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Ling Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Ling 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
thin (not thick)88.4415.6285
side character (not main character)85.69222.274
chatty (not reserved)84.920614.7206
playful (not serious)84.411715.7251
goof-off (not studious)83.112518.6274
beta (not alpha)82.59118.2225
😜 (not 🤐)82.516619.9192
good-humored (not angry)82.019016.3218
first-mate (not captain)81.816814.8211
dorky (not cool)81.59817.4208
funny (not humorless)80.823916.8252
clumsy (not coordinated)80.810218.4213
apprentice (not master)80.58115.7241
expressive (not stoic)80.326018.5188
💃 (not 🧕)79.932717.7229
twitchy (not still)79.721418.9202
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)79.424717.9203
touchy-feely (not distant)79.411817.7104
romantic (not dispassionate)79.035021.0318
cheesy (not chic)79.015223.894
foolish (not wise)78.612516.7276
exaggerating (not factual)78.425922.4158
flower child (not goth)78.334918.1107
lover (not fighter)78.118720.4179
submissive (not dominant)78.014019.8208
flimsy (not sturdy)78.05018.7249
unambiguous (not mysterious)77.814022.1196
lenient (not strict)77.717719.6243
folksy (not presidential)77.615017.9261
head@clouds (not down2earth)77.320325.8209
loyal (not traitorous)77.289022.0210
juvenile (not mature)77.220319.6263
weird (not normal)77.034516.7200
🐀 (not 🐘)76.411123.1200
love-focused (not money-focused)76.362827.4129
soft (not hard)76.321318.1218
drop out (not valedictorian)76.218120.7213
emotional (not unemotional)76.255423.387
flirtatious (not prudish)76.235621.1120
plays hard (not works hard)76.016419.0235
loud (not quiet)76.044022.1248
awkward (not suspicious)76.013523.7216
gossiping (not confidential)75.820322.2261
slacker (not workaholic)75.411719.7249
fast-talking (not slow-talking)75.435522.5268
expressive (not monotone)75.445324.6103
soulful (not soulless)75.077022.1194
glad (not mad)74.919219.7191
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)74.947522.396
desperate (not high standards)74.814724.9186
kind (not cruel)74.775421.4214
noob (not pro)74.75819.0210
nerd (not jock)74.652424.4209
bold (not serious)74.632717.7249
social (not reclusive)74.536920.9204
🤡 (not 👽)74.511423.9177
dunce (not genius)74.49518.1343
lighthearted (not intense)74.312824.2281
puny (not mighty)74.28519.6253
cringeworthy (not inspiring)74.220518.9203
🐒 (not 🐩)74.217424.5214
sunny (not gloomy)74.230222.5261
everyman (not chosen one)74.212422.688
🐿 (not 🦇)74.134325.5202
not genocidal (not genocidal)73.973027.2107
gregarious (not private)73.921521.3222
codependent (not independent)73.818122.1185
playful (not shy)73.767825.4196
🤣 (not 😊)73.716327.8242
chaotic (not orderly)73.639622.1205
oblivious (not alert)73.614722.2185
cheery (not sorrowful)73.523621.6221
heroic (not villainous)73.582921.8233
disorganized (not self-disciplined)73.519222.8166
fantastical (not realistic)73.526923.2148
young (not old)73.467321.4199
ironic (not profound)73.312220.6150
dramatic (not no-nonsense)73.136524.1203
comedic (not dramatic)73.112729.5161
mischievous (not well behaved)72.862021.5209
open-book (not secretive)72.815723.7263
sensitive (not thick-skinned)72.624820.9194
often crying (not never cries)72.623820.399
extrovert (not introvert)72.548824.5216
flamboyant (not modest)72.439623.9252
eastern (not western)72.43724.9141
gatherer (not hunter)72.432622.0265
warm (not cold)72.449922.8213
😀 (not 😭)72.326126.9240
idealist (not realist)72.128424.4228
awkward (not charming)72.120423.6267
water (not fire)72.123425.0167
whimsical (not rational)72.029622.1200
anxious (not calm)72.044321.4201
human (not animalistic)72.078826.7211
backdoor (not official)71.835821.0194
soft (not hard)71.832720.4220
intimate (not formal)71.827722.5196
tardy (not on-time)71.723923.5164
unpolished (not eloquent)71.623924.9215
simple (not complicated)71.59626.2198
trolling (not triggered)71.412624.7300
interrupting (not attentive)71.334427.5147
devoted (not unfaithful)71.3117523.2106
patriotic (not unpatriotic)71.155022.5202
spontaneous (not scheduled)71.143326.8217
indulgent (not sober)71.044822.2219
open (not guarded)71.013524.4190
whippersnapper (not sage)70.818723.5234
happy (not sad)70.723023.0231
cocky (not timid)70.783126.398
sarcastic (not genuine)70.641124.4257
unprepared (not hoarder)70.611822.8204
loose (not tight)70.421824.0306
yes-man (not contrarian)70.411723.597
emotional (not logical)70.347323.2217
gamer (not non-gamer)70.323331.6151
messy (not neat)70.233823.8255
poor (not rich)70.132220.2217
random (not pointed)70.016223.7142
indiscreet (not tactful)69.914424.7179
joyful (not miserable)69.830523.9200
unobservant (not perceptive)69.88623.3259
chivalrous (not businesslike)69.733824.7171
ADHD (not OCD)69.629829.1141
low-tech (not high-tech)69.441024.1198
spontaneous (not deliberate)69.432625.7191
👻 (not 🤖)69.333227.1219
crafty (not scholarly)69.259721.6227
vibrant (not geriatric)68.975425.6254
artistic (not scientific)68.845823.1224
flexible (not rigid)68.825924.0162
scandalous (not proper)68.853423.9189
low IQ (not high IQ)68.711622.9239
exuberant (not subdued)68.156425.3260
tailor (not blacksmith)68.062624.5234
blissful (not haunted)68.020924.5181
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)67.955524.8230
vulnerable (not armoured)67.927523.3248
sexual (not asexual)67.982329.1189
forgiving (not vengeful)67.753124.1200
instinctual (not reasoned)67.757424.1175
hypochondriac (not stoic)67.620126.770
quirky (not predictable)67.640629.990
sweet (not bitter)67.554023.8204
bright (not depressed)67.541022.8234
underachiever (not overachiever)67.412923.8181
rap (not rock)67.47627.7102
tall (not short)67.362326.7325
ignorant (not knowledgeable)67.119824.1277
perverted (not clean)67.132324.2155
freelance (not corporate)67.072427.8268
lustful (not chaste)66.857624.2199
😎 (not 🧐)66.659328.9232
stinky (not fresh)66.624422.2224
epic (not deep)66.533222.9152
shallow (not deep)66.426324.6309
🎃 (not 💀)66.438829.8145
weakass (not badass)66.320025.9158
meek (not bossy)66.027125.2207
off-key (not musical)65.845028.5263
gullible (not cynical)65.831125.995
hesitant (not decisive)65.720224.1215
metrosexual (not macho)65.765026.7298
zany (not regular)65.564726.6220
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)65.526928.1277
pack rat (not minimalist)65.432025.5172
unlucky (not fortunate)65.450023.8239
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)65.455425.5167
optimistic (not pessimistic)65.452228.4226
rural (not urban)65.427728.3192
impulsive (not cautious)65.362527.7183
vain (not demure)65.358126.2219
ambitious (not realistic)65.369829.4165
imaginative (not practical)65.237327.9230
long-winded (not concise)65.232426.587
freak (not normie)65.161024.0189
incompetent (not competent)65.116323.6207
curious (not apathetic)65.090625.5195
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)64.957627.1217
bad-cook (not good-cook)64.945625.3141
pacifist (not ferocious)64.837725.7190
🧢 (not 🎩)64.857431.1211
poetic (not factual)64.738025.5264
white knight (not bad boy)64.777123.0107
princess (not queen)64.733432.1101
summer (not winter)64.562728.195
🥶 (not 🥵)64.432628.6154
🛌 (not 🧗)64.328727.2223
impatient (not patient)64.282526.9178
lewd (not tasteful)64.031822.7175
Italian (not Swedish)64.051526.2196
arrogant (not humble)63.975127.0205
passive (not assertive)63.924125.7175
air (not earth)63.820231.6149
🎨 (not 🏀)63.691628.2173
nonpolitical (not political)63.436827.7181
child free (not pronatalist)63.482027.3188
egalitarian (not racist)63.4144423.7185
English (not German)63.4136925.0197
involved (not remote)63.3105825.8172
sexist (not feminist)63.337526.3214
literary (not mathematical)63.273726.2188
not introspective (not introspective)63.223026.3173
French (not Russian)63.266724.9208
frenzied (not sleepy)63.2124425.6266
interested (not bored)63.2106826.7178
family-first (not work-first)63.168326.5196
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)63.136728.8236
repulsive (not attractive)63.025922.3236
ludicrous (not sensible)62.945225.3215
democratic (not authoritarian)62.767926.6199
explorer (not builder)62.664626.0200
scrub (not legit)62.519125.0195
Pepsi (not Coke)62.519434.2156
opinionated (not neutral)62.5146528.4182
💝 (not 💔)62.462631.2205
moody (not stable)62.396825.9204
slovenly (not stylish)62.338025.8188
disreputable (not prestigious)62.335924.7168
open to new experinces (not uncreative)62.2115227.1263
feisty (not gracious)62.2103026.7252
generalist (not specialist)62.119426.4160
rustic (not cultured)62.138926.197
communal (not individualist)62.032027.9213
fixable (not unfixable)62.078625.8269
hard-work (not natural-talent)62.086127.2197
reactive (not proactive)62.051925.874
domestic (not industrial)61.947126.3212
multicolored (not monochrome)61.955630.3204
hedonist (not monastic)61.958124.5120
lost (not enlightened)61.963723.0266
one-faced (not two-faced)61.9102228.4185
unchallenging (not demanding)61.721130.4156
outlaw (not sheriff)61.675025.8207
decorative (not utilitarian)61.636626.3212
muddy (not washed)61.540326.297
empath (not psychopath)61.399326.0150
bold (not shy)61.2144627.0226
lazy (not diligent)61.213522.6201
crazy (not sane)61.269123.6210
edgy (not politically correct)61.179625.0171
charismatic (not uninspiring)61.1133528.5225
🐐 (not 🦒)61.183231.0216
vague (not precise)61.026526.0193
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)61.065425.4167
prideful (not envious)61.0125629.9200
accepting (not judgemental)60.963928.8191
vegan (not cannibal)60.973826.4252
opinionated (not jealous)60.9122428.095
wavering (not resolute)60.820325.2168
ugly (not beautiful)60.721926.4249
transparent (not machiavellian)60.761429.483
rugged (not refined)60.563325.2194
treasure (not trash)60.4139824.6263
lowbrow (not highbrow)60.331128.1157
subjective (not objective)60.148028.8172
chill (not offended)59.947226.9289
stuttering (not rhythmic)59.929129.1258
roundabout (not direct)59.825326.7202
transient (not permanent)59.840126.1144
protagonist (not antagonist)59.8123427.8113
relaxed (not tense)59.725529.8202
abstract (not concrete)59.749026.7192
doer (not thinker)59.799429.0193
cat person (not dog person)59.767433.097
leisurely (not hurried)59.643929.0244
giggling (not chortling)59.637632.5269
🤠 (not 🤑)59.498232.5214
biased (not impartial)59.3116025.3176
provincial (not cosmopolitan)59.255728.5164
wild (not tame)59.198426.7272
theist (not atheist)59.147627.3174
🧠 (not 💪)59.0120025.7262
nurturing (not poisonous)58.9101224.7166
centrist (not radical)58.946528.386
irrelevant (not important)58.716625.9200
common sense (not analysis)58.642327.991
oxymoron (not tautology)58.667129.144
focused on the future (not focused on the present)58.454029.9196
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)58.381827.0169
straightforward (not cryptic)58.2118428.2225
emancipated (not enslaved)58.2119124.4170
purple (not orange)58.165930.9200
angelic (not demonic)58.096123.8200
queer (not straight)58.031729.4222
moist (not dry)58.063928.7260
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)57.980328.1173
aloof (not obsessed)57.722828.6193
night owl (not morning lark)57.799428.9213
average (not deviant)57.748528.2225
liberal (not conservative)57.7103230.2206
👟 (not 🥾)57.777731.2194
kinky (not vanilla)57.677832.2197
gendered (not androgynous)57.6164230.2203
repetitive (not varied)57.688627.7216
🥴 (not 🥳)57.685431.4227
hypocritical (not equitable)57.565426.6262
flourishing (not traumatized)57.538526.4284
experimental (not reliable)57.469627.6270
narcissistic (not low self esteem)57.396329.8249
preppy (not punk rock)57.3100826.3264
deranged (not reasonable)57.162624.2209
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)57.190930.8205
variable (not consistent)57.149329.3256
trusting (not suspicious)57.068427.8210
avant-garde (not classical)56.959828.6176
helpless (not resourceful)56.920925.1231
civilized (not barbaric)56.8120524.8200
creepy (not disarming)56.838726.9208
believable (not poorly-written)56.8175124.4251
existentialist (not nihilist)56.7107229.5124
luddite (not technophile)56.574526.0124
naive (not paranoid)56.546029.2120
mundane (not extraordinary)56.439227.9271
🤔 (not 🤫)56.498431.8185
😏 (not 😬)56.395334.1206
efficient (not overprepared)56.3133026.8247
exhibitionist (not bashful)56.2108031.2161
complimentary (not insulting)56.093927.7196
picky (not always down)56.096227.9106
persistent (not quitter)55.7184628.2209
entitled (not grateful)55.783128.5157
smooth (not rough)55.683827.6202
punchable (not loveable)55.456427.7302
trusting (not charming)55.372128.6206
outsider (not insider)55.288428.0232
historical (not modern)55.173329.1191
interesting (not tiresome)54.8139627.8214
open-minded (not close-minded)54.7111928.1208
slugabed (not go-getter)54.717825.6172
healthy (not sickly)54.6138825.7234
self-destructive (not self-improving)54.593826.0271
pensive (not serene)54.5155127.3114
trendy (not vintage)54.443727.7146
accommodating (not stubborn)54.439329.7196
careful (not brave)54.354427.1200
🤺 (not 🏌)54.3141931.6228
privileged (not oppressed)54.3122025.5256
skeptical (not spiritual)54.1136228.7215
astonishing (not methodical)54.065727.8220
insecure (not confident)54.049329.6207
📈 (not 📉)54.0132128.5194
neurotypical (not autistic)53.9151426.8173
🐷 (not 🐮)53.951629.9154
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)53.8112028.6184
basic (not hipster)53.7112429.5186
motivated (not unmotivated)53.7177829.892
bookish (not sporty)53.6116830.6207
real (not philosophical)53.6127028.9189
lavish (not frugal)53.577526.5152
socialist (not libertarian)53.452929.4163
debased (not pure)53.283826.0232
overspender (not penny-pincher)53.178529.4164
creative (not conventional)53.0100329.6221
slothful (not active)53.025026.3191
linear (not circular)53.089930.7229
warm (not quarrelsome)52.985629.1230
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.960530.3145
melee (not ranged)52.961529.5205
Greek (not Roman)52.871827.9187
🌟 (not 💩)52.7148828.3205
stingy (not generous)52.766428.1179
worldly (not innocent)52.6135728.7230
statist (not anarchist)52.697727.6163
extravagant (not thrifty)52.588431.2155
frank (not sugarcoated)52.5153431.295
rude (not respectful)52.272526.0199
feminine (not masculine)52.078322.5228
honorable (not cunning)52.0116028.7312
selfish (not altruistic)52.080926.7247
scruffy (not manicured)52.069429.9197
🥰 (not 🙃)52.0102831.3233
wooden (not plastic)52.0146829.2135
jealous (not compersive)51.993826.1189
sheltered (not street-smart)51.969128.2194
slow (not fast)51.846526.3198
pretentious (not unassuming)51.6112331.8189
😇 (not 😈)51.6103327.0225
rebellious (not obedient)51.4123628.1186
driven (not unambitious)51.4181427.4203
🦄 (not 🐴)51.479632.2239
fearmongering (not reassuring)51.476030.687
competitive (not cooperative)51.3122329.1183
wholesome (not salacious)51.3113429.4199
sheeple (not conspiracist)51.153528.8163
unorthodox (not traditional)51.1111830.6211
spicy (not mild)51.0126728.5218
mainstream (not arcane)51.078328.0201
jaded (not innocent)51.0135628.294
heathen (not devout)50.189827.2175
extreme (not moderate)50.9126527.4210
spelunker (not claustrophobic)50.1133729.9226
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)50.9126329.9268
physical (not intellectual)50.271027.9210
literal (not metaphorical)50.2138129.1197
theoretical (not empirical)50.375628.7202
self-assured (not self-conscious)50.3141430.5207
resistant (not resigned)50.6167525.9237
pop (not indie)50.464931.087
receiving (not giving)50.675231.396

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Denny (0.795)
  2. Fez (0.787)
  3. Xander Harris (0.786)
  4. Philip J. Fry (0.78)
  5. Pippin Took (0.775)
  6. Bob Pinciotti (0.768)
  7. Donkey (0.766)
  8. Merry Brandybuck (0.75)
  9. Gene Belcher (0.739)
  10. Michael Scott (0.73)
  1. Cobra Bubbles (-0.67)
  2. Gus Fring (-0.656)
  3. John Smith (-0.622)
  4. Levi Ackermann (-0.618)
  5. The Operative (-0.616)
  6. Aaron Hotchner (-0.615)
  7. M (-0.612)
  8. Inspector Kido (-0.61)
  9. Michael Corleone (-0.607)
  10. Black Noir (-0.606)

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

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


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