-first)77.730722.543
introspective (not not introspective)77.620522.328
consistent (not variable)77.618921.531
private (not gregarious)77.529722.537
🤔 (not 🤫)77.56224.046
unemotional (not emotional)76.88122.523
gatherer (not hunter)76.819421.634
pure (not debased)76.725715.429
vintage (not trendy)76.747119.954
legit (not scrub)76.651023.330
refined (not rugged)76.532819.828
treasure (not trash)76.577223.835
respectful (not rude)76.442819.935
pointed (not random)76.459625.245
direct (not roundabout)76.346722.236
alert (not oblivious)76.352024.034
mathematical (not literary)76.212024.740
formal (not intimate)76.221426.635
highbrow (not lowbrow)75.923619.334
orderly (not chaotic)75.936722.532
self-disciplined (not disorganized)75.674424.925
enlightened (not lost)75.514521.039
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)75.458724.037
angelic (not demonic)75.137421.238
dry (not moist)75.113522.343
go-getter (not slugabed)74.982425.238
pro (not noob)74.875321.740
interested (not bored)74.845828.642
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)74.718419.328
tactful (not indiscreet)74.528822.926
washed (not muddy)74.441924.031
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)74.321928.231
prudish (not flirtatious)74.217917.826
atheist (not theist)74.136528.633
hoarder (not unprepared)73.722217.735
contrarian (not yes-man)73.733424.327
frugal (not lavish)73.724721.428
patriotic (not unpatriotic)73.744215.930
utilitarian (not decorative)73.534825.640
important (not irrelevant)73.598819.531
strict (not lenient)73.441719.338
skeptical (not spiritual)73.362727.443
monochrome (not multicolored)73.024223.741
vegan (not cannibal)73.032525.146
weird (not normal)72.947220.339
practical (not imaginative)72.949330.532
self-improving (not self-destructive)72.820921.037
introvert (not extrovert)72.723827.327
opinionated (not jealous)72.763727.031
asexual (not sexual)72.516225.127
tame (not wild)72.422221.637
wholesome (not salacious)72.446927.533
chaste (not lustful)72.316225.928
involved (not remote)72.356028.433
frenzied (not sleepy)72.269921.934
classical (not avant-garde)72.229925.431
OCD (not ADHD)72.248525.457
cultured (not rustic)72.143227.429
penny-pincher (not overspender)72.024822.334
realistic (not fantastical)72.044630.166
deep (not shallow)71.850125.624
protagonist (not antagonist)71.879926.430
industrial (not domestic)71.720525.230
forgiving (not vengeful)71.740924.131
linear (not circular)71.611329.735
rigid (not flexible)71.639121.627
complicated (not simple)71.666628.226
cynical (not gullible)71.657317.922
thin (not thick)71.540722.638
libertarian (not socialist)71.412126.127
serious (not bold)71.422920.830
🤐 (not 😜)71.337326.847
fresh (not stinky)71.275921.337
monotone (not expressive)71.216426.834
reclusive (not social)71.133520.034
sage (not whippersnapper)71.117023.928
arcane (not mainstream)71.035327.538
nurturing (not poisonous)70.963118.834
paranoid (not naive)70.940220.137
presidential (not folksy)70.844423.126
down2earth (not head@clouds)70.543431.635
unambiguous (not mysterious)70.536428.333
objective (not subjective)70.511031.046
winter (not summer)70.538530.924
quiet (not loud)70.339522.539
gamer (not non-gamer)70.323332.943
off-key (not musical)70.329424.231
indie (not pop)70.253325.426
realistic (not ambitious)70.116127.326
awkward (not charming)70.023926.442
healthy (not sickly)70.082024.641
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)70.044231.847
careful (not brave)69.817423.443
reserved (not chatty)69.845522.543
statist (not anarchist)69.830525.825
😇 (not 😈)69.849322.542
gloomy (not sunny)69.654119.238
well behaved (not mischievous)69.535324.833
kind (not cruel)69.595922.433
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)69.514524.432
reasonable (not deranged)69.457131.545
active (not slothful)69.2115624.524
neat (not messy)69.272528.428
politically correct (not edgy)69.129822.233
equitable (not hypocritical)69.042030.534
preppy (not punk rock)69.065724.844
opinionated (not neutral)69.0121426.546
prestigious (not disreputable)68.763925.227
honorable (not cunning)68.660030.339
historical (not modern)68.440928.331
open to new experinces (not uncreative)68.489630.433
earth (not air)68.450326.634
official (not backdoor)68.231427.938
pensive (not serene)68.271027.841
intense (not lighthearted)68.183922.537
sheriff (not outlaw)68.151425.645
privileged (not oppressed)68.182023.146
trusting (not charming)68.021524.431
altruistic (not selfish)67.962221.536
gendered (not androgynous)67.9131427.330
metrosexual (not macho)67.955121.832
not genocidal (not genocidal)67.899232.437
coordinated (not clumsy)67.790431.333
🥴 (not 🥳)67.640424.234
English (not German)67.6115631.439
urban (not rural)67.484231.143
loveable (not punchable)67.170625.637
thrifty (not extravagant)67.142625.027
🌟 (not 💩)66.9110026.050
chortling (not giggling)66.964221.932
extraordinary (not mundane)66.788429.526
open-minded (not close-minded)66.664728.041
tasteful (not lewd)66.576023.331
🤖 (not 👻)66.534529.140
first-mate (not captain)66.459930.034
eloquent (not unpolished)66.379229.736
compersive (not jealous)66.242027.033
deep (not epic)66.225526.549
fixable (not unfixable)66.157926.924
vanilla (not kinky)66.147325.326
🐿 (not 🦇)65.964527.836
resolute (not wavering)65.785729.132
good-humored (not angry)65.567620.631
pessimistic (not optimistic)65.448723.031
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)65.437634.033
stoic (not expressive)65.239430.841
monastic (not hedonist)65.221326.428
high standards (not desperate)65.272929.739
theoretical (not empirical)64.910328.833
interesting (not tiresome)64.998424.431
giving (not receiving)64.981326.637
experimental (not reliable)64.847128.331
picky (not always down)64.860122.921
businesslike (not chivalrous)64.653625.533
prideful (not envious)64.5105223.069
water (not fire)64.540627.642
obsessed (not aloof)64.474526.550
fast (not slow)64.498827.028
shy (not playful)64.321523.439
awkward (not suspicious)64.334328.737
💝 (not 💔)64.355825.435
attentive (not interrupting)64.160029.062
shy (not bold)64.014924.243
impartial (not biased)63.98728.130
tailor (not blacksmith)63.881129.637
cat person (not dog person)63.755129.630
obedient (not rebellious)63.643726.533
manicured (not scruffy)63.597328.531
emancipated (not enslaved)63.492725.534
concrete (not abstract)63.466631.833
never cries (not often crying)63.376429.823
complimentary (not insulting)63.272131.429
profound (not ironic)63.142728.133
wooden (not plastic)63.196228.133
ranged (not melee)63.044027.837
feminist (not sexist)62.9105520.137
🐮 (not 🐷)62.753523.545
😀 (not 😭)62.653523.945
straight (not queer)62.5121029.739
cheesy (not chic)62.464925.621
masculine (not feminine)62.396623.733
cold (not warm)62.357722.133
outsider (not insider)62.260732.038
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')62.111331.732
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)62.063830.222
repetitive (not varied)62.063727.141
soulful (not soulless)61.9127429.332
🥾 (not 👟)61.760235.334
🎩 (not 🧢)61.576033.754
child free (not pronatalist)61.491231.035
tautology (not oxymoron)61.412929.225
innocent (not jaded)61.434526.424
cooperative (not competitive)61.346433.032
sheltered (not street-smart)61.245430.434
😊 (not 🤣)61.092228.142
beautiful (not ugly)60.9140627.438
French (not Russian)60.980930.131
anxious (not calm)60.887028.540
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)60.741925.631
smooth (not rough)60.665526.639
sorrowful (not cheery)60.590021.945
hurried (not leisurely)60.576028.126
straightforward (not cryptic)60.2107533.250
miserable (not joyful)60.290423.937
Greek (not Roman)60.227031.035
disarming (not creepy)60.1119125.134
attractive (not repulsive)60.0130424.445
pretentious (not unassuming)60.080628.127
🤺 (not 🏌)60.0120830.330
distant (not touchy-feely)60.081332.219
provincial (not cosmopolitan)59.953131.031
🧕 (not 💃)59.933028.437
flower child (not goth)59.998127.028
demure (not vain)59.863226.738
sweet (not bitter)59.875226.141
bright (not depressed)59.867229.236
generous (not stingy)59.798723.034
self-assured (not self-conscious)59.6110029.739
good-cook (not bad-cook)59.658925.855
poor (not rich)59.557519.024
charismatic (not uninspiring)59.5138928.243
Italian (not Swedish)59.569328.525
slovenly (not stylish)59.445323.550
lover (not fighter)59.470826.834
stable (not moody)59.337830.743
devout (not heathen)59.276631.036
night owl (not morning lark)59.293930.732
beta (not alpha)59.154026.341
overprepared (not efficient)59.019036.541
fast-talking (not slow-talking)59.099127.037
resigned (not resistant)58.812222.542
gracious (not feisty)58.834728.936
zany (not regular)58.687229.732
freak (not normie)58.683326.839
proactive (not reactive)58.643330.421
judgemental (not accepting)58.379527.044
spelunker (not claustrophobic)58.293733.523
permanent (not transient)58.080731.326
🦒 (not 🐐)58.024132.452
📈 (not 📉)58.0113031.930
sane (not crazy)57.972828.537
focused on the future (not focused on the present)57.856929.025
independent (not codependent)57.6109631.437
🥶 (not 🥵)57.654929.329
centrist (not radical)57.652030.631
sad (not happy)57.5103515.927
builder (not explorer)57.569631.733
humble (not arrogant)57.170027.334
confident (not insecure)57.0122228.551
decisive (not hesitant)57.0124029.531
stubborn (not accommodating)57.0134728.740
old (not young)56.962620.334
hard (not soft)56.894023.829
passive (not assertive)56.637628.534
subdued (not exuberant)56.658331.143
secretive (not open-book)56.5113727.741
unorthodox (not traditional)56.296135.625
patient (not impatient)56.157627.332
hard-work (not natural-talent)56.1112228.339
sturdy (not flimsy)56.0125329.333
quirky (not predictable)55.983035.024
submissive (not dominant)55.655124.440
moderate (not extreme)55.657329.339
armoured (not vulnerable)55.4110431.339
dispassionate (not romantic)55.443626.446
existentialist (not nihilist)55.3115432.131
twitchy (not still)55.3107032.036
traumatized (not flourishing)55.1120426.536
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)55.080232.536
reassuring (not fearmongering)55.0106031.228
creative (not conventional)54.894736.433
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)54.7101732.948
political (not nonpolitical)54.6102032.428
demanding (not unchallenging)54.6147731.530
bossy (not meek)54.5130624.534
pack rat (not minimalist)54.567129.931
😬 (not 😏)54.565733.050
queen (not princess)54.5113031.622
offended (not chill)54.3102529.840
bashful (not exhibitionist)54.353629.756
side character (not main character)54.195029.836
inspiring (not cringeworthy)54.0110229.037
individualist (not communal)54.0111834.326
Coke (not Pepsi)54.082833.535
🤠 (not 🤑)53.7116525.140
geriatric (not vibrant)53.744927.340
everyman (not chosen one)53.674630.224
philosophical (not real)53.547434.337
sensitive (not thick-skinned)53.382228.840
badass (not weakass)53.3143625.338
deviant (not average)53.1118626.836
long-winded (not concise)53.179526.829
🐒 (not 🐩)53.082231.034
haunted (not blissful)53.0131726.734
🙃 (not 🥰)52.982828.529
western (not eastern)52.8147633.429
quarrelsome (not warm)52.7101028.532
glad (not mad)52.778521.727
freelance (not corporate)52.7111436.738
hypochondriac (not stoic)52.766630.328
machiavellian (not transparent)52.788532.123
suspicious (not trusting)52.6105629.723
puny (not mighty)52.648829.043
authoritarian (not democratic)52.680326.827
love-focused (not money-focused)52.6131925.221
hipster (not basic)52.269028.932
🐘 (not 🐀)52.293329.841
unlucky (not fortunate)52.0103424.538
autistic (not neurotypical)51.834933.126
💀 (not 🎃)51.8100730.730
soft (not hard)51.687230.434
triggered (not trolling)51.6138627.139
orange (not purple)51.295833.725
rhythmic (not stuttering)51.1150428.635
worldly (not innocent)51.0139733.049
low self esteem (not narcissistic)51.076327.727
grateful (not entitled)51.099233.426
humorless (not funny)50.979729.043
dramatic (not comedic)50.9138429.661
psychopath (not empath)50.174423.835
conservative (not liberal)50.270326.834
🦄 (not 🐴)50.881332.243
cocky (not timid)50.8147327.226
genuine (not sarcastic)50.3106429.841
🛌 (not 🧗)50.467432.845

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Amy Farrah Fowler (0.845)
  2. Klaus Baudelaire (0.839)
  3. Dr. Spencer Reid (0.833)
  4. Dr. Chan Kaifang (0.831)
  5. Rupert Giles (0.828)
  6. Dr. Adrian Mallory (0.828)
  7. Alex Dunphy (0.825)
  8. Ben Wyatt (0.818)
  9. Dr. Shaun Murphy (0.813)
  10. Caitlin Snow (0.806)
  1. Homer Simpson (-0.597)
  2. Myrtle Wilson (-0.577)
  3. Michael Kelso (-0.576)
  4. Zapp Brannigan (-0.572)
  5. The Deep (-0.563)
  6. Lydia Bennet (-0.56)
  7. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.548)
  8. Jeff Portnoy (-0.539)
  9. George Oscar 'Gob' Bluth (-0.537)
  10. Cheryl Tunt (-0.527)

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

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


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