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The Oracle Personality Statistics

The Oracle 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
queen (not princess)92.93811.221
confident (not insecure)92.5269.9431
master (not apprentice)92.25712.0263
perceptive (not unobservant)92.2668.828
wise (not foolish)92.11113.8441
high IQ (not low IQ)92.013512.9471
sage (not whippersnapper)90.9418.136
intellectual (not physical)90.07816.3392
🧠 (not 💪)89.87817.580
calm (not anxious)89.7615.1475
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)89.7712.228
giving (not receiving)89.23510.024
knowledgeable (not ignorant)89.013320.733
love-focused (not money-focused)88.911917.714
enlightened (not lost)88.2919.727
mature (not juvenile)87.48017.1265
metaphorical (not literal)87.2518.7469
deep (not shallow)87.23117.479
competent (not incompetent)87.125217.6429
important (not irrelevant)86.723115.9107
spiritual (not skeptical)86.51720.0446
genius (not dunce)86.511915.3462
persistent (not quitter)86.550019.642
patient (not impatient)86.42718.9244
mysterious (not unambiguous)86.14019.8463
good-cook (not bad-cook)86.02817.322
soulful (not soulless)85.920419.2249
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)85.63517.589
bookish (not sporty)85.523215.9417
warm (not quarrelsome)85.34516.6400
prestigious (not disreputable)85.27917.7437
compersive (not jealous)85.11415.7343
egalitarian (not racist)85.031515.968
civilized (not barbaric)84.919217.3443
motivated (not unmotivated)84.950022.821
good-humored (not angry)84.811116.0381
wholesome (not salacious)84.89116.747
charismatic (not uninspiring)84.521017.8502
🎨 (not 🏀)84.417620.728
nurturing (not poisonous)84.015116.6204
extraordinary (not mundane)83.718422.6467
interesting (not tiresome)83.713718.5411
pro (not noob)83.732224.072
cryptic (not straightforward)83.61421.3451
old (not young)83.512617.1438
vintage (not trendy)83.514415.231
philosophical (not real)82.91022.4405
leisurely (not hurried)82.83217.9464
relaxed (not tense)82.62620.4424
chill (not offended)82.63513.528
warm (not cold)82.515120.0443
arcane (not mainstream)82.36721.5412
devoted (not unfaithful)82.149920.724
mighty (not puny)82.025218.5398
playful (not shy)82.032115.6422
rhythmic (not stuttering)82.016715.524
treasure (not trash)81.836220.974
not genocidal (not genocidal)81.825629.016
self-assured (not self-conscious)81.716827.1441
legit (not scrub)81.723218.8110
bold (not shy)81.562817.4464
vegan (not cannibal)81.57518.324
open-minded (not close-minded)81.39924.3494
reassuring (not fearmongering)81.39719.023
coordinated (not clumsy)81.235920.8407
resourceful (not helpless)81.150420.8266
indie (not pop)81.111926.519
decisive (not hesitant)81.029221.0450
🌟 (not 💩)81.034023.667
charming (not awkward)80.922420.7432
independent (not codependent)80.925626.5445
tasteful (not lewd)80.612719.2416
bright (not depressed)80.67520.9405
diligent (not lazy)80.475019.8380
kind (not cruel)80.241819.7418
alert (not oblivious)80.230023.349
never cries (not often crying)80.120320.117
pure (not debased)80.113220.9422
opinionated (not jealous)80.118723.719
eloquent (not unpolished)80.027523.2468
self-disciplined (not disorganized)79.948023.1420
altruistic (not selfish)79.918320.2429
worldly (not innocent)79.833924.3459
abstract (not concrete)79.76626.860
stable (not moody)79.52923.9378
asexual (not sexual)79.47227.034
on-time (not tardy)79.440226.338
introspective (not not introspective)79.311421.891
angelic (not demonic)79.119321.2473
inspiring (not cringeworthy)79.116621.1276
feminine (not masculine)79.025817.4454
loyal (not traitorous)79.064222.1386
forgiving (not vengeful)78.716420.7429
romantic (not dispassionate)78.629814.536
flower child (not goth)78.328226.923
street-smart (not sheltered)78.035824.4394
English (not German)78.033723.336
thinker (not doer)77.95227.842
Italian (not Swedish)77.812618.824
deliberate (not spontaneous)77.733527.1404
pointed (not random)77.746028.332
summer (not winter)77.623224.920
self-improving (not self-destructive)77.59923.226
joyful (not miserable)77.412419.257
smooth (not rough)77.39422.5408
domestic (not industrial)77.37123.2250
believable (not poorly-written)77.341718.730
respectful (not rude)77.133422.0434
cooperative (not competitive)77.012224.0413
heroic (not villainous)77.054519.2425
😇 (not 😈)77.021819.467
Greek (not Roman)77.0823.721
clean (not perverted)77.039822.136
quirky (not predictable)76.914821.623
creative (not conventional)76.823425.1409
feminist (not sexist)76.747521.863
musical (not off-key)76.710425.532
glad (not mad)76.413320.754
loveable (not punchable)76.429424.725
open to new experinces (not uncreative)76.344626.0443
complicated (not simple)76.337928.5388
reasonable (not deranged)76.227022.560
devout (not heathen)76.211726.1419
😊 (not 🤣)76.120326.447
nerd (not jock)75.941623.0381
sweet (not bitter)75.824321.3393
😀 (not 😭)75.714423.864
badass (not weakass)75.663724.234
emancipated (not enslaved)75.528027.0409
human (not animalistic)75.549926.3413
white knight (not bad boy)75.533021.223
🤠 (not 🤑)75.424521.539
protagonist (not antagonist)75.448129.024
alpha (not beta)75.249227.0404
slow-talking (not fast-talking)75.26520.325
expressive (not monotone)75.137827.121
multicolored (not monochrome)75.018528.2262
resolute (not wavering)75.034225.950
high standards (not desperate)75.033520.543
🐘 (not 🐀)74.911027.180
focused on the future (not focused on the present)74.78927.6436
accepting (not judgemental)74.719327.2382
conspiracist (not sheeple)74.631523.1378
valedictorian (not drop out)74.554527.144
🦄 (not 🐴)74.518625.849
funny (not humorless)74.136421.2443
roundabout (not direct)74.14529.4437
existentialist (not nihilist)74.08927.7228
dominant (not submissive)73.958522.2420
equitable (not hypocritical)73.919024.2275
prideful (not envious)73.840117.826
sunny (not gloomy)73.726222.035
profound (not ironic)73.69428.232
cautious (not impulsive)73.424724.1408
disarming (not creepy)73.445323.8210
trolling (not triggered)73.48418.331
pacifist (not ferocious)73.315526.1384
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)73.248926.120
complimentary (not insulting)73.228923.1240
still (not twitchy)73.112027.137
tactful (not indiscreet)73.030027.158
👽 (not 🤡)73.017724.954
thick (not thin)72.920516.8399
💝 (not 💔)72.724527.095
confidential (not gossiping)72.653427.8493
washed (not muddy)72.636923.421
fresh (not stinky)72.257225.090
optimistic (not pessimistic)71.827624.0413
vibrant (not geriatric)71.849030.732
rebellious (not obedient)71.854226.6380
empath (not psychopath)71.650029.235
fortunate (not unlucky)71.617324.2383
genuine (not sarcastic)71.232228.1451
cat person (not dog person)71.225433.324
poetic (not factual)71.116029.138
hoarder (not unprepared)71.126019.1367
chaste (not lustful)71.015324.9384
sensible (not ludicrous)70.941925.2371
generous (not stingy)70.944326.338
vague (not precise)70.98830.2382
gatherer (not hunter)70.730425.923
studious (not goof-off)70.667929.349
frugal (not lavish)70.530624.1371
grateful (not entitled)70.430025.233
secretive (not open-book)70.451629.141
refined (not rugged)70.345324.2395
demure (not vain)70.220824.7411
overachiever (not underachiever)70.079724.434
interested (not bored)69.855727.728
happy (not sad)69.720623.1423
backdoor (not official)69.735729.0470
metrosexual (not macho)69.738624.930
attentive (not interrupting)69.733030.835
realistic (not ambitious)69.713331.041
cheery (not sorrowful)69.626523.9422
curious (not apathetic)69.652527.2423
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)69.527027.9380
deep (not epic)69.411331.932
artistic (not scientific)69.432527.8386
cultured (not rustic)69.444329.016
natural-talent (not hard-work)69.313232.850
humble (not arrogant)69.230827.1392
historical (not modern)69.130325.0382
weird (not normal)69.049324.9421
healthy (not sickly)68.871125.6409
communal (not individualist)68.612132.6259
stoic (not hypochondriac)68.635831.222
efficient (not overprepared)68.544124.036
proper (not scandalous)68.440127.9381
beautiful (not ugly)68.192827.5263
🐿 (not 🦇)68.142029.150
penny-pincher (not overspender)68.035222.981
serene (not pensive)68.01729.318
cool (not dorky)67.747929.246
lighthearted (not intense)67.220126.039
narcissistic (not low self esteem)67.251825.836
freelance (not corporate)67.157634.530
thick-skinned (not sensitive)67.040730.8456
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)67.043830.353
sturdy (not flimsy)67.069029.923
freak (not normie)67.044623.441
😏 (not 😬)66.941329.837
low-tech (not high-tech)66.840631.0423
driven (not unambitious)66.8115129.7379
👻 (not 🤖)66.831729.945
extrovert (not introvert)66.655628.9423
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)66.641128.155
🎩 (not 🧢)66.652030.544
short (not tall)66.631920.6399
flourishing (not traumatized)66.614627.421
water (not fire)66.427728.630
theist (not atheist)66.423031.9233
deviant (not average)66.357327.2360
cocky (not timid)66.280723.627
impartial (not biased)66.14431.0403
ranged (not melee)66.123833.220
attractive (not repulsive)65.987723.0403
circular (not linear)65.820333.129
wooden (not plastic)65.665528.424
liberal (not conservative)65.557427.857
zany (not regular)65.553723.739
fantastical (not realistic)65.437531.740
unorthodox (not traditional)65.353333.2268
bossy (not meek)65.283824.7411
highbrow (not lowbrow)65.255827.8371
specialist (not generalist)65.247432.4246
tailor (not blacksmith)65.261931.724
chosen one (not everyman)65.145527.719
literary (not mathematical)65.049830.7431
oxymoron (not tautology)65.024425.47
trusting (not suspicious)64.835029.4381
theoretical (not empirical)64.87832.5419
captain (not first-mate)64.854734.5426
non-gamer (not gamer)64.860931.429
📈 (not 📉)64.459431.556
OCD (not ADHD)64.469830.836
scheduled (not spontaneous)64.267034.8417
spelunker (not claustrophobic)64.251429.030
touchy-feely (not distant)64.238326.025
chatty (not reserved)64.154428.6402
quiet (not loud)64.142427.4379
workaholic (not slacker)63.7101725.4228
go-getter (not slugabed)63.7110126.845
pronatalist (not child free)63.526130.5327
manicured (not scruffy)63.579926.8456
spicy (not mild)63.371827.9433
intimate (not formal)63.045328.9106
expressive (not stoic)62.964631.0408
loose (not tight)62.929429.440
hipster (not basic)62.826429.1372
moist (not dry)62.835530.630
builder (not explorer)62.744032.1499
gendered (not androgynous)62.6121634.1213
lover (not fighter)62.548132.128
orderly (not chaotic)62.361731.2415
neutral (not opinionated)62.16234.232
contrarian (not yes-man)62.164627.712
French (not Russian)62.057627.722
jaded (not innocent)62.080732.814
unassuming (not pretentious)61.930631.061
sober (not indulgent)61.742730.4418
minimalist (not pack rat)61.747630.142
aloof (not obsessed)61.69626.7374
democratic (not authoritarian)61.656632.1376
suspicious (not awkward)61.680123.6420
luddite (not technophile)61.641232.3364
soft (not hard)61.548527.1412
family-first (not work-first)61.557430.9429
🥰 (not 🙃)61.551333.188
🐮 (not 🐷)61.545930.562
rock (not rap)61.5115527.117
honorable (not cunning)61.367032.0448
proactive (not reactive)61.326327.716
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)61.269129.1372
giggling (not chortling)61.028224.116
monastic (not hedonist)60.926327.847
reliable (not experimental)60.963931.035
factual (not exaggerating)60.954630.626
neat (not messy)60.780328.3412
blissful (not haunted)60.626329.929
frank (not sugarcoated)60.698525.814
logical (not emotional)60.547331.6442
armoured (not vulnerable)60.577929.6388
charming (not trusting)60.459930.1391
accommodating (not stubborn)60.422431.050
one-faced (not two-faced)60.484031.629
analysis (not common sense)60.461135.319
exuberant (not subdued)60.369832.036
slow (not fast)60.022329.5406
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)59.977532.915
playful (not serious)59.844524.9450
purple (not orange)59.746130.2330
soft (not hard)59.550727.5271
imaginative (not practical)59.441133.0392
sane (not crazy)59.453928.554
🥳 (not 🥴)59.437729.458
radical (not centrist)59.456430.220
exhibitionist (not bashful)59.379230.826
astonishing (not methodical)59.238133.8417
gracious (not feisty)59.225830.3509
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)59.062530.6416
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)59.056830.057
morning lark (not night owl)58.940829.6311
😜 (not 🤐)58.955932.744
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)58.895233.138
modest (not flamboyant)58.669031.7388
🧕 (not 💃)58.629930.6101
dramatic (not comedic)58.694130.431
no-nonsense (not dramatic)58.354432.4209
flexible (not rigid)57.944530.4424
flirtatious (not prudish)57.970022.815
stylish (not slovenly)57.885828.5383
mischievous (not well behaved)57.778930.2439
works hard (not plays hard)57.794226.8386
anarchist (not statist)57.754231.697
active (not slothful)57.6123726.9361
insider (not outsider)57.648135.9394
patriotic (not unpatriotic)57.5101728.863
🧐 (not 😎)57.557534.652
lenient (not strict)57.455027.7394
remote (not involved)57.318231.3398
Pepsi (not Coke)57.332434.526
edgy (not politically correct)57.174928.2369
long-winded (not concise)57.152332.225
👟 (not 🥾)56.864433.955
consistent (not variable)56.881937.022
fixable (not unfixable)56.881233.320
🤔 (not 🤫)56.578638.351
outlaw (not sheriff)56.468531.4449
🎃 (not 💀)56.458733.023
unemotional (not emotional)56.333730.316
varied (not repetitive)56.236230.1207
folksy (not presidential)56.257133.031
cheesy (not chic)56.272026.022
down2earth (not head@clouds)56.174833.6447
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)56.138028.561
socialist (not libertarian)56.024234.1372
sleepy (not frenzied)55.910726.627
resistant (not resigned)55.8118132.6415
chivalrous (not businesslike)55.862636.038
🐐 (not 🦒)55.793535.497
cynical (not gullible)55.590729.622
neurotypical (not autistic)55.4121630.0354
poor (not rich)55.452327.4371
provincial (not cosmopolitan)55.457731.6411
social (not reclusive)55.177732.791
assertive (not passive)54.6111031.8411
moderate (not extreme)54.546930.7386
earth (not air)54.597736.030
eastern (not western)54.420832.777
bold (not serious)54.378030.2403
open (not guarded)54.132330.9406
🤺 (not 🏌)54.0114232.659
privileged (not oppressed)54.0101027.828
machiavellian (not transparent)54.071933.723
urban (not rural)53.9107931.9101
thrifty (not extravagant)53.972734.028
demanding (not unchallenging)53.9120327.335
paranoid (not naive)53.993225.622
tame (not wild)53.757430.3404
classical (not avant-garde)53.584232.5202
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)53.470430.619
straight (not queer)53.1124427.5192
objective (not subjective)53.062435.1262
always down (not picky)52.851424.823
whimsical (not rational)52.558432.4428
instinctual (not reasoned)52.188237.1455
🥶 (not 🥵)52.064627.529
scholarly (not crafty)51.960832.1464
🛌 (not 🧗)51.954029.477
🐒 (not 🐩)51.771233.339
idealist (not realist)51.571634.1279
brave (not careful)51.4102431.4433
political (not nonpolitical)51.493335.4392
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.169332.1297
vanilla (not kinky)51.077329.1360
transient (not permanent)50.166036.3201
preppy (not punk rock)50.893631.025
private (not gregarious)50.7100332.4401
decorative (not utilitarian)50.752430.8215

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Guinan (0.898)
  2. Iroh (0.87)
  3. Albus Dumbledore (0.82)
  4. Gandalf (0.806)
  5. Derrial Book (0.803)
  6. Dr. Sean Maguire (0.79)
  7. Obi-Wan Kenobi (0.765)
  8. Dale Cooper (0.763)
  9. Lester Freamon (0.76)
  10. Alice Cullen (0.747)
  1. Topper (-0.635)
  2. Arturo Roman (-0.62)
  3. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.617)
  4. Nick Dunne (-0.602)
  5. Brad Bellick (-0.601)
  6. James Taggart (-0.591)
  7. The Deep (-0.589)
  8. Jonah Ryan (-0.585)
  9. Theon Greyjoy (-0.575)
  10. Joey Donner (-0.567)

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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