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Janis Ian Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Janis Ian is a character from Mean Girls.

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
punk rock (not preppy)96.639.4104
indie (not pop)92.5412.385
rebellious (not obedient)92.18211.8669
🎨 (not 🏀)91.25919.3148
creative (not conventional)90.73613.6696
unorthodox (not traditional)90.33814.3609
liberal (not conservative)90.12019.3355
opinionated (not neutral)89.318620.1171
freelance (not corporate)88.88216.397
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)88.416719.794
artistic (not scientific)88.35414.8655
goth (not flower child)88.33618.690
atheist (not theist)88.11815.7610
mischievous (not well behaved)88.017214.1669
rock (not rap)87.94916.498
conspiracist (not sheeple)87.83814.1638
feminist (not sexist)87.817819.2466
feisty (not gracious)87.68215.2682
night owl (not morning lark)87.68012.5650
hipster (not basic)87.21416.2687
bold (not shy)86.943415.7660
direct (not roundabout)86.512119.6654
arcane (not mainstream)86.52519.1660
badass (not weakass)86.236420.1140
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)86.17619.3333
outsider (not insider)85.41922.9691
outlaw (not sheriff)85.315317.7715
frank (not sugarcoated)85.318021.592
egalitarian (not racist)84.941017.2331
dominant (not submissive)84.934516.0662
🦇 (not 🐿)84.96222.1326
avant-garde (not classical)84.71517.5601
wild (not tame)84.623015.1769
individualist (not communal)84.613321.7638
🤺 (not 🏌)84.420318.1362
street-smart (not sheltered)84.323217.1719
winter (not summer)84.38423.291
political (not nonpolitical)84.211722.5629
spicy (not mild)84.218215.6735
jaded (not innocent)83.722815.582
radical (not centrist)83.64719.071
weird (not normal)83.517217.4771
scruffy (not manicured)83.511916.9821
pessimistic (not optimistic)83.37218.5656
extreme (not moderate)83.328915.9665
assertive (not passive)83.330921.5705
perceptive (not unobservant)83.346320.793
sarcastic (not genuine)83.211121.5708
gloomy (not sunny)83.113516.2105
scandalous (not proper)83.018217.1729
rugged (not refined)82.811615.8674
kinky (not vanilla)82.811716.8652
decisive (not hesitant)82.826917.7667
child free (not pronatalist)82.88420.9588
competent (not incompetent)82.452918.9613
freak (not normie)82.414321.8153
resourceful (not helpless)82.353018.6662
open to new experinces (not uncreative)82.232721.0661
alert (not oblivious)82.227619.4339
high IQ (not low IQ)82.158415.1667
reclusive (not social)82.111218.7538
funny (not humorless)82.021820.1724
fire (not water)82.027723.0122
resistant (not resigned)81.811620.8725
deviant (not average)81.718618.9648
persistent (not quitter)81.696420.5369
worldly (not innocent)81.632215.3724
chaotic (not orderly)81.621418.8674
edgy (not politically correct)81.616922.6690
cocky (not timid)81.443719.895
vengeful (not forgiving)81.327621.3685
intense (not lighthearted)81.238019.7114
zany (not regular)80.817921.5314
bookish (not sporty)80.644318.5681
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)80.49823.3529
rough (not smooth)80.310316.8651
bossy (not meek)80.249819.6673
moody (not stable)80.133917.4687
crafty (not scholarly)80.118719.9830
wooden (not plastic)80.112721.7132
🥾 (not 👟)80.016228.0375
emancipated (not enslaved)79.917822.8654
vintage (not trendy)79.934522.8115
nerd (not jock)79.938220.2693
anarchist (not statist)79.812724.6463
loyal (not traitorous)79.578922.5631
ferocious (not pacifist)79.435622.0631
quarrelsome (not warm)79.428520.6659
bitter (not sweet)79.422118.3675
intellectual (not physical)79.341521.2644
bold (not serious)79.320823.1707
complicated (not simple)79.335120.7653
queen (not princess)79.332325.579
fighter (not lover)78.916721.8137
chortling (not giggling)78.712520.1104
competitive (not cooperative)78.745922.0686
hard (not soft)78.627920.3576
👽 (not 🤡)78.69823.8320
brave (not careful)78.529921.3699
hard (not soft)78.329520.8704
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)78.312226.4584
purple (not orange)78.310325.9622
messy (not neat)77.919718.3630
biased (not impartial)77.825123.1654
stubborn (not accommodating)77.857725.5147
master (not apprentice)77.753220.2392
queer (not straight)77.611026.0394
abstract (not concrete)77.510423.9335
heathen (not devout)77.410722.4604
thrifty (not extravagant)77.411026.6122
bad boy (not white knight)77.421723.5112
literary (not mathematical)77.318322.9619
contrarian (not yes-man)77.321130.893
extraordinary (not mundane)77.146922.9658
guarded (not open)77.060124.8704
mad (not glad)76.728721.6377
sorrowful (not cheery)76.626719.1664
interesting (not tiresome)76.545923.9678
alpha (not beta)76.555625.4659
👻 (not 🤖)76.412626.3311
independent (not codependent)76.446228.5883
hunter (not gatherer)76.437724.8109
armoured (not vulnerable)76.237625.7650
cynical (not gullible)76.242726.686
traumatized (not flourishing)76.137422.0110
insulting (not complimentary)76.126521.3619
haunted (not blissful)76.045821.8151
💀 (not 🎃)75.924530.4150
🐒 (not 🐩)75.713623.9346
demanding (not unchallenging)75.771325.8123
fast-talking (not slow-talking)75.535022.4102
young (not old)75.460824.4668
genius (not dunce)75.350118.1736
loud (not quiet)75.345923.6656
tardy (not on-time)75.218523.1138
mighty (not puny)75.255424.1676
backdoor (not official)75.126026.3727
distant (not touchy-feely)75.133923.8101
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)74.849025.2674
skeptical (not spiritual)74.855028.2658
🤣 (not 😊)74.515224.8367
never cries (not often crying)74.542726.296
pensive (not serene)74.432021.690
😈 (not 😇)74.334523.7329
driven (not unambitious)74.2111423.3650
believable (not poorly-written)73.878124.198
gamer (not non-gamer)73.818528.0106
quirky (not predictable)73.725429.590
fast (not slow)73.560721.3634
blacksmith (not tailor)73.420827.075
impatient (not patient)73.353322.7319
paranoid (not naive)73.232322.597
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)72.932026.4582
rude (not respectful)72.827420.2666
expressive (not stoic)72.846128.3633
spontaneous (not scheduled)72.640427.7712
miserable (not joyful)72.542621.7322
flamboyant (not modest)72.240026.0699
down2earth (not head@clouds)71.939227.4606
androgynous (not gendered)71.92424.8406
🧠 (not 💪)71.777327.2400
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)71.573825.1344
impulsive (not cautious)71.447127.6670
penny-pincher (not overspender)71.327221.5497
suspicious (not trusting)71.250328.8695
disreputable (not prestigious)71.219225.0692
realist (not idealist)71.231030.1655
introspective (not not introspective)71.246327.7441
knowledgeable (not ignorant)71.183023.895
pro (not noob)71.090627.2332
modern (not historical)70.942227.6632
deep (not shallow)70.953326.6411
judgemental (not accepting)70.846327.7637
charismatic (not uninspiring)70.790526.6651
urban (not rural)70.668330.6517
intimate (not formal)70.531224.2499
fearmongering (not reassuring)70.431926.778
mysterious (not unambiguous)70.336627.7821
unpatriotic (not patriotic)70.27929.3344
debased (not pure)69.940423.8633
depressed (not bright)69.928023.8642
cat person (not dog person)69.837035.491
wise (not foolish)69.751422.3689
playful (not shy)69.783325.4649
important (not irrelevant)69.7113728.3478
industrial (not domestic)69.526926.8523
demonic (not angelic)69.436920.8616
resolute (not wavering)69.368428.7286
frugal (not lavish)69.241722.8556
captain (not first-mate)69.259330.3765
sad (not happy)69.156120.1663
asexual (not sexual)69.022928.0121
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)68.724127.889
poor (not rich)68.635717.8643
frenzied (not sleepy)68.595324.894
genocidal (not not genocidal)68.523228.779
diligent (not lazy)68.4140223.1625
rhythmic (not stuttering)68.484927.386
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)68.373028.590
muddy (not washed)68.326324.481
straightforward (not cryptic)68.265532.1658
cold (not warm)68.244523.5665
jealous (not compersive)68.142225.6594
realistic (not fantastical)68.057729.9139
🙃 (not 🥰)67.935931.7571
legit (not scrub)67.896528.6489
oxymoron (not tautology)67.815325.057
specialist (not generalist)67.747327.2490
twitchy (not still)67.660925.0145
awkward (not charming)67.527725.7705
machiavellian (not transparent)67.544031.580
goof-off (not studious)67.337227.1365
ironic (not profound)67.329529.4136
perverted (not clean)67.232123.7144
unlucky (not fortunate)66.845821.3641
unpolished (not eloquent)66.833330.0669
lewd (not tasteful)66.727525.8661
barbaric (not civilized)66.727822.7661
😎 (not 🧐)66.758833.3390
sturdy (not flimsy)66.785026.982
expressive (not monotone)66.574731.390
dispassionate (not romantic)66.422029.1117
devoted (not unfaithful)66.3133928.796
self-destructive (not self-improving)66.254028.883
💔 (not 💝)66.039230.6483
efficient (not overprepared)66.070926.8101
secretive (not open-book)65.881832.2108
cunning (not honorable)65.644428.4696
tense (not relaxed)65.6116127.2676
realistic (not ambitious)65.627232.1122
exhibitionist (not bashful)65.568333.1121
treasure (not trash)65.4126429.0379
beautiful (not ugly)65.3127825.7599
one-faced (not two-faced)65.393332.9180
precise (not vague)65.284327.5661
drop out (not valedictorian)65.238329.8338
oppressed (not privileged)65.033526.5104
explorer (not builder)64.857528.8771
crazy (not sane)64.758325.4362
imaginative (not practical)64.638530.5667
private (not gregarious)64.681229.0678
masculine (not feminine)64.592618.8656
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)64.538431.9127
vegan (not cannibal)64.461734.3116
🤠 (not 🤑)64.381030.7312
Russian (not French)64.326432.682
ADHD (not OCD)64.241529.1110
anxious (not calm)64.173125.5628
salacious (not wholesome)63.850829.5328
🐐 (not 🦒)63.865730.7463
leisurely (not hurried)63.733929.0813
arrogant (not humble)63.675925.2662
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)63.638133.8305
coordinated (not clumsy)63.5102228.0585
🌟 (not 💩)63.3120630.9331
🛌 (not 🧗)63.331532.2522
varied (not repetitive)63.123428.9406
side character (not main character)63.168631.042
interrupting (not attentive)62.956628.8113
hedonist (not monastic)62.854628.8223
comedic (not dramatic)62.632831.2117
chivalrous (not businesslike)62.656531.5126
introvert (not extrovert)62.548129.9701
spelunker (not claustrophobic)62.571931.390
opinionated (not jealous)62.5115336.683
prudish (not flirtatious)62.546928.770
circular (not linear)62.335630.170
obsessed (not aloof)62.286529.1655
nihilist (not existentialist)62.220332.5520
reactive (not proactive)62.051933.374
angry (not good-humored)61.954127.7634
real (not philosophical)61.989630.8622
exaggerating (not factual)61.568632.4118
earth (not air)61.586133.8119
thick-skinned (not sensitive)61.370629.0674
offended (not chill)61.377731.7102
vibrant (not geriatric)61.2106731.298
indulgent (not sober)60.974727.3644
neurotypical (not autistic)60.7122927.0590
🥴 (not 🥳)60.770530.7331
😜 (not 🤐)60.766331.5302
poisonous (not nurturing)60.553725.4340
inspiring (not cringeworthy)60.586927.9653
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)60.370430.5348
psychopath (not empath)60.349327.9128
democratic (not authoritarian)60.278434.2641
bad-cook (not good-cook)60.262328.694
doer (not thinker)60.297433.3161
rigid (not flexible)60.176028.7639
enlightened (not lost)60.156728.2102
juvenile (not mature)59.963027.4614
pack rat (not minimalist)59.949432.1298
short (not tall)59.856423.9718
slacker (not workaholic)59.730825.0627
stoic (not hypochondriac)59.785730.068
high-tech (not low-tech)59.671326.9580
heroic (not villainous)59.5127425.4703
hoarder (not unprepared)59.590425.5604
exuberant (not subdued)59.586531.8104
slovenly (not stylish)59.445328.3585
🐮 (not 🐷)59.477930.0458
self-assured (not self-conscious)59.3111131.7676
emotional (not logical)59.283929.2640
instinctual (not reasoned)59.186830.0672
family-first (not work-first)59.180330.1764
📈 (not 📉)59.0107331.8348
🥶 (not 🥵)58.950033.3114
open-minded (not close-minded)58.895930.8826
Pepsi (not Coke)58.735836.3134
motivated (not unmotivated)58.7168533.887
soulful (not soulless)58.4135330.2601
🎩 (not 🧢)58.484337.3311
emotional (not unemotional)58.4122732.773
plays hard (not works hard)58.345628.9672
high standards (not desperate)58.299628.5141
metaphorical (not literal)58.136830.5636
😭 (not 😀)58.069130.4361
pretentious (not unassuming)57.989931.2348
Italian (not Swedish)57.776331.579
socialist (not libertarian)57.627837.4626
always down (not picky)57.545533.386
🦄 (not 🐴)57.461237.9336
tactful (not indiscreet)57.3107932.6338
stinky (not fresh)57.343829.6491
natural-talent (not hard-work)57.343330.9158
confident (not insecure)57.2121630.5704
lowbrow (not highbrow)57.141229.9567
English (not German)57.1161431.175
thin (not thick)56.9101126.5581
chosen one (not everyman)56.790232.286
money-focused (not love-focused)56.751630.367
cool (not dorky)56.694632.7327
🐀 (not 🐘)56.472333.3507
poetic (not factual)56.462432.9101
go-getter (not slugabed)56.2163131.6295
focused on the present (not focused on the future)56.178530.8617
technophile (not luddite)56.169727.8501
😏 (not 😬)56.195832.9362
deranged (not reasonable)55.867628.0331
folksy (not presidential)55.875229.492
consistent (not variable)55.6105632.794
attractive (not repulsive)55.5142726.5640
ludicrous (not sensible)55.564029.1673
low self esteem (not narcissistic)55.558930.1109
subjective (not objective)55.473833.4557
underachiever (not overachiever)55.330528.1112
analysis (not common sense)55.296731.286
suspicious (not awkward)55.1116231.7683
remote (not involved)55.026931.6613
loose (not tight)55.053730.4109
stingy (not generous)54.861727.2167
cheesy (not chic)54.791532.173
lustful (not chaste)54.699525.8591
gossiping (not confidential)54.555032.5876
chatty (not reserved)54.489830.1600
🤔 (not 🤫)54.4108535.4309
giving (not receiving)54.4115430.973
deliberate (not spontaneous)54.0117233.5665
experimental (not reliable)53.977734.893
random (not pointed)53.941432.488
cultured (not rustic)53.8117134.181
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)53.7134131.7323
long-winded (not concise)53.776332.178
decorative (not utilitarian)53.659433.4562
methodical (not astonishing)53.5111932.3620
human (not animalistic)53.5140428.6614
slothful (not active)53.524027.1625
creepy (not disarming)53.445526.3370
healthy (not sickly)53.2143226.2644
dramatic (not no-nonsense)53.2100332.9340
entitled (not grateful)53.290030.0125
trusting (not charming)53.180629.0638
monochrome (not multicolored)53.192138.4593
unfixable (not fixable)53.064130.3104
metrosexual (not macho)52.9117733.987
ranged (not melee)52.9111832.281
trolling (not triggered)52.950135.683
playful (not serious)52.774928.5660
🧕 (not 💃)52.658731.3525
provincial (not cosmopolitan)52.584431.6600
off-key (not musical)52.5105630.791
self-disciplined (not disorganized)52.4137929.5605
lenient (not strict)52.185130.1649
cruel (not kind)51.950824.4685
demure (not vain)51.991827.4599
loveable (not punchable)51.9128629.996
theoretical (not empirical)51.864331.1594
interested (not bored)51.8153133.4123
eastern (not western)51.635333.5440
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.590333.7483
hypocritical (not equitable)51.585131.1636
envious (not prideful)51.530532.3167
rational (not whimsical)51.3118430.8624
Greek (not Roman)51.283534.366
whippersnapper (not sage)51.199633.682
dry (not moist)50.999032.488
altruistic (not selfish)50.2115527.2653
deep (not epic)50.299835.7111
transient (not permanent)50.781329.8325
antagonist (not protagonist)50.750733.069
apathetic (not curious)50.644831.8654

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Darlene (0.851)
  2. Natalie (0.807)
  3. April Ludgate (0.804)
  4. Selina Kyle (0.803)
  5. Maeve Wiley (0.785)
  6. Kat Stratford (0.784)
  7. John Bender (0.763)
  8. Haymitch Abernathy (0.763)
  9. Susie Myerson (0.759)
  10. Jughead Jones (0.755)
  1. Choi Yeon-gyo (-0.543)
  2. Jerry Gergich (-0.522)
  3. Charles Bingley (-0.506)
  4. Aaron Samuels (-0.494)
  5. Ashley Wilkes (-0.493)
  6. Glenn Sturgis (-0.484)
  7. Melanie Hamilton (-0.475)
  8. Ted Mullens (-0.473)
  9. Ned Flanders (-0.469)
  10. Jane Bennet (-0.463)

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

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


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