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Tywin Lannister Personality Statistics

Tywin Lannister is a character from Game of Thrones. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
privileged (not oppressed)98.943.531
hard (not soft)96.057.2263
dominant (not submissive)95.6219.8284
political (not nonpolitical)95.4511.2275
serious (not playful)95.369.6246
rich (not poor)95.25014.6279
bossy (not meek)95.02211.7272
demanding (not unchallenging)94.72010.129
strict (not lenient)94.6119.7265
cold (not warm)94.51612.3245
intense (not lighthearted)94.4149.829
bitter (not sweet)94.3149.1303
driven (not unambitious)94.34913.7230
hard (not soft)94.3108.760
judgemental (not accepting)93.92610.5205
scheduled (not spontaneous)93.5179.4250
authoritarian (not democratic)93.42615.9260
competitive (not cooperative)93.35111.3270
assertive (not passive)93.12514.0255
punchable (not loveable)92.93014.729
bold (not shy)92.812211.6251
vengeful (not forgiving)92.84510.4262
entitled (not grateful)92.85119.821
studious (not goof-off)92.62715.752
captain (not first-mate)92.53913.6271
self-disciplined (not disorganized)92.28714.9266
decisive (not hesitant)91.92013.3276
gloomy (not sunny)91.81413.133
overachiever (not underachiever)91.8559.822
cruel (not kind)91.63211.0269
masculine (not feminine)91.59513.0274
ferocious (not pacifist)91.53814.8281
deliberate (not spontaneous)91.52714.8265
coordinated (not clumsy)91.56013.9273
worldly (not innocent)91.41711.1243
fire (not water)91.3399.927
jaded (not innocent)91.33210.629
💀 (not 🎃)91.2712.328
never cries (not often crying)91.22819.930
soulless (not soulful)91.11213.180
stubborn (not accommodating)91.17417.231
suspicious (not trusting)91.05312.8291
opinionated (not neutral)91.011616.837
old (not young)90.92611.5240
master (not apprentice)90.98116.7116
arrogant (not humble)90.99316.4251
conservative (not liberal)90.81115.559
quarrelsome (not warm)90.66212.0260
😈 (not 😇)90.64817.748
sturdy (not flimsy)90.64014.930
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)90.61920.4227
narcissistic (not low self esteem)90.45818.927
alpha (not beta)90.39318.6282
rigid (not flexible)90.02815.9291
guarded (not open)89.86614.6257
poisonous (not nurturing)89.85516.2103
diligent (not lazy)89.628215.4235
dispassionate (not romantic)89.6414.329
suspicious (not awkward)89.62213.7271
🥶 (not 🥵)89.5314.420
armoured (not vulnerable)89.33415.5229
OCD (not ADHD)89.31610.827
pretentious (not unassuming)89.12911.853
tight (not loose)89.13717.343
contrarian (not yes-man)89.12413.425
workaholic (not slacker)89.018118.589
secretive (not open-book)88.98216.944
cocky (not timid)88.815318.940
motivated (not unmotivated)88.629919.147
concrete (not abstract)88.51022.943
cynical (not gullible)88.55916.140
logical (not emotional)88.02519.0262
🙃 (not 🥰)88.02418.465
skeptical (not spiritual)87.84917.2232
selfish (not altruistic)87.810517.6289
demonic (not angelic)87.85614.9257
high standards (not desperate)87.85224.630
formal (not intimate)87.62618.2104
💔 (not 💝)87.52518.475
methodical (not astonishing)87.42117.8271
resolute (not wavering)87.34915.949
distant (not touchy-feely)87.34920.633
angry (not good-humored)87.13416.0248
confident (not insecure)87.012922.8246
persistent (not quitter)87.047020.743
highbrow (not lowbrow)86.62820.3213
corporate (not freelance)86.53719.421
cunning (not honorable)86.37720.3310
direct (not roundabout)86.310520.0250
self-assured (not self-conscious)86.35322.2227
psychopath (not empath)86.29520.532
high IQ (not low IQ)86.033918.7229
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)86.014021.347
miserable (not joyful)86.06119.346
humorless (not funny)85.92519.9266
presidential (not folksy)85.95917.237
tense (not relaxed)85.818219.9290
precise (not vague)85.87820.2208
insulting (not complimentary)85.87717.279
close-minded (not open-minded)85.65220.3271
dramatic (not comedic)85.69819.129
sexist (not feminist)85.46918.755
🎩 (not 🧢)85.312327.149
neat (not messy)85.115021.2219
hunter (not gatherer)85.113223.025
fearmongering (not reassuring)85.17623.945
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)85.15128.5242
fighter (not lover)84.96021.229
frank (not sugarcoated)84.915926.039
dry (not moist)84.81721.920
stoic (not expressive)84.73420.3238
pointed (not random)84.718523.435
biased (not impartial)84.68723.0234
scientific (not artistic)84.611416.5273
rational (not whimsical)84.58125.0255
villainous (not heroic)84.48617.3279
gendered (not androgynous)84.426824.5139
chortling (not giggling)84.42718.731
money-focused (not love-focused)84.49930.727
machiavellian (not transparent)84.47423.849
practical (not imaginative)84.29621.6233
independent (not codependent)84.217325.6276
debased (not pure)84.110720.7265
offended (not chill)84.19822.543
businesslike (not chivalrous)84.18121.619
🤑 (not 🤠)84.07823.952
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)84.09023.534
goth (not flower child)84.05523.724
straight (not queer)83.926424.0125
valedictorian (not drop out)83.827320.045
🤐 (not 😜)83.84022.734
vintage (not trendy)83.813828.920
eloquent (not unpolished)83.716421.5208
manicured (not scruffy)83.732120.7275
Roman (not Greek)83.7417.923
genocidal (not not genocidal)83.75216.836
perceptive (not unobservant)83.539125.134
cannibal (not vegan)83.49822.836
historical (not modern)83.05921.5200
thick-skinned (not sensitive)82.85026.0262
mad (not glad)82.811624.541
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)82.74827.335
picky (not always down)82.67825.642
receiving (not giving)82.212726.034
haunted (not blissful)82.218122.029
antagonist (not protagonist)81.97524.337
mature (not juvenile)81.718426.972
unfixable (not fixable)81.76426.027
unemotional (not emotional)81.73824.125
conspiracist (not sheeple)81.613923.1205
tall (not short)81.414718.2229
stingy (not generous)81.113023.734
racist (not egalitarian)81.03327.148
traditional (not unorthodox)80.87729.178
extreme (not moderate)80.731623.7212
insider (not outsider)80.62722.7201
🥴 (not 🥳)80.66024.651
builder (not explorer)80.63721.3281
reserved (not chatty)80.514122.3248
deviant (not average)80.419421.1176
empirical (not theoretical)80.31625.5290
competent (not incompetent)80.251326.2229
on-time (not tardy)80.237224.427
resourceful (not helpless)79.954126.772
orderly (not chaotic)79.820627.6262
mighty (not puny)79.731825.8236
vain (not demure)79.518124.9252
feisty (not gracious)79.330624.3206
linear (not circular)79.32228.231
no-nonsense (not dramatic)79.19527.0115
intellectual (not physical)79.035023.3273
active (not slothful)78.852725.1270
utilitarian (not decorative)78.812428.488
hoarder (not unprepared)78.87020.6204
geriatric (not vibrant)78.81925.439
pensive (not serene)78.612119.614
sorrowful (not cheery)78.517118.1229
industrial (not domestic)78.46025.674
alert (not oblivious)78.336226.343
individualist (not communal)78.224724.288
analysis (not common sense)77.816325.537
🥾 (not 👟)77.516529.848
sheriff (not outlaw)77.422429.7257
confidential (not gossiping)77.241026.7289
🧠 (not 💪)77.244426.260
works hard (not plays hard)77.040829.9240
basic (not hipster)77.020025.3231
go-getter (not slugabed)77.058432.051
factual (not poetic)77.019424.827
focused on the future (not focused on the present)76.96623.8275
refined (not rugged)76.926225.7269
realistic (not fantastical)76.820630.922
cautious (not impulsive)76.717924.9245
monochrome (not multicolored)76.614228.385
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)76.513325.5210
badass (not weakass)76.561125.221
genius (not dunce)76.438623.5269
💩 (not 🌟)76.39928.449
neurotypical (not autistic)76.235025.0242
salacious (not wholesome)76.021731.142
patriotic (not unpatriotic)75.930829.146
private (not gregarious)75.728325.7219
slow-talking (not fast-talking)75.76223.823
permanent (not transient)75.413426.6120
🐴 (not 🦄)75.121234.935
🦇 (not 🐿)75.116434.637
stylish (not slovenly)75.138227.3245
resistant (not resigned)75.032729.0255
stoic (not hypochondriac)75.017226.018
consistent (not variable)74.823319.019
uncreative (not open to new experinces)74.78025.4244
🧐 (not 😎)74.715931.831
wise (not foolish)74.629226.7258
sad (not happy)74.625519.7259
pessimistic (not optimistic)74.419024.7254
classical (not avant-garde)74.320928.471
prudish (not flirtatious)74.314523.025
mathematical (not literary)73.912527.3241
emancipated (not enslaved)73.834630.2243
real (not philosophical)73.625927.2156
charming (not trusting)73.424919.5203
complicated (not simple)73.346929.8254
serious (not bold)73.213930.0258
literal (not metaphorical)73.120426.9230
important (not irrelevant)73.079029.682
reasoned (not instinctual)72.914029.7252
pro (not noob)72.868832.859
queen (not princess)72.747034.232
Russian (not French)72.011331.828
paranoid (not naive)71.929925.834
libertarian (not socialist)71.811632.7201
spicy (not mild)71.848726.2264
hypocritical (not equitable)71.424829.5108
still (not twitchy)71.314631.827
atheist (not theist)71.236631.761
🧕 (not 💃)71.16425.782
rock (not rap)71.175829.631
rhythmic (not stuttering)70.858731.029
off-key (not musical)70.722427.638
trash (not treasure)70.711733.961
😭 (not 😀)70.619732.155
🤖 (not 👻)70.619231.244
realist (not idealist)70.627834.374
prideful (not envious)70.655936.534
calm (not anxious)70.518628.6250
obsessed (not aloof)70.439432.5242
jock (not nerd)70.231428.6223
chosen one (not everyman)70.232628.323
pronatalist (not child free)69.915430.3216
rude (not respectful)69.529128.8271
street-smart (not sheltered)69.457631.1208
western (not eastern)69.328132.074
repulsive (not attractive)69.117028.7282
conventional (not creative)69.027231.7262
wooden (not plastic)68.952432.127
impatient (not patient)68.856633.5123
reclusive (not social)68.829424.673
knowledgeable (not ignorant)68.673929.534
macho (not metrosexual)68.525130.328
efficient (not overprepared)68.544134.827
bad-cook (not good-cook)68.530332.517
involved (not remote)68.465232.0250
believable (not poorly-written)68.494329.038
urban (not rural)68.367331.858
bad boy (not white knight)68.333629.046
sarcastic (not genuine)68.240530.6240
preppy (not punk rock)68.256133.928
earth (not air)68.244630.418
devoted (not unfaithful)67.9101334.028
fortunate (not unlucky)67.824426.8252
traitorous (not loyal)67.818032.6253
prestigious (not disreputable)67.556332.2194
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)67.536130.949
frenzied (not sleepy)67.185322.826
apathetic (not curious)67.08631.0236
fast (not slow)66.771327.9259
ugly (not beautiful)66.412329.477
charming (not awkward)66.462828.2260
creepy (not disarming)66.419631.9114
bookish (not sporty)66.370827.4236
down2earth (not head@clouds)66.247636.5249
luddite (not technophile)66.128428.6222
monotone (not expressive)66.121931.449
crazy (not sane)66.045629.235
🐷 (not 🐮)65.918435.066
repetitive (not varied)65.939429.5119
exhibitionist (not bashful)65.955730.628
hard-work (not natural-talent)65.955830.218
sage (not whippersnapper)65.826030.725
extraordinary (not mundane)65.773228.3250
cool (not dorky)65.754827.842
🤺 (not 🏌)65.776635.937
careful (not brave)65.520628.3242
animalistic (not human)65.417831.7221
😬 (not 😏)65.225735.267
opinionated (not jealous)65.281134.833
chic (not cheesy)65.234532.241
sober (not indulgent)65.033533.9229
lavish (not frugal)64.841832.3249
jealous (not compersive)64.343831.7212
proactive (not reactive)64.317835.427
concise (not long-winded)64.034334.726
mischievous (not well behaved)63.070133.9262
tactful (not indiscreet)63.066633.639
rough (not smooth)62.944735.6243
cosmopolitan (not provincial)62.845937.4229
penny-pincher (not overspender)62.654335.155
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)62.636531.822
ambitious (not realistic)62.567334.026
healthy (not sickly)62.391630.3296
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)62.355632.757
🐩 (not 🐒)62.351836.845
🐐 (not 🦒)62.061432.188
specialist (not generalist)61.960432.567
nihilist (not existentialist)61.121332.377
deranged (not reasonable)61.143131.544
freak (not normie)61.062328.825
two-faced (not one-faced)60.938737.628
factual (not exaggerating)60.855231.825
indie (not pop)60.872532.423
oxymoron (not tautology)60.847132.533
arcane (not mainstream)60.759934.0236
perverted (not clean)60.338126.821
extravagant (not thrifty)60.355837.526
edgy (not politically correct)60.267432.7255
regular (not zany)59.936727.736
🐀 (not 🐘)59.844438.952
interesting (not tiresome)59.597632.6239
statist (not anarchist)59.558335.760
orange (not purple)59.347636.1206
objective (not subjective)59.137435.077
flourishing (not traumatized)59.129633.820
charismatic (not uninspiring)58.9111533.5204
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)58.943434.120
straightforward (not cryptic)58.695035.1228
cultured (not rustic)58.678234.527
cringeworthy (not inspiring)58.547335.572
playful (not shy)58.498023.6243
predictable (not quirky)58.351229.838
scrub (not legit)58.122535.263
English (not German)58.1126535.044
🏀 (not 🎨)58.148934.214
thin (not thick)57.976231.0197
tailor (not blacksmith)57.783036.235
crafty (not scholarly)57.579033.2262
interested (not bored)57.5100934.925
introspective (not not introspective)57.488435.780
monastic (not hedonist)57.338133.432
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)57.344735.630
proper (not scandalous)57.163437.5230
ranged (not melee)57.067635.035
reliable (not experimental)57.073235.424
enlightened (not lost)56.955932.934
interrupting (not attentive)56.961935.828
extrovert (not introvert)56.879931.2245
work-first (not family-first)56.866838.9272
sensible (not ludicrous)56.780636.2272
official (not backdoor)56.455234.6261
heathen (not devout)56.254533.6251
deep (not epic)56.053930.129
flamboyant (not modest)55.962534.9273
🤣 (not 😊)55.949826.144
summer (not winter)55.870138.436
wild (not tame)55.786232.0233
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)55.567032.879
triggered (not trolling)55.398432.039
stinky (not fresh)55.238734.161
rebellious (not obedient)55.089833.6238
exuberant (not subdued)55.085737.020
kinky (not vanilla)54.970631.9221
pack rat (not minimalist)54.956035.436
gamer (not non-gamer)54.649234.816
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)54.4104333.632
centrist (not radical)54.354635.432
tasteful (not lewd)54.198633.3265
spelunker (not claustrophobic)54.192029.823
dog person (not cat person)54.171637.337
hurried (not leisurely)54.085330.3243
🧗 (not 🛌)53.995737.970
shallow (not deep)53.846633.662
doer (not thinker)53.1102433.830
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')52.953337.7173
stable (not moody)52.745234.8241
bright (not depressed)52.677730.5208
washed (not muddy)52.595735.138
barbaric (not civilized)52.147333.3236
Coke (not Pepsi)52.180036.528
self-destructive (not self-improving)51.984435.226
morning lark (not night owl)51.858433.2191
low-tech (not high-tech)51.777933.3226
📈 (not 📉)51.7113338.460
Swedish (not Italian)51.768237.119
unambiguous (not mysterious)51.488234.9284
🤔 (not 🤫)51.499434.432
asexual (not sexual)51.446432.514
quiet (not loud)51.270731.9259
🤡 (not 👽)51.265840.736
weird (not normal)51.195930.5271
chaste (not lustful)50.666233.8242
profound (not ironic)50.574730.723

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Coriolanus Snow (0.905)
  2. Logan Roy (0.891)
  3. Agent Smith (0.887)
  4. Firelord Ozai (0.886)
  5. Thomas Matthews (0.883)
  6. Terry Benedict (0.881)
  7. Alexander Conklin (0.875)
  8. Dukat (0.875)
  9. Rowan Pope (0.861)
  10. Nurse Mildred Ratched (0.858)
  1. Rex (-0.71)
  2. Dory (-0.7)
  3. Flounder (-0.7)
  4. Nelson Bighetti (-0.694)
  5. Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes (-0.692)
  6. Kelly Erin Hannon (-0.687)
  7. Pumbaa (-0.679)
  8. Leopold 'Butters' Stotch (-0.676)
  9. Olaf (-0.659)
  10. The Scarecrow (-0.658)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.



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