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Moaning Myrtle Personality Statistics

Moaning Myrtle is a character from Harry Potter. 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
moody (not stable)95.0118.0348
often crying (not never cries)94.949.217
emotional (not logical)93.3511.5379
nerd (not jock)92.76912.2330
dramatic (not no-nonsense)92.52516.4154
emotional (not unemotional)92.43623.616
👻 (not 🤖)92.2416.3125
love-focused (not money-focused)91.96510.215
anxious (not calm)91.52212.8411
sad (not happy)91.3414.3355
unlucky (not fortunate)91.0512.5374
sorrowful (not cheery)90.9816.2354
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)90.5415.069
bookish (not sporty)90.39913.5333
gossiping (not confidential)90.22814.8410
sensitive (not thick-skinned)90.1917.2315
traumatized (not flourishing)89.62213.358
cat person (not dog person)89.22812.020
pessimistic (not optimistic)88.91118.5339
depressed (not bright)88.9417.8361
awkward (not charming)88.01916.5331
insecure (not confident)87.31718.9368
weird (not normal)87.17416.2376
head@clouds (not down2earth)87.05216.9322
chaotic (not orderly)86.89815.3327
tense (not relaxed)86.816518.8346
miserable (not joyful)86.55617.4127
sickly (not healthy)86.31315.6342
expressive (not stoic)86.210919.1352
self-destructive (not self-improving)86.26613.655
desperate (not high standards)86.22721.471
impatient (not patient)86.113517.2150
mischievous (not well behaved)85.921516.5374
jealous (not compersive)85.95617.2331
offended (not chill)85.67317.050
gloomy (not sunny)85.67021.048
😭 (not 😀)85.51321.1139
exaggerating (not factual)85.410923.953
long-winded (not concise)85.31819.020
historical (not modern)84.93916.5264
juvenile (not mature)84.57418.197
air (not earth)84.5720.074
chatty (not reserved)84.319321.6350
extreme (not moderate)84.221620.7328
loud (not quiet)83.621621.7368
🎨 (not 🏀)83.421914.863
whimsical (not rational)82.99518.4344
vintage (not trendy)82.618817.850
clumsy (not coordinated)82.57117.2374
night owl (not morning lark)82.516520.1244
winter (not summer)82.210711.820
feminine (not masculine)82.120419.2345
dorky (not cool)82.07723.0113
self-conscious (not self-assured)81.92825.6351
zany (not regular)81.914521.4118
crazy (not sane)81.714121.1124
cheesy (not chic)81.59718.114
🥴 (not 🥳)81.35320.9122
freak (not normie)81.314616.373
purple (not orange)81.35218.6292
interrupting (not attentive)80.914122.935
twitchy (not still)80.916225.470
jealous (not opinionated)80.91918.021
obsessed (not aloof)80.814324.4328
freelance (not corporate)80.823618.234
reactive (not proactive)80.65120.617
instinctual (not reasoned)80.513819.7343
cringeworthy (not inspiring)80.410319.086
feisty (not gracious)80.228319.9283
arcane (not mainstream)79.910920.4283
frenzied (not sleepy)79.723724.840
low-tech (not high-tech)79.410523.9319
English (not German)79.426729.939
quarrelsome (not warm)79.424721.6370
outsider (not insider)79.38530.6290
repetitive (not varied)79.26022.2155
mad (not glad)79.218719.0130
abstract (not concrete)78.87721.3132
low self esteem (not narcissistic)78.77225.945
disorganized (not self-disciplined)78.510921.8332
luddite (not technophile)78.53921.7258
first-mate (not captain)78.523921.1354
envious (not prideful)78.4722.681
fearmongering (not reassuring)78.415920.414
lost (not enlightened)78.211024.438
biased (not impartial)78.122623.9296
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)78.110426.0168
intense (not lighthearted)78.039926.443
fantastical (not realistic)78.014625.247
deranged (not reasonable)77.916423.6123
hypochondriac (not stoic)77.97228.313
vulnerable (not armoured)77.88325.7315
slovenly (not stylish)77.79319.9330
oppressed (not privileged)77.76718.136
dramatic (not comedic)77.635527.662
wild (not tame)77.336822.6350
stubborn (not accommodating)77.350227.366
perverted (not clean)77.215023.077
backdoor (not official)77.019221.5347
intimate (not formal)76.912322.4193
💔 (not 💝)76.914628.7189
tailor (not blacksmith)76.922019.332
vengeful (not forgiving)76.830921.9326
judgemental (not accepting)76.727423.5252
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)76.535130.213
lewd (not tasteful)76.410619.4318
bitter (not sweet)76.224724.1304
rude (not respectful)76.119520.0359
pensive (not serene)75.923124.845
focused on the present (not focused on the future)75.97025.4339
🧐 (not 😎)75.715226.0115
impulsive (not cautious)75.531126.8329
indie (not pop)75.426326.022
stinky (not fresh)75.39921.5181
scandalous (not proper)75.132724.2353
🥶 (not 🥵)75.19928.852
off-key (not musical)74.913228.153
enslaved (not emancipated)74.84026.0333
messy (not neat)74.720225.3276
imaginative (not practical)74.617824.6318
awkward (not suspicious)74.513627.6338
beta (not alpha)74.519328.8320
reclusive (not social)74.518429.4188
🛌 (not 🧗)74.511128.0206
expressive (not monotone)74.537635.619
apprentice (not master)74.413625.4180
😬 (not 😏)74.411129.9133
haunted (not blissful)74.443229.669
entitled (not grateful)74.434521.460
codependent (not independent)74.315029.8389
romantic (not dispassionate)74.344129.449
monochrome (not multicolored)74.218228.175
ludicrous (not sensible)74.220628.7339
perceptive (not unobservant)74.077127.443
🧠 (not 💪)73.754422.2133
literary (not mathematical)73.520323.2291
flimsy (not sturdy)73.59326.538
angry (not good-humored)73.219724.3307
demanding (not unchallenging)73.270627.858
unfixable (not fixable)72.915625.032
lustful (not chaste)72.935427.7337
vague (not precise)72.95923.7263
🐀 (not 🐘)72.814125.9171
opinionated (not neutral)72.886431.356
kinky (not vanilla)72.631026.1313
rustic (not cultured)72.616116.28
flirtatious (not prudish)72.637730.116
water (not fire)72.417231.348
sheltered (not street-smart)72.319226.0314
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)72.351626.481
rebellious (not obedient)72.153825.3304
suspicious (not trusting)71.742028.6327
gendered (not androgynous)71.792529.4124
spontaneous (not scheduled)71.633429.3315
edgy (not politically correct)71.641022.6314
rigid (not flexible)71.633425.6313
princess (not queen)71.519431.017
flamboyant (not modest)71.434828.6333
persistent (not quitter)71.3118330.4133
sarcastic (not genuine)71.234027.3305
repulsive (not attractive)71.014321.1318
poor (not rich)71.022221.0249
folksy (not presidential)70.727523.629
metrosexual (not macho)70.637325.341
cold (not warm)70.532025.9340
puny (not mighty)70.111724.7341
stuttering (not rhythmic)69.811828.545
short (not tall)69.725522.1346
provincial (not cosmopolitan)69.718626.9245
wavering (not resolute)69.76629.3108
domestic (not industrial)69.717027.950
poetic (not factual)69.619927.636
plays hard (not works hard)69.623227.0303
jaded (not innocent)69.657924.713
rough (not smooth)69.529625.6296
📉 (not 📈)69.46332.392
child free (not pronatalist)69.243429.8236
insulting (not complimentary)69.233925.466
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)69.219924.4103
psychopath (not empath)69.231531.162
indulgent (not sober)69.143030.1303
selfish (not altruistic)69.137123.7387
indiscreet (not tactful)69.112731.6112
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)69.024531.1332
creepy (not disarming)69.015427.3151
weakass (not badass)69.014927.458
contrarian (not yes-man)68.947427.221
helpless (not resourceful)68.76328.8100
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)68.622128.636
disreputable (not prestigious)68.321023.4292
🙃 (not 🥰)68.330631.6194
transparent (not machiavellian)68.329436.121
bad-cook (not good-cook)68.031427.937
💀 (not 🎃)68.041341.046
unmotivated (not motivated)68.04529.39
muddy (not washed)68.023230.415
foolish (not wise)67.928923.2361
unpolished (not eloquent)67.928325.4284
quirky (not predictable)67.833135.817
tiresome (not interesting)67.711028.8327
close-minded (not open-minded)67.725026.6364
arrogant (not humble)67.655825.8300
ironic (not profound)67.526626.560
philosophical (not real)67.412326.4225
spicy (not mild)67.161328.9314
😈 (not 😇)67.141524.9133
analysis (not common sense)67.141525.116
chivalrous (not businesslike)67.032928.351
feminist (not sexist)66.973730.1155
moist (not dry)66.725828.338
whippersnapper (not sage)66.628329.253
complicated (not simple)66.668029.2349
conspiracist (not sheeple)66.558928.9231
random (not pointed)66.517730.641
stingy (not generous)66.532225.257
cryptic (not straightforward)66.314431.5402
giggling (not chortling)66.218733.631
outlaw (not sheriff)66.050127.3289
scrub (not legit)66.013228.9153
punchable (not loveable)66.030628.741
🐐 (not 🦒)65.941931.0153
unorthodox (not traditional)65.753530.286
🤠 (not 🤑)65.756326.689
curious (not apathetic)65.668531.6296
scruffy (not manicured)65.636325.9432
subjective (not objective)65.520431.186
salacious (not wholesome)65.539531.0123
explorer (not builder)65.243327.0312
poisonous (not nurturing)65.137025.0129
innocent (not worldly)64.821326.1341
deviant (not average)64.861627.9250
individualist (not communal)64.856431.998
experimental (not reliable)64.639230.737
metaphorical (not literal)64.518030.4292
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)64.431232.1131
idealist (not realist)64.339930.6113
🤣 (not 😊)64.332129.8122
noob (not pro)64.218528.6118
introvert (not extrovert)64.132433.2337
overprepared (not efficient)64.19926.544
uninspiring (not charismatic)64.011229.5282
competitive (not cooperative)63.973827.3330
lover (not fighter)63.943828.559
ferocious (not pacifist)63.869828.3334
vain (not demure)63.852929.5303
slacker (not workaholic)63.722827.385
barbaric (not civilized)63.528523.4353
incompetent (not competent)63.516726.1286
playful (not serious)63.438030.9335
anarchist (not statist)63.439526.1139
hypocritical (not equitable)63.140126.395
rugged (not refined)62.947027.3322
triggered (not trolling)62.966732.832
authoritarian (not democratic)62.845227.5271
pretentious (not unassuming)62.860230.4123
sexual (not asexual)62.380434.956
picky (not always down)62.257928.917
cunning (not honorable)62.143525.7323
careful (not brave)62.127829.3291
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)62.132732.842
underachiever (not overachiever)62.017835.153
rural (not urban)61.826330.0174
astonishing (not methodical)61.732928.7294
autistic (not neurotypical)61.510829.6331
protagonist (not antagonist)61.593125.616
slugabed (not go-getter)61.49532.8106
😜 (not 🤐)61.450735.6118
fast-talking (not slow-talking)61.473135.149
open-book (not secretive)61.432533.547
hesitant (not decisive)61.324132.5336
gregarious (not private)61.139133.4350
bold (not serious)61.060931.9353
debased (not pure)60.953827.5327
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)60.952928.9248
dunce (not genius)60.726824.9338
nonpolitical (not political)60.737432.4280
🤺 (not 🏌)60.795428.987
tight (not loose)60.783234.041
loyal (not traitorous)60.6109126.7311
egalitarian (not racist)60.5118227.2112
demonic (not angelic)60.445921.9353
gatherer (not hunter)60.453032.732
intellectual (not physical)60.282931.9319
spontaneous (not deliberate)60.238233.2292
thin (not thick)60.169627.3233
exuberant (not subdued)60.171035.331
artistic (not scientific)59.855327.3257
🦄 (not 🐴)59.745735.9131
submissive (not dominant)59.637632.8389
bossy (not meek)59.596532.2343
oxymoron (not tautology)59.556625.66
lowbrow (not highbrow)59.430928.9300
soulful (not soulless)59.4103530.490
Pepsi (not Coke)59.423934.961
mysterious (not unambiguous)59.351432.3413
circular (not linear)59.340031.748
💩 (not 🌟)59.227929.8120
poorly-written (not believable)59.22226.244
western (not eastern)59.080632.8140
soft (not hard)58.952331.3110
thinker (not doer)58.929830.866
ADHD (not OCD)58.841233.756
extravagant (not thrifty)58.857834.453
geriatric (not vibrant)58.726228.043
uncreative (not open to new experinces)58.626532.7335
rock (not rap)58.4123233.614
frank (not sugarcoated)58.4104130.117
strict (not lenient)58.373229.7286
timid (not cocky)58.027236.121
tardy (not on-time)57.941332.156
cynical (not gullible)57.985033.316
family-first (not work-first)57.867127.7281
ambitious (not realistic)57.782233.253
nihilist (not existentialist)57.631031.567
🧕 (not 💃)57.634034.0196
preppy (not punk rock)57.679736.040
deep (not epic)57.648027.945
unpatriotic (not patriotic)57.520127.692
guarded (not open)57.2106633.1331
soft (not hard)57.255830.2296
assertive (not passive)57.2105433.5311
young (not old)57.087434.5343
creative (not conventional)56.970330.8295
libertarian (not socialist)56.966330.2234
oblivious (not alert)56.939830.8102
specialist (not generalist)56.880729.772
spiritual (not skeptical)56.729833.2302
👽 (not 🤡)56.769337.0122
remote (not involved)56.320533.3268
slothful (not active)56.316630.8315
shallow (not deep)56.241631.4147
French (not Russian)56.281528.433
knowledgeable (not ignorant)56.1106830.352
devoted (not unfaithful)56.1122827.317
🐒 (not 🐩)55.959033.4106
Greek (not Roman)55.744631.034
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)55.672730.2243
basic (not hipster)55.487832.4328
heroic (not villainous)55.3108321.6312
trusting (not charming)55.357825.4302
diligent (not lazy)55.2133526.8280
extraordinary (not mundane)55.2101933.9331
variable (not consistent)55.244533.446
heathen (not devout)55.158027.6281
treasure (not trash)55.1120128.2142
centrist (not radical)55.154527.89
theoretical (not empirical)55.035831.5249
introspective (not not introspective)55.097833.6149
bored (not interested)54.926235.354
penny-pincher (not overspender)54.678532.5153
hedonist (not monastic)54.676633.194
naive (not paranoid)54.443732.516
humorless (not funny)54.353030.1375
vegan (not cannibal)54.372933.926
ranged (not melee)54.282432.939
touchy-feely (not distant)54.261935.313
drop out (not valedictorian)54.149332.7105
crafty (not scholarly)54.087929.3397
transient (not permanent)54.051535.0145
exhibitionist (not bashful)54.096234.647
playful (not shy)53.9110132.4338
🐷 (not 🐮)53.647331.6174
not genocidal (not genocidal)53.6106231.713
🎩 (not 🧢)53.578533.796
ugly (not beautiful)53.428625.897
claustrophobic (not spelunker)53.244532.137
irrelevant (not important)53.120728.7224
frugal (not lavish)52.981629.5268
unambitious (not driven)52.912731.9283
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)52.977631.5104
studious (not goof-off)52.8104433.0129
pack rat (not minimalist)52.760932.4107
everyman (not chosen one)52.763532.618
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')52.656930.1188
queer (not straight)52.529333.7149
kind (not cruel)52.4111823.8358
conservative (not liberal)52.451631.8118
classical (not avant-garde)52.387732.170
plastic (not wooden)52.334832.155
slow (not fast)52.237830.8306
Swedish (not Italian)52.267828.924
resistant (not resigned)52.1128634.6302
theist (not atheist)52.058131.076
decorative (not utilitarian)52.050027.681
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)52.078333.9128
white knight (not bad boy)52.089829.417
hurried (not leisurely)51.891033.9329
🤔 (not 🤫)51.898235.0106
two-faced (not one-faced)51.652631.468
low IQ (not high IQ)51.427225.8291
🐿 (not 🦇)51.489435.9102
non-gamer (not gamer)51.398635.553
receiving (not giving)51.061634.823
👟 (not 🥾)50.981132.996
natural-talent (not hard-work)50.153225.447
bold (not shy)50.2138032.7304
hoarder (not unprepared)50.8102231.6267
flower child (not goth)50.299033.811
animalistic (not human)50.743629.5323
roundabout (not direct)50.544635.3344

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Gollum (0.727)
  2. Ian Duncan (0.699)
  3. Hannah Horvath (0.699)
  4. George Costanza (0.697)
  5. Theon Greyjoy (0.678)
  6. Pennsatucky Doggett (0.668)
  7. Ziggy Sobotka (0.666)
  8. Charlie Cheswick (0.661)
  9. Janice Soprano (0.653)
  10. Oswald Cobblepot (0.639)
  1. Mufasa (-0.553)
  2. Princess Celestia (-0.53)
  3. Charlie Young (-0.529)
  4. Marcus Bell (-0.525)
  5. Nick Young (-0.523)
  6. Optimus Prime (-0.523)
  7. Lucius Fox (-0.521)
  8. George Washington (-0.521)
  9. Carlisle Cullen (-0.52)
  10. Melinda Warner (-0.517)

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.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.58)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.45)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.32)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.12)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.12)
  6. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.09)
  7. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.04)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.03)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = -0.02)
  10. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = -0.04)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = -0.11)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.13)
  13. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = -0.15)
  14. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = -0.22)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.23)
  16. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = -0.25)
  17. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = -0.28)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.32)
  19. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = -0.32)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.34)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.5)
  22. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = -0.53)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.55)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.62)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.65)

Notes

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