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Morpheus Personality Statistics

Morpheus is a character from The Matrix. 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
pro (not noob)93.8289.845
driven (not unambitious)93.05413.4478
persistent (not quitter)92.78410.953
self-disciplined (not disorganized)92.45211.4438
master (not apprentice)91.83613.9228
diligent (not lazy)91.710811.1457
important (not irrelevant)91.54712.1110
coordinated (not clumsy)91.33812.3456
confident (not insecure)91.12513.2447
high IQ (not low IQ)91.110311.4523
loyal (not traitorous)91.010914.5444
captain (not first-mate)90.05318.2489
competent (not incompetent)89.810812.7428
charismatic (not uninspiring)89.44513.0513
deep (not shallow)89.41011.242
bold (not shy)89.316013.1459
egalitarian (not racist)88.87711.437
eloquent (not unpolished)88.55316.1531
workaholic (not slacker)88.213616.2285
heroic (not villainous)87.811615.3434
decisive (not hesitant)87.75912.6439
mighty (not puny)87.16713.9461
alpha (not beta)87.111418.7416
street-smart (not sheltered)86.99917.1460
resourceful (not helpless)86.616416.1279
wise (not foolish)86.44115.9470
conspiracist (not sheeple)86.33218.6397
masculine (not feminine)86.214314.8471
extraordinary (not mundane)86.17416.7496
studious (not goof-off)85.812713.837
legit (not scrub)85.86515.969
calm (not anxious)85.71717.8402
emancipated (not enslaved)85.63522.4419
mature (not juvenile)85.57017.9270
genius (not dunce)85.29814.4460
treasure (not trash)84.714818.554
dominant (not submissive)84.618416.1483
cool (not dorky)84.65119.446
introspective (not not introspective)84.32518.8106
resolute (not wavering)84.25621.666
high-tech (not low-tech)84.07521.0411
confidential (not gossiping)84.013518.9522
alert (not oblivious)83.910922.259
deliberate (not spontaneous)83.611919.2484
📈 (not 📉)83.51618.629
stylish (not slovenly)83.410520.3451
serious (not playful)83.314118.6445
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)82.915119.150
mysterious (not unambiguous)82.85521.0588
altruistic (not selfish)82.48519.8444
neat (not messy)82.413918.4421
inspiring (not cringeworthy)82.45218.7265
interesting (not tiresome)82.310119.7424
active (not slothful)82.224520.3437
👽 (not 🤡)82.12116.045
worldly (not innocent)82.115322.2434
🧗 (not 🛌)81.812221.396
prestigious (not disreputable)81.610620.8433
tactful (not indiscreet)81.65418.863
🎩 (not 🧢)81.611819.459
rebellious (not obedient)81.618524.3452
arcane (not mainstream)81.56521.0443
focused on the future (not focused on the present)81.11322.5472
resistant (not resigned)80.97625.6411
open to new experinces (not uncreative)80.715721.8476
tasteful (not lewd)80.29420.0403
assertive (not passive)80.127322.4483
self-assured (not self-conscious)79.518027.7420
go-getter (not slugabed)79.227223.941
works hard (not plays hard)79.222724.6427
technophile (not luddite)79.18025.7429
human (not animalistic)78.623023.1447
night owl (not morning lark)78.615221.3381
🌟 (not 💩)78.625324.350
metaphorical (not literal)78.51923.4412
manicured (not scruffy)78.531322.3509
healthy (not sickly)78.323620.1490
compersive (not jealous)78.14619.4402
genuine (not sarcastic)78.111323.7467
tall (not short)77.812916.8445
sober (not indulgent)77.56024.7431
devout (not heathen)77.57526.7404
respectful (not rude)77.419420.5495
suspicious (not awkward)77.417917.4407
bossy (not meek)77.431120.2442
stoic (not expressive)77.09023.6448
civilized (not barbaric)77.027222.0442
🦇 (not 🐿)77.08520.446
🤺 (not 🏌)76.923525.158
thick-skinned (not sensitive)76.88723.1525
philosophical (not real)76.62325.5397
unorthodox (not traditional)76.617325.0268
patient (not impatient)76.57923.4248
stable (not moody)76.43823.9444
intellectual (not physical)76.326519.1428
optimistic (not pessimistic)76.311425.2436
fresh (not stinky)76.223922.593
liberal (not conservative)76.215523.438
🤐 (not 😜)76.211526.064
curious (not apathetic)76.117525.7424
soulful (not soulless)76.133523.9285
political (not nonpolitical)76.014230.4402
armoured (not vulnerable)75.920922.2430
charming (not awkward)75.921020.9439
hard (not soft)75.919921.1457
open-minded (not close-minded)75.512127.6494
urban (not rural)75.222524.786
🧠 (not 💪)75.230226.148
deviant (not average)74.923322.4414
cryptic (not straightforward)74.83426.8431
nurturing (not poisonous)74.824820.9190
involved (not remote)74.621625.1447
extreme (not moderate)74.629025.6423
pure (not debased)74.516623.1428
complicated (not simple)74.326326.3431
hard (not soft)74.122423.7276
obsessed (not aloof)74.117925.9473
🐮 (not 🐷)74.02521.372
existentialist (not nihilist)73.85329.2224
🐘 (not 🐀)73.28929.091
utilitarian (not decorative)73.122423.2239
strict (not lenient)72.723324.0426
smooth (not rough)72.712426.5429
scheduled (not spontaneous)72.630526.0436
highbrow (not lowbrow)72.620725.7416
logical (not emotional)72.514127.1430
formal (not intimate)72.415628.791
spiritual (not skeptical)72.26731.1417
attractive (not repulsive)72.241020.5441
quiet (not loud)72.217923.6455
equitable (not hypocritical)72.116124.1236
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)71.715528.5388
industrial (not domestic)71.612725.5228
hoarder (not unprepared)71.514319.1398
thick (not thin)71.413419.9390
rational (not whimsical)71.428428.4413
chaste (not lustful)71.19624.3405
purple (not orange)70.69327.2364
kind (not cruel)70.543720.8489
refined (not rugged)70.330726.0465
honorable (not cunning)70.125929.2458
methodical (not astonishing)70.026028.7438
creative (not conventional)69.722929.1429
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)69.729728.4445
minimalist (not pack rat)69.615028.741
reserved (not chatty)69.523226.0465
monastic (not hedonist)69.44630.637
independent (not codependent)69.336230.7515
valedictorian (not drop out)68.743328.654
orderly (not chaotic)68.631628.9435
proper (not scandalous)68.225929.5418
communal (not individualist)68.19132.2273
cautious (not impulsive)68.024427.7497
old (not young)67.923216.0400
sensible (not ludicrous)67.833026.7415
zany (not regular)67.829423.853
playful (not shy)67.243821.8430
hipster (not basic)67.210126.2414
biased (not impartial)67.040428.8421
gendered (not androgynous)67.069332.5233
scientific (not artistic)66.832228.3438
brave (not careful)66.835330.5445
angelic (not demonic)66.731822.4429
complimentary (not insulting)66.627724.0267
bookish (not sporty)66.642026.0413
fast (not slow)66.542927.8426
feminist (not sexist)66.543421.866
private (not gregarious)66.436128.7437
weird (not normal)66.333325.9462
backdoor (not official)66.330732.8483
ferocious (not pacifist)66.239227.4434
idealist (not realist)66.121634.6263
edgy (not politically correct)66.135929.0427
guarded (not open)66.052428.3440
🥾 (not 👟)66.023128.752
😇 (not 😈)65.930028.254
cosmopolitan (not provincial)65.722929.9379
🤠 (not 🤑)65.732728.343
😏 (not 😬)65.527530.147
anarchist (not statist)65.420232.273
straight (not queer)65.264328.6221
reasonable (not deranged)65.135229.149
😊 (not 🤣)65.135127.553
reclusive (not social)65.024429.185
reasoned (not instinctual)64.719831.8474
work-first (not family-first)64.736633.1528
outlaw (not sheriff)64.632033.4448
fortunate (not unlucky)64.521324.9410
cooperative (not competitive)64.019432.2418
neurotypical (not autistic)63.859328.2411
humorless (not funny)63.820526.8462
beautiful (not ugly)63.661425.4260
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)63.332031.839
sorrowful (not cheery)63.140523.3413
spicy (not mild)62.845425.8422
avant-garde (not classical)62.621030.6267
theoretical (not empirical)62.35831.9422
bright (not depressed)62.329526.3418
specialist (not generalist)62.036932.4267
😎 (not 🧐)61.733335.754
🤔 (not 🤫)61.632434.546
child free (not pronatalist)61.547232.5350
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)61.316328.652
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)61.331131.893
nerd (not jock)61.145526.1460
🤖 (not 👻)61.127131.035
🐐 (not 🦒)61.141934.285
scholarly (not crafty)61.024230.0482
modern (not historical)60.938431.2413
disarming (not creepy)60.956526.7214
penny-pincher (not overspender)60.938327.983
accepting (not judgemental)60.430129.9407
repetitive (not varied)59.742527.6194
rigid (not flexible)59.441830.5412
good-humored (not angry)59.341024.0419
no-nonsense (not dramatic)59.334632.2239
kinky (not vanilla)59.136228.6389
patriotic (not unpatriotic)59.060333.047
frugal (not lavish)58.742627.3377
gracious (not feisty)58.715928.8529
pretentious (not unassuming)58.646230.443
🧕 (not 💃)58.521828.481
direct (not roundabout)58.359633.5406
serious (not bold)58.331131.5437
builder (not explorer)58.235933.6523
sad (not happy)57.851221.7452
😀 (not 😭)57.832825.851
demure (not vain)57.733327.4406
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)57.738232.152
abstract (not concrete)57.428236.652
wholesome (not salacious)57.245230.255
extrovert (not introvert)56.349029.7432
objective (not subjective)56.128333.1241
🐩 (not 🐒)55.943132.437
cold (not warm)55.839926.7427
outsider (not insider)55.843137.3403
monochrome (not multicolored)55.840534.6217
democratic (not authoritarian)55.745432.2402
bitter (not sweet)55.644625.2464
imaginative (not practical)55.527732.7483
rich (not poor)55.453826.9402
permanent (not transient)55.448433.1225
mad (not glad)55.051428.061
miserable (not joyful)55.055026.539
forgiving (not vengeful)54.843229.1419
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)54.646031.5407
leisurely (not hurried)54.135828.6500
sane (not crazy)54.141929.251
trusting (not suspicious)53.934032.9428
western (not eastern)53.867832.578
precise (not vague)53.662932.9415
down2earth (not head@clouds)53.452532.9470
warm (not quarrelsome)52.839926.9423
theist (not atheist)52.834037.4272
socialist (not libertarian)52.325435.4387
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)52.348631.863
trusting (not charming)52.238930.8437
🦄 (not 🐴)51.839337.258
literary (not mathematical)51.656531.9449
🙃 (not 🥰)51.646732.2106
tense (not relaxed)51.375631.3455
💝 (not 💔)51.349132.877
wild (not tame)51.258029.4441
well behaved (not mischievous)51.138531.9445
🥴 (not 🥳)51.057322.440
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')50.748631.7317
flamboyant (not modest)50.643031.2451
humble (not arrogant)50.638828.7453

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Gandalf (0.853)
  2. Michael Scofield (0.836)
  3. Albus Dumbledore (0.824)
  4. Victor Laszlo (0.824)
  5. Trinity (0.822)
  1. A.J. Soprano (-0.573)
  2. Barney Gumble (-0.569)
  3. Mike McLintock (-0.553)
  4. James Taggart (-0.55)
  5. Theon Greyjoy (-0.535)

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: ENFJ (r = 0.64)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.59)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.58)
  4. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.55)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.53)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.52)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.51)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.4)
  9. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.32)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.3)
  11. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.29)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.28)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.27)
  14. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.27)
  15. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.21)
  16. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.19)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.16)
  18. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.16)
  19. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.15)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.11)
  21. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.11)
  22. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.1)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.05)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.04)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.02)

Notes

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