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Nick Fury Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Nick Fury is a character from Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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 500 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
leader (not follower)97.7184.916
thinker (not feeler)94.855.26
parental (not childlike)94.33310.510
secretive (not open-book)93.82011.391
masculine (not feminine)92.78110.8688
dominant (not submissive)92.67710.9731
handshakes (not hugs)92.610010.912
focused (not absentminded)92.015310.08
badass (not weakass)91.815316.971
grumpy (not cheery)91.8489.06
unfrivolous (not goofy)91.7368.411
bold (not shy)91.618413.1682
guarded (not open)91.34512.6686
driven (not unambitious)91.215013.1581
confident (not insecure)91.15012.7668
never cries (not often crying)91.13218.156
diligent (not lazy)91.024112.1672
insomniac (not slumbering)91.02311.65
bossy (not meek)90.911111.5619
workaholic (not slacker)90.813513.2431
self-disciplined (not disorganized)90.415113.8637
master (not apprentice)90.411114.9374
coordinated (not clumsy)90.410713.5672
captain (not first-mate)90.39417.9656
questioning (not believing)90.33211.27
confidential (not gossiping)90.25715.6659
persistent (not quitter)90.232214.3178
alpha (not beta)90.012116.4597
pro (not noob)90.016417.0205
resourceful (not helpless)89.915814.7475
perceptive (not unobservant)89.915215.088
sturdy (not flimsy)89.85815.276
assertive (not passive)89.78716.9622
high IQ (not low IQ)89.325811.7548
accurate (not off target)88.98617.37
alert (not oblivious)88.87515.5216
competent (not incompetent)88.724015.6567
proud (not apologetic)88.72379.46
decisive (not hesitant)88.68515.0698
worldly (not innocent)88.38013.6638
motivated (not unmotivated)88.340314.974
opinionated (not jealous)87.92312.362
private (not gregarious)87.85316.5691
hard (not soft)87.78515.6705
distant (not touchy-feely)87.65815.448
demanding (not unchallenging)87.520318.6116
serious (not playful)87.312316.8673
queen (not princess)87.212720.050
insightful (not generic)87.2906.911
straight edge (not junkie)87.020613.58
harsh (not gentle)86.91349.57
skeptical (not spiritual)86.88017.0613
armoured (not vulnerable)86.77117.9605
thick-skinned (not sensitive)86.71418.0532
street-smart (not sheltered)86.716919.4571
coarse (not delicate)86.213218.6137
unstirring (not quivering)86.211218.511
suspicious (not awkward)86.16615.9662
strong identity (not social chameleon)85.922010.916
tense (not relaxed)85.621617.8662
uptight (not easy)85.618912.79
entrepreneur (not employee)85.628117.715
logical (not emotional)85.65516.5741
world traveler (not homebody)85.613720.610
work-first (not family-first)85.216319.9686
hard (not soft)85.213517.2445
frank (not sugarcoated)85.219523.262
intense (not lighthearted)85.026020.0101
self-assured (not self-conscious)84.88621.8599
militaristic (not hippie)84.825013.89
wise (not foolish)84.712314.9712
anti-prank (not prankster)84.618826.89
rational (not whimsical)84.59519.3628
studious (not goof-off)84.528818.2176
deliberate (not spontaneous)84.316720.2621
overachiever (not underachiever)84.334222.084
strict (not lenient)84.115218.0682
fighter (not lover)84.17817.089
egalitarian (not racist)83.948817.9184
mysterious (not unambiguous)83.110321.9624
go-getter (not slugabed)83.135517.2164
pointed (not random)83.127518.386
genius (not dunce)82.727015.3754
legit (not scrub)82.723020.4270
down2earth (not head@clouds)82.511022.6650
high-tech (not low-tech)82.517221.0703
tight (not loose)82.517616.694
devoted (not unfaithful)82.561218.950
cynical (not gullible)82.521921.752
mature (not juvenile)82.422019.8421
ferocious (not pacifist)82.427018.6642
active (not slothful)82.448619.7605
important (not irrelevant)82.255921.3324
mighty (not puny)82.129319.1627
lion (not zebra)82.034723.88
scientific (not artistic)81.920218.5667
winter (not summer)81.912421.652
analytical (not intuitive)81.913013.211
emancipated (not enslaved)81.713819.8617
unemotional (not emotional)81.74020.353
dispassionate (not romantic)81.64218.468
factual (not poetic)81.410722.484
paranoid (not naive)81.28720.962
independent (not codependent)81.231025.3682
utilitarian (not decorative)81.28819.8368
works hard (not plays hard)81.132824.1640
suspicious (not trusting)81.126723.7683
cool (not dorky)81.018622.3181
conspiracist (not sheeple)80.719621.4474
goth (not flower child)80.611720.549
complicated (not simple)80.532823.1587
gendered (not androgynous)80.558425.1275
direct (not roundabout)80.331426.7652
businesslike (not chivalrous)80.317620.9100
reserved (not chatty)80.220821.4678
knowledgeable (not ignorant)80.247718.676
machiavellian (not transparent)80.015120.760
savory (not sweet)80.022413.36
realistic (not fantastical)79.918824.389
withdrawn (not outgoing)79.811917.611
loyal (not traitorous)79.680221.4679
physicist (not photographer)79.518221.312
stoic (not expressive)79.410724.7636
resolute (not wavering)79.326625.5183
hard-work (not natural-talent)79.114622.697
high standards (not desperate)79.126623.0117
on-time (not tardy)79.151525.696
cold (not warm)79.021818.6571
hoarder (not unprepared)79.08216.5506
presidential (not folksy)79.021621.566
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)79.045623.569
straight (not queer)78.950225.7314
stubborn (not accommodating)78.954425.480
bitter (not sweet)78.824318.1656
punk rock (not preppy)78.822927.378
quarrelsome (not warm)78.731719.4669
rhythmic (not stuttering)78.737319.863
chronically single (not serial dater)78.740118.97
practical (not imaginative)78.628623.5664
gloomy (not sunny)78.626120.972
moderate (not gluttonous)78.628617.08
treasure (not trash)78.569420.6230
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)78.048822.1173
jaded (not innocent)77.944518.848
believable (not poorly-written)77.950015.982
noble (not jovial)77.829713.75
grounded (not fantasy-prone)77.727022.912
methodical (not astonishing)77.620124.1610
OCD (not ADHD)77.627322.679
haunted (not blissful)77.639519.5107
catty (not supportive)77.621912.45
nonconformist (not social climber)77.628525.07
rich (not poor)77.547817.4627
reclusive (not social)77.519022.2328
feisty (not gracious)77.443321.3552
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)77.425332.77
spicy (not mild)77.341821.4688
🏀 (not 🎨)77.126023.485
old (not young)77.025714.3668
unannoying (not annoying)77.018517.59
heroic (not villainous)76.871618.9642
spartan (not glamorous)76.631519.212
pensive (not serene)76.521621.685
🦇 (not 🐿)76.318823.8171
fire (not water)76.345728.686
wolf (not bear)76.331523.718
extreme (not moderate)76.154121.5557
night owl (not morning lark)76.141424.0434
real (not philosophical)76.122724.9466
still (not twitchy)76.110926.4102
tactful (not indiscreet)76.025627.3181
overthinker (not underthinker)76.056017.57
fussy (not sloppy)75.951312.58
scheduled (not spontaneous)75.945027.0684
narcissistic (not low self esteem)75.838918.983
industrial (not domestic)75.712022.8374
charismatic (not uninspiring)75.669822.8506
🧗 (not 🛌)75.648827.1314
enlightened (not lost)75.614622.969
neat (not messy)75.551523.8469
formal (not intimate)75.524028.1308
English (not German)75.562628.870
prideful (not envious)75.437823.195
cursed (not blessed)75.44189.810
inspiring (not cringeworthy)75.432422.7414
deep (not shallow)75.335923.0227
prudish (not flirtatious)75.315723.652
resistant (not resigned)75.338325.5655
opinionated (not neutral)75.394027.3100
realist (not idealist)75.220526.4446
vintage (not trendy)75.055726.382
💀 (not 🎃)75.027625.2102
cautious (not impulsive)74.727624.6647
🤐 (not 😜)74.729524.7195
prestigious (not disreputable)74.640424.5513
cocky (not timid)74.671421.974
authoritarian (not democratic)74.529323.7625
rigid (not flexible)74.529824.2637
urban (not rural)74.451525.1244
handy (not can't-fix-anything)74.358626.06
sorrowful (not cheery)74.337918.7626
builder (not explorer)74.313825.7649
patriotic (not unpatriotic)74.143923.6168
👽 (not 🤡)74.019822.7186
earth (not air)74.028227.495
macho (not metrosexual)73.918625.262
innovative (not routine)73.838422.79
neurotypical (not autistic)73.851724.2592
vengeful (not forgiving)73.744121.3645
sober (not indulgent)73.616827.5651
concrete (not abstract)73.628327.7194
fast (not slow)73.562322.6680
interesting (not tiresome)73.463325.1684
mad (not glad)73.440821.6190
extraordinary (not mundane)73.362324.1638
🤺 (not 🏌)73.167230.3188
🐮 (not 🐷)72.78523.2224
unfriendly (not friendly)72.425220.011
clean (not perverted)72.369523.084
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)72.333224.246
no-nonsense (not dramatic)72.327331.3293
atheist (not theist)72.343127.2381
blacksmith (not tailor)72.323324.768
meaningful (not pointless)72.385121.310
miserable (not joyful)72.245120.3192
🧠 (not 💪)72.277523.4200
judgemental (not accepting)72.143524.4475
pessimistic (not optimistic)72.131024.2647
compersive (not jealous)72.024522.3542
dry (not moist)72.021222.363
contrarian (not yes-man)72.042428.853
negative (not positive)71.933116.614
🥾 (not 👟)71.833230.5194
🌟 (not 💩)71.795227.5190
capitalist (not communist)71.747120.09
objective (not subjective)71.69726.5381
technophile (not luddite)71.624725.6603
tall (not short)71.151320.1725
chortling (not giggling)71.143526.462
mellow (not energetic)71.126623.312
focused on the future (not focused on the present)71.017825.5653
goal-oriented (not experience-oriented)70.948129.410
child free (not pronatalist)70.849630.2561
purple (not orange)70.625327.3527
edgy (not politically correct)70.652524.7615
factual (not exaggerating)70.540027.782
stoic (not hypochondriac)70.039928.952
frenzied (not sleepy)69.987622.058
🐐 (not 🦒)69.834429.1266
chaste (not lustful)69.723523.9541
thick (not thin)69.729421.3463
🐘 (not 🐀)69.728029.8287
arrogant (not humble)69.662122.8602
healthy (not sickly)69.685723.5683
rebellious (not obedient)69.678427.8599
monochrome (not multicolored)69.535730.9353
feminist (not sexist)69.589323.7240
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)69.294926.713
literal (not metaphorical)69.141229.1679
asexual (not sexual)69.123230.099
wooden (not plastic)69.164227.275
creator (not consumer)69.056932.711
🙃 (not 🥰)68.935329.4287
orderly (not chaotic)68.958127.8599
calm (not anxious)68.827627.7642
human (not animalistic)68.894526.3578
efficient (not overprepared)68.852231.5100
sarcastic (not genuine)68.746926.9687
flat (not bubbly)68.750129.27
kangaroo (not dolphin)68.725724.511
arcane (not mainstream)68.644826.7597
chic (not cheesy)68.636024.652
all-seeing (not blind)68.651027.39
hunter (not gatherer)68.563734.769
seemly (not inappropriate)68.569420.78
activist (not nonpartisan)68.567731.210
spelunker (not claustrophobic)68.442423.867
intellectual (not physical)68.479324.0633
serious (not bold)68.332029.2622
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)68.353833.08
cannibal (not vegan)68.244725.066
political (not nonpolitical)68.152830.9590
mathematical (not literary)68.125327.4560
sassy (not chill)68.187532.015
stylish (not slovenly)68.075227.4610
consistent (not variable)67.953730.467
rough (not smooth)67.842329.0680
deviant (not average)67.768325.6438
realistic (not ambitious)67.622632.672
earthly (not divine)67.568726.56
permanent (not transient)67.441829.6274
valedictorian (not drop out)67.491329.0164
resentful (not euphoric)67.367827.57
hygienic (not gross)67.2119818.56
real (not fake)67.0113023.411
mechanical (not natural)67.040320.717
fresh (not stinky)66.994927.7282
🥶 (not 🥵)66.528730.984
insulting (not complimentary)66.448025.2420
prying (not unmeddlesome)66.496129.07
sensible (not ludicrous)66.369828.9614
sage (not whippersnapper)66.331929.165
monotone (not expressive)66.326732.066
introspective (not not introspective)66.175628.8261
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)66.050325.886
sad (not happy)65.973618.6654
evolutionist (not creationist)65.956029.711
cultured (not rustic)65.868828.851
picky (not always down)65.857629.358
empirical (not theoretical)65.631930.0598
rugged (not refined)65.552028.3672
Russian (not French)65.524326.148
epic (not deep)65.537831.874
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)65.471531.28
exhibitionist (not bashful)65.371031.772
hurried (not leisurely)65.253826.7623
non-gamer (not gamer)65.276032.773
cat person (not dog person)65.252136.973
things-person (not people-person)65.248537.112
clinical (not heartfelt)65.141330.19
sheriff (not outlaw)65.061530.1701
📈 (not 📉)65.075032.1180
Roman (not Greek)65.026228.962
offended (not chill)65.067927.170
resists change (not likes change)64.992524.68
angry (not good-humored)64.947625.1609
unorthodox (not traditional)64.872129.9433
charming (not awkward)64.685726.6702
obsessed (not aloof)64.676529.5616
fearmongering (not reassuring)64.346030.846
concise (not long-winded)64.345832.449
kinky (not vanilla)64.258727.5585
reasonable (not deranged)64.178025.0196
western (not eastern)64.075632.4236
🐴 (not 🦄)64.069334.8169
dramatic (not comedic)64.098626.881
🤫 (not 🤔)63.920935.2188
freak (not normie)63.968826.192
writer (not reader)63.944735.916
specialist (not generalist)63.868031.5415
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)63.739133.0178
money-focused (not love-focused)63.741625.443
altruistic (not selfish)63.678524.7679
pretentious (not unassuming)63.570827.1171
impatient (not patient)63.488132.3342
wild (not tame)63.390527.2574
playful (not shy)63.1106523.3551
crafty (not scholarly)63.082930.7603
linear (not circular)62.939632.267
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)62.648630.5309
original (not cliché)62.668024.25
highbrow (not lowbrow)62.583026.7517
ranged (not melee)62.248830.566
psychopath (not empath)62.247823.190
spirited (not lifeless)62.2131626.98
precise (not vague)62.0100231.5475
disturbing (not enchanting)62.048618.96
extravagant (not thrifty)61.764729.374
off-key (not musical)61.665028.565
comfortable (not awkward)61.681232.512
tasteful (not lewd)61.5100527.0619
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)61.536131.8175
insider (not outsider)61.441833.2460
civilized (not barbaric)61.3111125.5647
eloquent (not unpolished)61.397729.4507
competitive (not cooperative)61.297831.7627
mischievous (not well behaved)61.292728.0652
traumatized (not flourishing)61.0100429.767
🤖 (not 👻)60.954430.5157
corporate (not freelance)60.953433.083
jock (not nerd)60.760727.6627
bad boy (not white knight)60.758723.149
libertarian (not socialist)60.652029.6539
zany (not regular)60.684328.2171
stable (not unstable)60.658825.310
reasoned (not instinctual)60.449531.5636
minimalist (not pack rat)60.467329.6160
analysis (not common sense)60.177331.359
quirky (not predictable)60.168629.461
😈 (not 😇)60.071725.5198
stingy (not generous)59.953127.592
indie (not pop)59.9101031.355
proactive (not reactive)59.938135.155
side character (not main character)59.979233.858
🥴 (not 🥳)59.778327.3197
protagonist (not antagonist)59.7126728.652
biased (not impartial)59.2119329.6675
unfixable (not fixable)59.247329.472
weird (not normal)59.196827.3666
debased (not pure)59.071025.9581
maverick (not conformist)59.0114929.47
open to new experinces (not uncreative)58.9131029.9620
🧕 (not 💃)58.936730.4241
radical (not centrist)58.977827.355
good-cook (not bad-cook)58.863731.571
repressed (not forward)58.841534.56
cryptic (not straightforward)58.629635.5617
frugal (not lavish)58.685028.6552
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)58.676630.0216
demonic (not angelic)58.564120.9613
entitled (not grateful)58.280227.667
lawyerly (not engineerial)58.190627.014
cassanova (not love shy)58.178932.18
hopeful (not fearful)58.1104824.99
rock (not rap)58.0161732.259
cosmopolitan (not provincial)57.978531.8524
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)57.869428.368
naughty (not nice)57.784819.110
smug (not sheepish)57.6128927.28
attractive (not repulsive)57.4140925.1606
reliable (not experimental)57.490333.586
interested (not bored)57.4135230.678
chosen one (not everyman)57.489529.952
depressed (not bright)57.372826.2537
self-improving (not self-destructive)57.368929.869
Italian (not Swedish)57.380630.362
😎 (not 🧐)57.290236.1199
tired (not wired)57.245729.66
blue (not red)57.283236.18
equitable (not hypocritical)57.187728.6435
monastic (not hedonist)57.151625.5117
scruffy (not manicured)56.862731.4619
🤠 (not 🤑)56.8109332.4192
old-fashioned (not progressive)56.872627.16
triggered (not trolling)56.4123532.265
cunning (not honorable)56.367232.4718
two-faced (not one-faced)56.357032.797
fortunate (not unlucky)56.271026.3564
liberal (not conservative)56.2113329.4200
attentive (not interrupting)56.288332.770
flawed (not perfect)56.2135626.88
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)56.274921.08
🐩 (not 🐒)56.190830.6158
🎩 (not 🧢)56.193836.2185
rude (not respectful)56.064525.7653
problematic (not woke)56.085725.39
charming (not trusting)55.989929.2660
modest (not flamboyant)55.896431.4662
soulful (not soulless)55.8146227.4408
modern (not historical)55.798830.0455
popular (not rejected)55.787928.415
devout (not heathen)55.693830.5610
introvert (not extrovert)55.569831.8673
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)55.591830.2473
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)55.4116430.614
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)55.392730.2532
💔 (not 💝)55.276031.5261
salacious (not wholesome)55.073230.8181
beautiful (not ugly)54.9160126.0439
subdued (not exuberant)54.965532.270
doer (not thinker)54.9122631.586
charmer (not buffoon)54.9135029.19
brave (not careful)54.7121231.6635
proper (not scandalous)54.689030.0580
manic (not mild)54.3116127.97
slow-talking (not fast-talking)54.258124.884
unenthusiastic about food (not foodie)54.268832.312
humorless (not funny)53.969629.1719
oxymoron (not tautology)53.6112131.935
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.564733.7384
cruel (not kind)53.449821.5638
penny-pincher (not overspender)53.3105929.9257
punchable (not loveable)53.363626.974
geriatric (not vibrant)52.948528.256
🤣 (not 😊)52.870127.3168
involved (not remote)52.7154733.4642
loud (not quiet)52.6103632.5654
good-manners (not bad-manners)52.6129027.610
cringing away (not welcoming experience)52.677627.37
irreverent (not sincere)52.556734.28
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)52.2121031.0546
profound (not ironic)52.290230.380
moody (not stable)52.1134131.1608
basic (not hipster)52.0121829.9582
close-minded (not open-minded)52.071228.6606
😭 (not 😀)52.097027.1176
dystopian (not utopian)52.098628.18
disarming (not creepy)51.9147828.6284
classical (not avant-garde)51.9113430.6351
crazy (not sane)51.999528.6198
giving (not receiving)51.9123831.151
conventional (not creative)51.788733.0679
official (not backdoor)51.787734.6622
minds-own-business (not snoops)51.645834.35
curious (not apathetic)51.5154931.6609
vain (not demure)51.5101826.2602
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.5104433.4194
Coke (not Pepsi)51.5106935.891
sporty (not bookish)51.477127.9575
poisonous (not nurturing)51.376326.1282
lumberjack (not mad-scientist)51.380834.06
oppressed (not privileged)51.267526.591
reluctant (not eager)51.062028.89
varied (not repetitive)50.974229.8329
existentialist (not nihilist)50.1142630.9338
washed (not muddy)50.1133527.342
communal (not individualist)50.277233.7410
statist (not anarchist)50.3109630.3253
not genocidal (not genocidal)50.7150928.549
😏 (not 😬)50.5121632.5191

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Melinda May (0.866)
  2. Carolyn Martens (0.835)
  3. Cristina Yang (0.832)
  4. Colonel Graff (0.829)
  5. Aeryn Sun (0.823)
  6. Thomas Shelby (0.823)
  7. Kaz Brekker (0.82)
  8. Annalise Keating (0.816)
  9. Gamora (0.816)
  10. Michael Corleone (0.816)
  1. Karen Smith (-0.672)
  2. Denny (-0.644)
  3. Nelson Bighetti (-0.64)
  4. Kevin Malone (-0.608)
  5. Leopold 'Butters' Stotch (-0.587)
  6. Josh Chan (-0.577)
  7. Midge Pinciotti (-0.57)
  8. Ling (-0.564)
  9. Rex (-0.561)
  10. Patrick Star (-0.56)

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

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


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