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Arthur Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Arthur is a character from Inception.

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
handy (not can't-fix-anything)89.5999.78
accurate (not off target)88.310810.46
loyal (not traitorous)87.439212.9177
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)86.82728.05
forward (not repressed)86.5806.94
competent (not incompetent)86.034113.7172
high IQ (not low IQ)86.040813.3183
knowledgeable (not ignorant)85.824014.021
diligent (not lazy)84.465614.9214
supportive (not catty)84.31898.64
reasonable (not deranged)84.211515.966
pointed (not random)84.023511.428
world traveler (not homebody)83.819713.94
focused (not absentminded)83.650011.55
treasure (not trash)83.236614.072
attractive (not repulsive)83.142516.7210
beautiful (not ugly)82.764615.8387
civilized (not barbaric)81.735416.5190
not genocidal (not genocidal)81.337919.529
resourceful (not helpless)81.259217.8372
devoted (not unfaithful)81.266719.336
heroic (not villainous)81.151216.4163
human (not animalistic)81.133217.5173
enchanting (not disturbing)81.022612.09
perceptive (not unobservant)80.961115.048
self-disciplined (not disorganized)80.555116.6167
healthy (not sickly)80.432119.4184
fresh (not stinky)80.439118.3100
neat (not messy)80.332719.5195
high-tech (not low-tech)80.220417.6199
factual (not exaggerating)80.015516.330
good-manners (not bad-manners)79.844112.26
kind (not cruel)79.754016.7160
meaningful (not pointless)79.750212.39
legit (not scrub)79.734715.288
egalitarian (not racist)79.475514.358
persistent (not quitter)78.8112823.864
first-mate (not captain)78.725819.7211
on-time (not tardy)78.751925.534
indie (not pop)78.522118.533
wholesome (not salacious)78.328219.459
creator (not consumer)78.329219.96
genius (not dunce)78.340116.7211
manicured (not scruffy)78.258820.1185
workaholic (not slacker)78.276815.8364
young (not old)78.149815.6198
insightful (not generic)78.137114.28
pro (not noob)77.763721.663
clean (not perverted)77.747918.730
English (not German)77.545823.330
protagonist (not antagonist)77.553718.927
sensible (not ludicrous)77.226619.4201
🌟 (not 💩)77.267420.758
friendly (not unfriendly)77.259218.25
blue (not red)77.223221.86
empath (not psychopath)77.043520.422
coordinated (not clumsy)76.959021.8169
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)76.815522.629
technophile (not luddite)76.615621.5170
wolf (not bear)76.431413.87
white knight (not bad boy)76.237616.128
active (not slothful)76.282420.2177
respectful (not rude)76.143818.9213
eloquent (not unpolished)75.946722.8174
precise (not vague)75.839421.0194
smooth (not rough)75.715419.7206
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)75.756921.875
sincere (not irreverent)75.653513.65
tasteful (not lewd)75.532618.4181
stylish (not slovenly)75.547620.6194
tactful (not indiscreet)75.526421.170
overthinker (not underthinker)75.559322.26
driven (not unambitious)75.2106519.9199
sane (not crazy)75.221820.061
real (not fake)75.275626.711
loveable (not punchable)75.140518.937
motivated (not unmotivated)75.1120223.531
🧠 (not 💪)75.164423.990
analytical (not intuitive)75.129324.58
disarming (not creepy)75.047418.1213
love shy (not cassanova)75.024218.24
gendered (not androgynous)74.993524.0169
methodical (not astonishing)74.928322.1206
refined (not rugged)74.838521.5179
rational (not whimsical)74.838121.5173
alert (not oblivious)74.858122.463
proper (not scandalous)74.830419.4197
good-humored (not angry)74.640518.0184
logical (not emotional)74.523118.9184
unannoying (not annoying)74.524215.110
intellectual (not physical)74.457321.6187
woke (not problematic)74.323013.97
urban (not rural)74.350620.190
self-improving (not self-destructive)74.316318.537
attentive (not interrupting)74.226419.335
orderly (not chaotic)74.141921.6182
skeptical (not spiritual)74.059219.5184
important (not irrelevant)74.096120.8103
go-getter (not slugabed)73.987722.845
rhythmic (not stuttering)73.860620.930
altruistic (not selfish)73.841718.3184
analysis (not common sense)73.730424.834
giving (not receiving)73.744821.024
high standards (not desperate)73.644221.737
straight edge (not junkie)73.672822.236
earthly (not divine)73.641313.17
confidential (not gossiping)73.567222.1183
nurturing (not poisonous)73.554819.0183
dolphin (not kangaroo)73.318528.06
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)73.254616.929
charming (not awkward)73.054921.6212
stable (not moody)72.910620.7184
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)72.960420.761
badass (not weakass)72.887723.429
charmer (not buffoon)72.867823.110
charismatic (not uninspiring)72.681423.3184
cautious (not impulsive)72.532021.7190
soulful (not soulless)72.587119.4363
😊 (not 🤣)72.442423.770
washed (not muddy)72.449020.728
opinionated (not jealous)72.267218.923
wise (not foolish)72.142919.7191
💝 (not 💔)72.132124.384
good-cook (not bad-cook)72.019022.834
quiet (not loud)71.835721.4219
nerd (not jock)71.860821.8192
thinker (not feeler)71.833427.56
masculine (not feminine)71.775219.1209
works hard (not plays hard)71.767922.7201
equitable (not hypocritical)71.731821.7342
efficient (not overprepared)71.734822.635
goal-oriented (not experince-oriented)71.643832.55
fixable (not unfixable)71.527823.732
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)71.552416.310
street-smart (not sheltered)71.463323.0182
consistent (not variable)71.440622.230
grumpy (not cheery)71.455227.07
open to new experinces (not uncreative)71.378122.4203
valedictorian (not drop out)71.375826.975
French (not Russian)71.330621.326
work-first (not family-first)71.346623.5191
down2earth (not head@clouds)71.141525.6160
one-faced (not two-faced)71.168627.031
generous (not stingy)71.056719.829
involved (not remote)70.963523.2195
straight (not queer)70.787226.7201
neurotypical (not autistic)70.570722.4183
seemly (not inappropriate)70.562622.137
😏 (not 😬)70.440925.251
reassuring (not fearmongering)70.448121.535
proud (not apologetic)70.497319.57
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)70.419219.85
introspective (not not introspective)70.350826.395
forgiving (not vengeful)70.245421.6159
mathematical (not literary)70.220924.4182
bookish (not sporty)70.175024.0172
privileged (not oppressed)70.175721.622
fast (not slow)70.077421.5203
cooperative (not competitive)69.927225.0196
angelic (not demonic)69.953817.8191
inspiring (not cringeworthy)69.852720.6350
normie (not freak)69.825919.732
modest (not flamboyant)69.651924.2193
deliberate (not spontaneous)69.668624.6172
overachiever (not underachiever)69.5101328.633
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)69.472121.926
thin (not thick)69.449022.8171
feminist (not sexist)69.486818.576
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)69.339926.560
specialist (not generalist)69.340325.6335
complimentary (not insulting)69.150422.2366
sexual (not asexual)69.177925.127
curious (not apathetic)69.070723.3191
scheduled (not spontaneous)68.965426.6197
📈 (not 📉)68.949723.156
prideful (not envious)68.879115.638
resolute (not wavering)68.770824.249
interested (not bored)68.776122.525
nonpartisan (not activist)68.719113.96
welcoming experience (not cringing away)68.751627.66
reasoned (not instinctual)68.527125.2217
interesting (not tiresome)68.482623.9193
compersive (not jealous)68.434821.6150
prestigious (not disreputable)68.464521.4168
sweet (not bitter)68.251821.7192
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)68.245923.965
flower child (not goth)68.269823.931
deep (not shallow)68.165422.692
direct (not roundabout)68.082224.9194
gamer (not non-gamer)68.029326.128
enlightened (not lost)67.930722.526
democratic (not authoritarian)67.946424.9182
🥰 (not 🙃)67.942129.098
hoarder (not unprepared)67.847318.0157
honorable (not cunning)67.763525.5194
sturdy (not flimsy)67.781225.738
vegan (not cannibal)67.651723.424
scientific (not artistic)67.659424.4201
wooden (not plastic)67.571528.430
moderate (not extreme)67.423221.1198
studious (not goof-off)67.493525.679
no-nonsense (not dramatic)67.339625.5206
mellow (not energetic)67.337926.24
utilitarian (not decorative)67.063723.5299
flirtatious (not prudish)67.059220.631
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)67.065527.75
rock (not rap)66.9120121.926
hygienic (not gross)66.8116533.54
side character (not main character)66.758131.414
confident (not insecure)66.689625.1203
pure (not debased)66.657322.6183
minimalist (not pack rat)66.540226.257
😀 (not 😭)66.543423.783
😇 (not 😈)66.559321.759
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)66.435128.977
gentle (not harsh)66.458121.39
straightforward (not cryptic)66.476125.8181
👽 (not 🤡)66.343022.351
cosmopolitan (not provincial)66.144926.4153
smug (not sheepish)66.194524.59
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)66.071124.95
sassy (not chill)65.993234.38
mature (not juvenile)65.869124.0346
linear (not circular)65.626923.630
hard-work (not natural-talent)65.569826.935
obedient (not rebellious)65.439124.6190
realistic (not fantastical)65.467828.432
cultured (not rustic)65.469928.830
transparent (not machiavellian)65.440931.024
devout (not heathen)65.153125.1167
patient (not impatient)65.134924.8181
spelunker (not claustrophobic)65.159726.131
funny (not humorless)65.072322.8195
frank (not sugarcoated)65.0108932.241
atheist (not theist)64.968826.0285
follower (not leader)64.940225.88
tautology (not oxymoron)64.87324.621
insider (not outsider)64.430924.8189
open-minded (not close-minded)64.474224.0198
well behaved (not mischievous)64.349028.2190
believable (not poorly-written)64.3144126.827
unstirring (not quivering)64.288421.510
highbrow (not lowbrow)64.173123.3171
sober (not indulgent)64.045625.0162
vintage (not trendy)64.0100129.928
noble (not jovial)64.079320.37
romantic (not dispassionate)63.997227.533
classical (not avant-garde)63.865025.0331
entrepreneur (not employee)63.886733.75
beta (not alpha)63.743225.2160
musical (not off-key)63.738824.827
sage (not whippersnapper)63.740022.623
concise (not long-winded)63.746524.031
🧗 (not 🛌)63.689128.694
militaristic (not hippie)63.688627.37
warm (not cold)63.574323.6205
preppy (not punk rock)63.583123.834
spirited (not lifeless)63.5122728.88
decisive (not hesitant)63.4101727.4192
wired (not tired)63.474820.68
warm (not quarrelsome)63.354122.1187
handshakes (not hugs)63.391538.16
demure (not vain)63.050721.2172
bright (not depressed)63.056420.4180
objective (not subjective)63.032026.3328
water (not fire)63.043831.625
politically correct (not edgy)62.848626.2176
cynical (not gullible)62.888724.133
statist (not anarchist)62.757827.070
questioning (not believing)62.788229.38
🐮 (not 🐷)62.654924.978
OCD (not ADHD)62.589330.523
normal (not weird)62.440226.0195
fortunate (not unlucky)62.445222.3188
tame (not wild)62.445923.8188
liberal (not conservative)62.485324.745
regular (not zany)61.940627.257
child free (not pronatalist)61.888727.0127
self-assured (not self-conscious)61.899726.9198
glad (not mad)61.850318.556
grounded (not fantasy-prone)61.771016.04
modern (not historical)61.575926.4184
formal (not intimate)61.562926.5110
🤖 (not 👻)61.451425.065
presidential (not folksy)61.475525.827
tailor (not blacksmith)61.490533.131
creative (not conventional)61.374330.2179
mighty (not puny)61.2111419.7162
chill (not offended)61.244025.424
accommodating (not stubborn)61.225925.131
existentialist (not nihilist)61.180125.2266
clinical (not heartfelt)61.051227.513
reliable (not experimental)60.777734.935
love-focused (not money-focused)60.7113322.827
maverick (not conformist)60.7107026.712
rich (not poor)60.689519.9168
communal (not individualist)60.537327.2387
private (not gregarious)60.497226.0174
emancipated (not enslaved)60.4107823.2159
permanent (not transient)60.469525.2155
reader (not writer)60.453220.97
minds-own-business (not snoops)60.324229.36
all-seeing (not blind)60.380022.234
calm (not anxious)60.248827.3187
🤔 (not 🤫)60.276031.667
picky (not always down)60.275927.135
old-fashioned (not progressive)60.162224.47
pacifist (not ferocious)60.050023.5180
thinker (not doer)60.034830.435
accepting (not judgemental)59.967725.8163
deep (not epic)59.751725.022
euphoric (not resentful)59.747925.49
trusting (not suspicious)59.660328.5202
realist (not idealist)59.672028.6361
western (not eastern)59.6104732.692
humble (not arrogant)59.563425.6185
extraordinary (not mundane)59.5115525.4184
tight (not loose)59.5105926.335
zebra (not lion)59.558328.26
🥵 (not 🥶)59.477834.025
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)59.354125.435
practical (not imaginative)59.2100828.6185
industrial (not domestic)59.266226.8320
🎨 (not 🏀)59.1102029.535
engineerial (not lawyerly)59.056328.534
sheriff (not outlaw)58.678427.2189
fussy (not sloppy)58.6127521.08
🐿 (not 🦇)58.590027.355
realistic (not ambitious)58.548533.723
frugal (not lavish)58.484122.8172
penny-pincher (not overspender)58.482923.492
serial dater (not chronically single)58.349527.99
mechanical (not natural)58.363235.410
ranged (not melee)58.272131.127
profound (not ironic)58.263424.233
never cries (not often crying)58.292728.822
still (not twitchy)58.149726.434
princess (not queen)58.152229.630
serious (not bold)58.063028.0186
soft (not hard)58.068923.1368
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)57.998227.5211
monastic (not hedonist)57.847124.746
guarded (not open)57.6132526.6153
meek (not bossy)57.644723.1191
grateful (not entitled)57.677927.725
chic (not cheesy)57.668729.123
parental (not childlike)57.692028.110
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)57.468331.99
reserved (not chatty)57.382226.9199
cool (not dorky)57.392328.769
concrete (not abstract)57.395630.273
armoured (not vulnerable)57.2105626.9206
monochrome (not multicolored)57.275028.4300
patriotic (not unpatriotic)57.2123022.036
Italian (not Swedish)57.278530.933
mild (not manic)57.254122.69
conspiracist (not sheeple)57.1113525.5166
🤠 (not 🤑)57.1105927.057
resistant (not resigned)57.0142325.4186
night owl (not morning lark)57.0101628.6166
likes change (not resists change)57.038219.410
bold (not shy)56.9156724.0215
stoic (not expressive)56.863725.7166
chaste (not lustful)56.862025.0167
builder (not explorer)56.872129.6178
flat (not bubbly)56.888226.04
submissive (not dominant)56.753323.0164
🤺 (not 🏌)56.7132431.657
everyman (not chosen one)56.765028.832
🐴 (not 🦄)56.694730.956
flourishing (not traumatized)56.641624.322
lighthearted (not intense)56.547428.341
playful (not shy)56.4126624.6197
arcane (not mainstream)56.492526.8130
unfrivolous (not goofy)56.4101327.58
nonpolitical (not political)56.359727.8139
trolling (not triggered)56.339022.229
serious (not playful)56.2107324.8179
purple (not orange)56.274427.1141
pensive (not serene)56.2144529.926
capitalist (not communist)56.299826.74
stable (not unstable)56.270315.85
assertive (not passive)56.1133824.1182
innocent (not jaded)56.147224.823
vanilla (not kinky)56.080627.1170
summer (not winter)56.085329.029
outgoing (not withdrawn)56.098820.34
things-person (not people-person)56.075627.37
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)55.988426.6171
soft (not hard)55.975223.7190
mild (not spicy)55.758325.6192
proactive (not reactive)55.757128.927
utopian (not dystopian)55.777230.29
evolutionist (not creationist)55.7100030.37
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)55.765927.77
nonconformist (not social climber)55.798620.56
apprentice (not master)55.655827.5238
joyful (not miserable)55.663321.859
🧐 (not 😎)55.676030.063
cheery (not sorrowful)55.564722.4196
real (not philosophical)55.4118527.3194
positive (not negative)55.497431.75
libertarian (not socialist)55.387128.1139
gracious (not feisty)55.344124.8171
introvert (not extrovert)55.269023.9173
🎩 (not 🧢)55.293330.757
vibrant (not geriatric)55.2128723.731
lover (not fighter)55.284426.532
centrist (not radical)55.263827.525
charming (not trusting)55.190729.0198
suspicious (not awkward)55.0116426.2179
stoic (not hypochondriac)55.0106724.024
flexible (not rigid)54.869626.7187
fast-talking (not slow-talking)54.8115925.135
subdued (not exuberant)54.864125.229
factual (not poetic)54.7102229.528
photographer (not physicist)54.697034.75
gatherer (not hunter)54.579330.430
literal (not metaphorical)54.3117528.7169
aloof (not obsessed)54.233922.5178
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)54.294525.2160
savory (not sweet)54.2104628.15
strong identity (not social chameleon)54.2147127.99
unchallenging (not demanding)54.134526.531
🥴 (not 🥳)54.0102530.452
dramatic (not comedic)54.0129826.427
cursed (not blessed)54.0119621.910
focused on the future (not focused on the present)53.973127.2186
cocky (not timid)53.9139522.929
worldly (not innocent)53.8131228.3203
frenzied (not sleepy)53.8167424.139
reluctant (not eager)53.753427.79
hopeful (not fearful)53.7117726.67
scholarly (not crafty)53.669128.0199
cliché (not original)53.673421.08
Greek (not Roman)53.567128.428
average (not deviant)53.463626.9208
moist (not dry)53.387030.927
touchy-feely (not distant)53.278823.430
brave (not careful)53.1124828.5193
rejected (not popular)53.08818.83
basic (not hipster)52.8116226.7195
leisurely (not hurried)52.867726.2175
😜 (not 🤐)52.887628.871
thrifty (not extravagant)52.897326.424
delicate (not coarse)52.869327.99
independent (not codependent)52.7123029.9171
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.565030.8132
nice (not naughty)52.594611.64
comfortable (not awkward)52.5108428.24
happy (not sad)52.466621.1175
tall (not short)52.3111022.8210
sunny (not gloomy)52.381824.934
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)52.192130.464
chivalrous (not businesslike)52.194230.430
yes-man (not contrarian)52.163725.622
repetitive (not varied)52.0118625.6183
traditional (not unorthodox)52.081528.9351
💃 (not 🧕)52.0128627.9104
quirky (not predictable)52.0101427.917
moderate (not gluttonous)52.0116315.74
easy (not uptight)52.068418.04
glamorous (not spartan)52.079826.23
unmeddlesome (not prying)52.041119.15
optimistic (not pessimistic)51.995126.3181
simple (not complicated)51.951027.4193
narcissistic (not low self esteem)51.9115722.336
👟 (not 🥾)51.896633.571
flawed (not perfect)51.8146614.55
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)51.8113325.75
freelance (not corporate)51.7114430.334
dog person (not cat person)51.796937.624
innovative (not routine)51.7105422.94
🐐 (not 🦒)51.6139131.690
Coke (not Pepsi)51.6102735.429
anti-prank (not prankster)51.6117527.09
official (not backdoor)51.586029.4185
empirical (not theoretical)51.4118531.4158
unemotional (not emotional)51.449925.730
strict (not lenient)51.3107526.4183
tense (not relaxed)51.2155427.7184
giggling (not chortling)51.263928.933
slumbering (not insomniac)51.245422.86
biased (not impartial)51.1156626.0176
unassuming (not pretentious)51.082226.663
blissful (not haunted)51.059225.731
genuine (not sarcastic)50.9104128.1203
unambiguous (not mysterious)50.9108527.8192
open-book (not secretive)50.968127.528
bashful (not exhibitionist)50.965525.928
reclusive (not social)50.289926.0101
🐒 (not 🐩)50.889728.368
metrosexual (not macho)50.2126825.721
sensitive (not thick-skinned)50.790325.2187
🐀 (not 🐘)50.798027.786
💀 (not 🎃)50.3105928.230
opinionated (not neutral)50.7176028.531
expressive (not monotone)50.7126426.531
air (not earth)50.462328.828
paranoid (not naive)50.4131822.936

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Lucius Fox (0.85)
  2. Lucius Fox (0.836)
  3. Geordi La Forge (0.824)
  4. Charlie Young (0.817)
  5. Samantha Carter (0.808)
  6. Melinda Warner (0.806)
  7. Joan Watson (0.805)
  8. Janet Fraiser (0.803)
  9. Jemma Simmons (0.787)
  10. Alfred Pennyworth (0.786)
  1. Arturo Roman (-0.621)
  2. The Deep (-0.604)
  3. Ziggy Sobotka (-0.579)
  4. Krusty the Clown (-0.574)
  5. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.571)
  6. Janice Soprano (-0.567)
  7. Nelson Muntz (-0.566)
  8. Frank Gallagher (-0.566)
  9. Pierce Hawthorne (-0.552)
  10. Jonah Ryan (-0.547)

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

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


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