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Yao Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Yao is a character from Mulan.

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
short (not tall)93.51710.1330
scruffy (not manicured)87.57213.0209
thick (not thin)87.23813.3280
masculine (not feminine)86.228118.4211
loud (not quiet)85.818917.0247
physical (not intellectual)85.65018.6198
impatient (not patient)85.416914.7216
moody (not stable)85.318115.2239
rugged (not refined)85.26616.9243
doer (not thinker)84.78718.3184
feisty (not gracious)84.516420.0263
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)84.511114.6265
earth (not air)84.35317.5193
rough (not smooth)83.46218.5200
💪 (not 🧠)83.26722.1288
messy (not neat)82.811115.5262
unpolished (not eloquent)82.66216.3223
🐐 (not 🦒)82.51917.8233
stubborn (not accommodating)82.438922.3212
fire (not water)81.329622.6193
competitive (not cooperative)80.840421.0203
punk rock (not preppy)80.719021.4309
low-tech (not high-tech)80.511516.5227
muddy (not washed)80.36417.098
blacksmith (not tailor)80.28519.9257
frank (not sugarcoated)80.137321.388
pessimistic (not optimistic)79.513921.8225
gendered (not androgynous)79.563125.4209
tense (not relaxed)79.448821.1238
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)79.310624.3242
mischievous (not well behaved)79.243518.0224
mad (not glad)79.222017.9213
cocky (not timid)79.152123.7122
impulsive (not cautious)79.029621.5219
slovenly (not stylish)79.08616.3189
stinky (not fresh)79.07518.8227
macho (not metrosexual)78.810024.2305
opinionated (not neutral)78.872623.9209
wooden (not plastic)78.417920.2161
skeptical (not spiritual)78.239321.2269
instinctual (not reasoned)77.923421.0201
loyal (not traitorous)77.687024.1212
drop out (not valedictorian)77.515721.6202
patriotic (not unpatriotic)77.331021.8251
exaggerating (not factual)77.328822.7144
barbaric (not civilized)77.011318.1248
🏀 (not 🎨)77.025224.8168
🐒 (not 🐩)76.711824.0214
side character (not main character)76.731824.787
wild (not tame)76.748022.3259
jock (not nerd)76.225924.4234
bold (not shy)76.198423.8246
🤺 (not 🏌)76.051626.7256
sarcastic (not genuine)75.828924.0253
chortling (not giggling)75.820723.1271
repulsive (not attractive)75.610019.6237
anxious (not calm)75.632818.5194
chaotic (not orderly)75.536219.7200
arrogant (not humble)75.545219.0188
gloomy (not sunny)75.434819.4311
offended (not chill)75.132825.2277
goof-off (not studious)75.023624.5246
rustic (not cultured)74.912026.686
🥾 (not 👟)74.825728.0184
low IQ (not high IQ)74.85416.5245
cannibal (not vegan)74.628321.4318
ferocious (not pacifist)74.552224.2207
jaded (not innocent)74.456019.992
angry (not good-humored)74.321224.2235
first-mate (not captain)74.338524.5195
dunce (not genius)74.29816.1308
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)74.137321.2206
interrupting (not attentive)73.928924.9163
scandalous (not proper)73.840520.9209
extreme (not moderate)73.859423.3209
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)73.858727.4266
off-key (not musical)73.719124.0306
bossy (not meek)73.772923.6227
indulgent (not sober)73.636722.8251
quarrelsome (not warm)73.643724.8247
devoted (not unfaithful)73.6107224.689
twitchy (not still)73.438821.2191
spicy (not mild)73.254224.4221
sporty (not bookish)73.132026.9257
clumsy (not coordinated)73.121121.1201
real (not philosophical)72.833924.2245
insulting (not complimentary)72.832024.3208
perverted (not clean)72.723420.6162
straightforward (not cryptic)72.742925.3220
demanding (not unchallenging)72.784627.3182
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)72.633026.5169
pensive (not serene)72.343322.7151
night owl (not morning lark)72.252325.7212
unlucky (not fortunate)72.029322.3258
miserable (not joyful)72.045021.2234
Russian (not French)72.012722.7226
vintage (not trendy)72.067824.1122
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)71.728126.7185
edgy (not politically correct)71.646821.8225
rigid (not flexible)71.639123.0218
poor (not rich)71.528517.5214
cheesy (not chic)71.534322.2107
crazy (not sane)71.440020.0216
hunter (not gatherer)71.353827.0282
foolish (not wise)71.225619.6270
rude (not respectful)71.230521.8226
🐴 (not 🦄)71.142229.4209
biased (not impartial)71.053225.0185
ignorant (not knowledgeable)71.014719.5314
sorrowful (not cheery)70.950721.9219
emotional (not logical)70.945326.1232
heroic (not villainous)70.993423.9212
apprentice (not master)70.922224.2225
lewd (not tasteful)70.818422.2248
direct (not roundabout)70.870527.8202
crafty (not scholarly)70.853723.0241
playful (not shy)70.779724.1196
🧢 (not 🎩)70.642329.4183
sexual (not asexual)70.571927.2158
guarded (not open)70.486524.1185
emotional (not unemotional)70.479425.7102
straight (not queer)70.488729.0232
dramatic (not no-nonsense)70.344927.3220
juvenile (not mature)70.335522.3283
worldly (not innocent)70.379625.3232
everyman (not chosen one)70.122926.785
unambiguous (not mysterious)70.038124.9215
🤣 (not 😊)70.024025.1212
lowbrow (not highbrow)69.913025.5165
intense (not lighthearted)69.679028.4302
historical (not modern)69.638323.6183
not introspective (not introspective)69.612927.5188
🤡 (not 👽)69.620826.5211
reactive (not proactive)69.621729.9118
brave (not careful)69.564625.1209
deranged (not reasonable)69.535423.2233
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)69.524425.9240
ADHD (not OCD)69.430225.0145
🥴 (not 🥳)69.333726.9237
folksy (not presidential)69.336024.8278
depressed (not bright)69.229820.8246
Roman (not Greek)69.013825.0199
ironic (not profound)69.023525.9167
tardy (not on-time)68.829125.7184
weird (not normal)68.760620.1220
provincial (not cosmopolitan)68.623226.0180
vengeful (not forgiving)68.553225.3229
indiscreet (not tactful)68.516924.4179
hard-work (not natural-talent)68.554224.7178
spontaneous (not scheduled)68.448228.8237
rural (not urban)68.422326.5204
sturdy (not flimsy)68.479227.2289
close-minded (not open-minded)68.328822.9217
ugly (not beautiful)68.312526.4276
fearmongering (not reassuring)68.335725.998
outlaw (not sheriff)67.759825.5226
assertive (not passive)67.693327.5226
street-smart (not sheltered)67.675026.8184
concrete (not abstract)67.548827.4240
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)67.576025.5108
unobservant (not perceptive)67.411526.0290
utilitarian (not decorative)67.462025.1212
old (not young)67.243518.2210
lost (not enlightened)67.143721.0281
vain (not demure)67.052425.3220
prideful (not envious)66.891731.2240
zany (not regular)66.760224.1206
rebellious (not obedient)66.683424.8223
disreputable (not prestigious)66.627223.7190
sexist (not feminist)66.632726.6201
one-faced (not two-faced)66.588332.2192
ludicrous (not sensible)66.337024.9204
debased (not pure)66.249523.9217
literal (not metaphorical)66.255129.2225
resistant (not resigned)66.292026.0283
🤔 (not 🤫)66.241527.5165
epic (not deep)66.134524.8155
backdoor (not official)66.155323.8195
slow (not fast)65.915423.6218
😎 (not 🧐)65.961530.6243
rock (not rap)65.8125530.0107
oxymoron (not tautology)65.722925.767
gossiping (not confidential)65.635926.6270
authoritarian (not democratic)65.646127.5190
flirtatious (not prudish)65.663928.198
lustful (not chaste)65.462228.2170
vague (not precise)65.218325.6184
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)65.234229.2230
haunted (not blissful)65.189224.7176
🐷 (not 🐮)65.022029.5208
bad-cook (not good-cook)65.045129.3146
pack rat (not minimalist)64.933126.4201
hypocritical (not equitable)64.844624.3285
extrovert (not introvert)64.672328.7268
awkward (not charming)64.534925.6254
demonic (not angelic)64.547320.6227
judgemental (not accepting)64.561925.7209
luddite (not technophile)64.340425.7107
self-destructive (not self-improving)64.359226.6290
armoured (not vulnerable)64.282428.8228
stingy (not generous)64.241026.6193
frugal (not lavish)64.161125.6171
flamboyant (not modest)64.059028.9251
practical (not imaginative)63.983630.1230
freak (not normie)63.965923.9203
desperate (not high standards)63.935027.1215
radical (not centrist)63.953127.9109
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)63.840928.9266
persistent (not quitter)63.7171627.2218
goth (not flower child)63.738229.4106
jealous (not compersive)63.654826.7181
Italian (not Swedish)63.653026.8210
monochrome (not multicolored)63.554429.1213
badass (not weakass)63.5116728.5161
common sense (not analysis)63.523228.7103
conventional (not creative)63.348327.9211
noob (not pro)63.222024.3221
eastern (not western)63.29930.9172
💃 (not 🧕)63.290927.7203
traumatized (not flourishing)63.289023.0268
😈 (not 😇)63.161125.7233
stuttering (not rhythmic)63.123124.7263
melee (not ranged)63.024431.6215
funny (not humorless)62.978328.4235
child free (not pronatalist)62.984828.1208
bitter (not sweet)62.962525.6224
generalist (not specialist)62.916926.7180
🙃 (not 🥰)62.950228.7237
believable (not poorly-written)62.9151925.1280
expressive (not stoic)62.881629.8213
cringeworthy (not inspiring)62.844625.1212
😭 (not 😀)62.848226.1241
anarchist (not statist)62.653127.1160
oblivious (not alert)62.435627.1194
whippersnapper (not sage)62.348325.8229
self-assured (not self-conscious)62.298030.9246
slacker (not workaholic)62.227726.1238
empirical (not theoretical)62.147227.8194
romantic (not dispassionate)61.9104731.0300
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.958028.7176
paranoid (not naive)61.979229.288
conspiracist (not sheeple)61.891426.4186
bold (not serious)61.672929.2278
conservative (not liberal)61.639027.5194
disorganized (not self-disciplined)61.537029.1212
driven (not unambitious)61.5160627.8228
😜 (not 🤐)61.564130.0204
exhibitionist (not bashful)61.484432.9169
entitled (not grateful)61.468225.5157
dominant (not submissive)61.3106030.1198
chatty (not reserved)61.373329.9221
basic (not hipster)61.277626.8175
intimate (not formal)61.165126.3208
realist (not idealist)61.066430.5224
resourceful (not helpless)61.0143326.4252
hedonist (not monastic)61.062124.1127
oppressed (not privileged)61.042025.4265
exuberant (not subdued)61.079629.0272
triggered (not trolling)61.096630.7277
dorky (not cool)60.957826.0216
kinky (not vanilla)60.768031.5202
gregarious (not private)60.746528.2224
arcane (not mainstream)60.774227.4180
tight (not loose)60.6102628.4322
efficient (not overprepared)60.4107025.8285
apathetic (not curious)60.221327.3193
sad (not happy)60.292923.6217
soulful (not soulless)60.2131626.7245
👻 (not 🤖)60.268331.0222
mighty (not puny)60.1115327.5241
decisive (not hesitant)60.1114028.7205
unprepared (not hoarder)60.136527.5192
creepy (not disarming)60.133225.5211
spelunker (not claustrophobic)60.084929.1210
literary (not mathematical)59.989328.5175
expressive (not monotone)59.896132.3106
picky (not always down)59.878628.189
hard (not soft)59.786428.7226
slugabed (not go-getter)59.712227.0185
💔 (not 💝)59.760129.4200
receiving (not giving)59.754530.1105
incompetent (not competent)59.623226.8201
hard (not soft)59.685228.3229
penny-pincher (not overspender)59.679128.8194
🛌 (not 🧗)59.640630.7218
fixable (not unfixable)59.690927.5291
nihilist (not existentialist)59.527328.4158
🤠 (not 🤑)59.398432.5222
pretentious (not unassuming)59.283930.4238
uncreative (not open to new experinces)59.129529.9235
shallow (not deep)59.141125.8284
deviant (not average)59.098225.9213
realistic (not fantastical)59.090030.0143
fighter (not lover)59.074431.7163
resolute (not wavering)58.9119027.0183
never cries (not often crying)58.990629.8118
honorable (not cunning)58.894827.2307
factual (not poetic)58.885328.4271
bad boy (not white knight)58.860928.6111
builder (not explorer)58.765429.1193
freelance (not corporate)58.695531.0252
heathen (not devout)58.558226.0175
neurotypical (not autistic)58.3133126.4157
😬 (not 😏)58.351331.4240
trusting (not charming)58.259127.0205
📈 (not 📉)58.2111829.6197
psychopath (not empath)58.254426.7167
indie (not pop)58.1104228.7105
selfish (not altruistic)58.066926.9270
narcissistic (not low self esteem)58.093730.0327
queen (not princess)58.0103337.286
plays hard (not works hard)57.946328.1261
kind (not cruel)57.9131622.9202
dry (not moist)57.968329.1261
cold (not warm)57.870028.1227
simple (not complicated)57.636229.3201
repetitive (not varied)57.688624.7231
slothful (not active)57.118928.3243
salacious (not wholesome)57.166529.5222
love-focused (not money-focused)57.1122532.181
cynical (not gullible)56.9109530.391
circular (not linear)56.860529.6224
random (not pointed)56.836631.0150
protagonist (not antagonist)56.8134430.685
slow-talking (not fast-talking)56.747628.8304
serious (not playful)56.6106529.1222
long-winded (not concise)56.663828.087
animalistic (not human)56.537828.0243
work-first (not family-first)56.482330.4227
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)56.462727.5146
punchable (not loveable)56.354928.1298
scrub (not legit)56.228827.1185
frenzied (not sleepy)56.2158430.6317
bored (not interested)56.226429.4148
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)56.083426.5179
lazy (not diligent)55.919525.9217
traditional (not unorthodox)55.972031.2209
libertarian (not socialist)55.883529.0197
thick-skinned (not sensitive)55.788828.4202
💩 (not 🌟)55.737727.7229
thrifty (not extravagant)55.786830.7150
emancipated (not enslaved)55.4131827.3191
avant-garde (not classical)55.463929.8156
suspicious (not trusting)55.296130.2236
involved (not remote)55.2141229.5192
contrarian (not yes-man)55.1112430.697
mundane (not extraordinary)54.943826.9248
tiresome (not interesting)54.833428.5250
whimsical (not rational)54.769928.8201
sickly (not healthy)54.740425.5227
outsider (not insider)54.790829.2220
opinionated (not jealous)54.7148332.5107
spontaneous (not deliberate)54.663932.2202
focused on the present (not focused on the future)54.686030.9200
🐘 (not 🐀)54.681831.1219
aloof (not obsessed)54.532928.2180
industrial (not domestic)54.587328.5203
open-book (not secretive)54.458729.6283
poisonous (not nurturing)54.366625.1178
reliable (not experimental)54.397928.6278
artistic (not scientific)54.287027.0177
permanent (not transient)54.299527.9154
astonishing (not methodical)54.165127.9224
egalitarian (not racist)54.1161926.1198
underachiever (not overachiever)54.133028.4183
down2earth (not head@clouds)54.098430.3205
important (not irrelevant)53.7163425.6208
geriatric (not vibrant)53.645328.2309
purple (not orange)53.587232.7228
treasure (not trash)53.4156528.0309
💀 (not 🎃)53.095933.6151
strict (not lenient)52.8103328.6233
confident (not insecure)52.8133030.2213
comedic (not dramatic)52.854933.1175
German (not English)52.618631.6215
reclusive (not social)52.582327.8226
Coke (not Pepsi)52.495435.4169
stoic (not hypochondriac)52.2117729.182
machiavellian (not transparent)52.290532.7106
political (not nonpolitical)52.1111930.0197
ambitious (not realistic)52.1121432.7175
leisurely (not hurried)52.070430.2235
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)51.972730.4227
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.973131.9168
independent (not codependent)51.9125132.8228
cat person (not dog person)51.994836.999
gamer (not non-gamer)51.868235.6128
objective (not subjective)51.787330.2175
not genocidal (not genocidal)51.7144833.388
unmotivated (not motivated)51.716529.2106
winter (not summer)51.595533.995
🥶 (not 🥵)51.477333.4133
uninspiring (not charismatic)51.334130.1247
🦇 (not 🐿)51.379732.0199
suspicious (not awkward)51.2127927.7208
consistent (not variable)51.2123230.0255
beta (not alpha)51.072831.0212
communal (not individualist)50.175629.9208
distant (not touchy-feely)50.8111530.5106
atheist (not theist)50.6122828.1181
predictable (not quirky)50.693232.3101

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Nelson Muntz (0.813)
  2. Jayne Cobb (0.8)
  3. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk (0.78)
  4. Johnny Lawrence (0.776)
  5. Dan Taylor (0.774)
  6. Arthur Shelby (0.769)
  7. Merle Dixon (0.767)
  8. Harvey Bullock (0.758)
  9. Pennsatucky Doggett (0.74)
  10. Gimli (0.737)
  1. Jane Bennet (-0.579)
  2. Princess Celestia (-0.571)
  3. Georgiana Darcy (-0.552)
  4. Esme Cullen (-0.552)
  5. Maid Marian (-0.546)
  6. Cho Chang (-0.535)
  7. Melanie Hamilton (-0.533)
  8. Gabriella Montez (-0.526)
  9. Fleur Delacour (-0.522)
  10. Sailor Mercury (-0.509)

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

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


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