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Timothy McGee Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Timothy McGee is a character from NCIS.

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
devoted (not unfaithful)91.51259.959
loyal (not traitorous)90.722810.8102
nerd (not jock)90.712416.9102
kind (not cruel)89.913211.687
good-manners (not bad-manners)89.610515.010
civilized (not barbaric)89.68511.5102
hygienic (not gross)88.930118.243
heroic (not villainous)88.717014.8121
supportive (not catty)88.68710.67
valedictorian (not drop out)88.017717.1114
one-faced (not two-faced)87.88715.945
human (not animalistic)87.58713.096
high IQ (not low IQ)87.236414.9111
wholesome (not salacious)87.25613.269
clean (not perverted)87.214110.531
reliable (not experimental)87.04613.339
real (not fake)87.022210.68
egalitarian (not racist)86.931315.083
high-tech (not low-tech)86.311320.798
reasonable (not deranged)86.36415.980
respectful (not rude)85.912917.8116
white knight (not bad boy)85.87815.731
well behaved (not mischievous)85.74116.4121
competent (not incompetent)85.637917.7108
overthinker (not underthinker)85.621220.49
🧠 (not 💪)85.425517.387
not genocidal (not genocidal)85.323015.630
straight edge (not junkie)84.929615.78
persistent (not quitter)84.977216.872
intellectual (not physical)84.823317.1105
diligent (not lazy)84.865918.3105
scheduled (not spontaneous)84.519818.4117
obedient (not rebellious)84.54713.9108
gentle (not harsh)84.51439.58
friendly (not unfriendly)84.434520.340
bookish (not sporty)83.836021.8115
tame (not wild)83.83217.1130
works hard (not plays hard)83.622717.4111
stable (not unstable)83.69116.28
scientific (not artistic)83.616418.895
believable (not poorly-written)83.318617.538
meaningful (not pointless)82.73569.89
accurate (not off target)82.624610.99
angelic (not demonic)82.515516.398
consistent (not variable)82.27722.134
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.015519.3103
motivated (not unmotivated)81.887920.444
sheriff (not outlaw)81.818020.8129
giving (not receiving)81.719211.431
technophile (not luddite)81.69823.895
neat (not messy)81.529220.2119
cautious (not impulsive)81.412016.7112
treasure (not trash)81.352118.8102
workaholic (not slacker)81.166616.1101
😇 (not 😈)81.118018.8102
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)81.050314.48
honorable (not cunning)80.916721.3116
protagonist (not antagonist)80.938922.326
driven (not unambitious)80.779618.3100
proper (not scandalous)80.715718.5105
moderate (not extreme)80.72417.1114
empath (not psychopath)80.628619.638
preppy (not punk rock)80.625717.337
orderly (not chaotic)80.422323.489
sensible (not ludicrous)80.218319.399
dorky (not cool)80.213020.879
perceptive (not unobservant)80.268721.944
soulful (not soulless)80.054118.6103
sane (not crazy)80.010917.083
resists change (not likes change)80.029319.49
humble (not arrogant)79.914517.6106
politically correct (not edgy)79.87517.8113
self-disciplined (not disorganized)79.761321.8104
nurturing (not poisonous)79.731417.796
modest (not flamboyant)79.717518.899
refined (not rugged)79.624116.4109
on-time (not tardy)79.650225.748
pure (not debased)79.418418.291
vanilla (not kinky)79.313521.5100
deliberate (not spontaneous)79.335920.095
water (not fire)79.39520.139
corporate (not freelance)79.116019.835
focused (not absentminded)79.169620.09
first-mate (not captain)79.126119.4101
precise (not vague)78.929119.697
moderate (not gluttonous)78.927912.28
scholarly (not crafty)78.910622.4108
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)78.919723.794
complimentary (not insulting)78.821119.8111
gamer (not non-gamer)78.812629.847
forgiving (not vengeful)78.722817.799
methodical (not astonishing)78.617519.991
knowledgeable (not ignorant)78.655622.930
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)78.635622.933
low self esteem (not narcissistic)78.39316.251
warm (not cold)78.231316.2115
fixable (not unfixable)78.17317.340
goal-oriented (not experience-oriented)78.124624.97
sweet (not bitter)77.826718.7102
emotional (not unemotional)77.851718.030
resourceful (not helpless)77.782220.2118
🤖 (not 👻)77.69521.582
introvert (not extrovert)77.617116.695
mild (not spicy)77.510621.2104
official (not backdoor)77.510622.796
studious (not goof-off)77.461526.694
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)77.411424.424
patriotic (not unpatriotic)77.332418.582
🎃 (not 💀)77.313919.834
timid (not cocky)77.37715.930
healthy (not sickly)77.152217.2102
important (not irrelevant)77.085921.5117
statist (not anarchist)76.911320.4112
English (not German)76.954323.727
positive (not negative)76.931615.07
lover (not fighter)76.823019.038
submissive (not dominant)76.816417.8103
altruistic (not selfish)76.732417.1114
permanent (not transient)76.712418.789
traditional (not unorthodox)76.617320.8111
legit (not scrub)76.554521.7104
hard-work (not natural-talent)76.524222.955
gendered (not androgynous)76.489224.393
🎨 (not 🏀)76.359320.146
manicured (not scruffy)76.266921.281
awkward (not suspicious)76.213418.999
reasoned (not instinctual)76.111522.7111
🐿 (not 🦇)76.131221.764
fresh (not stinky)76.061123.1130
woke (not problematic)75.917619.78
love shy (not cassanova)75.821018.810
tight (not loose)75.843322.534
flower child (not goth)75.845921.933
OCD (not ADHD)75.735422.341
good-humored (not angry)75.638517.396
beta (not alpha)75.622421.8109
anti-prank (not prankster)75.652029.37
unambiguous (not mysterious)75.520622.6104
feminist (not sexist)75.570620.0113
soft (not hard)75.325519.998
cooperative (not competitive)75.219422.2110
nice (not naughty)75.234031.011
tailor (not blacksmith)75.132024.327
soft (not hard)75.127420.6110
attentive (not interrupting)75.124924.834
seemly (not inappropriate)75.149524.38
confidential (not gossiping)74.865121.2107
serious (not bold)74.715517.8107
mechanical (not natural)74.623619.211
genius (not dunce)74.655219.0128
basic (not hipster)74.631323.394
thinker (not doer)74.510521.939
reassuring (not fearmongering)74.533525.434
sober (not indulgent)74.215723.4119
washed (not muddy)74.245620.423
overachiever (not underachiever)74.283426.334
pacifist (not ferocious)74.120818.691
genuine (not sarcastic)74.033422.1116
stereotypical (not boundary breaking)74.019913.98
wooden (not plastic)73.940221.931
rational (not whimsical)73.944323.397
quiet (not loud)73.931020.4110
straight (not queer)73.977024.278
warm (not quarrelsome)73.826419.6104
stable (not moody)73.710223.499
innocent (not jaded)73.716622.732
classical (not avant-garde)73.626121.590
sweet (not savory)73.627125.08
trusting (not charming)73.69920.6104
militaristic (not hippie)73.660622.737
love-focused (not money-focused)73.576620.931
concrete (not abstract)73.430523.792
tactful (not indiscreet)73.435921.289
rock (not rap)73.280422.824
devout (not heathen)73.224722.690
prudish (not flirtatious)73.219920.931
realistic (not fantastical)73.141124.938
prestigious (not disreputable)73.049020.391
bashful (not exhibitionist)72.98125.837
zebra (not lion)72.928729.89
pointed (not random)72.779821.234
noble (not jovial)72.649323.08
practical (not imaginative)72.554823.9123
🧐 (not 😎)72.527526.374
privileged (not oppressed)72.568622.844
😊 (not 🤣)72.444326.797
cheesy (not chic)72.434019.530
earth (not air)72.137325.030
awkward (not charming)72.022024.5115
generous (not stingy)72.056322.037
analysis (not common sense)72.035728.925
sincere (not irreverent)72.070527.57
🌟 (not 💩)71.995424.282
sensitive (not thick-skinned)71.828819.7108
disarming (not creepy)71.868819.691
private (not gregarious)71.758422.0113
glad (not mad)71.627221.874
self-improving (not self-destructive)71.625821.730
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)71.657119.67
average (not deviant)71.513122.991
romantic (not dispassionate)71.569123.631
chronically single (not serial dater)71.565026.311
go-getter (not slugabed)71.4108922.269
cheery (not grumpy)71.439324.111
everyman (not chosen one)71.320725.030
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)71.326620.398
gracious (not feisty)71.311520.6106
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)71.312023.639
vintage (not trendy)71.275925.332
tense (not relaxed)71.293520.4104
patient (not impatient)71.221423.198
introspective (not not introspective)71.248922.2104
handy (not can't-fix-anything)71.173517.543
skeptical (not spiritual)71.176725.1119
welcoming experience (not cringing away)71.046119.88
bright (not depressed)70.933120.8104
cultured (not rustic)70.949120.027
capitalist (not communist)70.951021.97
thinker (not feeler)70.936827.07
democratic (not authoritarian)70.837026.288
metrosexual (not macho)70.744820.541
gatherer (not hunter)70.738719.836
chaste (not lustful)70.622220.9100
mature (not juvenile)70.659125.593
straightforward (not cryptic)70.556228.7103
mellow (not energetic)70.529320.48
meek (not bossy)70.420722.5109
withdrawn (not outgoing)70.429925.89
penny-pincher (not overspender)70.134023.0113
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)70.146824.18
opinionated (not jealous)70.084420.120
equitable (not hypocritical)69.840526.3114
insecure (not confident)69.819120.4131
involved (not remote)69.574323.090
loveable (not punchable)69.464127.429
formal (not intimate)69.343325.3138
💝 (not 💔)69.340828.894
🧢 (not 🎩)69.250430.178
grateful (not entitled)69.243720.832
homebody (not world traveler)69.243426.213
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)69.250014.58
curious (not apathetic)69.174025.9105
down2earth (not head@clouds)69.151324.7100
claustrophobic (not spelunker)69.113524.129
factual (not exaggerating)69.146327.538
shy (not bold)69.010321.0108
innocent (not worldly)69.020221.1108
young (not old)69.086720.598
interested (not bored)69.077724.745
literal (not metaphorical)68.844724.6110
apologetic (not proud)68.811228.013
earthly (not divine)68.765427.09
sheltered (not street-smart)68.630523.9111
yes-man (not contrarian)68.616020.336
accommodating (not stubborn)68.615027.542
demure (not vain)68.532621.5100
tasteful (not lewd)68.370124.3107
transparent (not machiavellian)68.332322.836
anxious (not calm)68.262324.093
routine (not innovative)68.240936.99
utilitarian (not decorative)68.162426.498
delicate (not coarse)68.130828.911
subdued (not exuberant)67.922825.028
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)67.949629.380
frugal (not lavish)67.849523.0108
accepting (not judgemental)67.645625.289
touchy-feely (not distant)67.541522.029
serious (not playful)67.482722.6108
conventional (not creative)67.439425.7107
analytical (not intuitive)67.451126.18
logical (not emotional)67.342225.181
deep (not shallow)67.373722.8139
📈 (not 📉)67.364628.183
ranged (not melee)67.324524.325
things-person (not people-person)67.344027.87
centrist (not radical)67.216423.726
eloquent (not unpolished)67.179923.099
existentialist (not nihilist)67.045423.260
smooth (not rough)66.944121.996
passive (not assertive)66.820123.597
monochrome (not multicolored)66.846527.7100
slovenly (not stylish)66.630423.7108
vegan (not cannibal)66.557627.432
enlightened (not lost)66.437324.036
writer (not reader)66.437932.39
Swedish (not Italian)66.337326.030
blue (not red)66.353227.411
awkward (not comfortable)66.344928.47
wise (not foolish)66.266020.9107
hopeful (not fearful)66.272928.010
triggered (not trolling)66.170317.934
shy (not playful)66.019320.7113
regular (not zany)65.929223.973
heartfelt (not clinical)65.982324.88
blissful (not haunted)65.727123.033
princess (not queen)65.533835.330
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)65.572830.38
thrifty (not extravagant)65.451423.241
self-conscious (not self-assured)65.423426.7125
🤔 (not 🤫)65.250427.981
factual (not poetic)65.165122.138
rejected (not popular)65.159927.89
repetitive (not varied)65.051224.092
specialist (not generalist)65.062824.8104
🤠 (not 🤑)65.081425.681
offended (not chill)65.069522.525
sheepish (not smug)65.024025.98
trusting (not suspicious)64.646426.5108
real (not philosophical)64.480826.5112
fussy (not sloppy)64.4112424.810
asexual (not sexual)64.334125.530
neurotypical (not autistic)64.2110825.692
parental (not childlike)64.280230.89
mild (not manic)64.238425.510
high standards (not desperate)64.180624.239
flat (not bubbly)64.169220.910
mathematical (not literary)64.036429.3109
no-nonsense (not dramatic)64.052425.286
fast-talking (not slow-talking)64.084024.130
enchanting (not disturbing)64.084315.77
conformist (not maverick)64.027316.08
🤐 (not 😜)63.964231.265
morning lark (not night owl)63.838530.5108
domestic (not industrial)63.842925.589
objective (not subjective)63.830925.882
sunny (not gloomy)63.857821.635
good-cook (not bad-cook)63.845628.339
handshakes (not hugs)63.796130.410
all-seeing (not blind)63.770622.49
picky (not always down)63.666524.035
rigid (not flexible)63.568624.9102
snoops (not minds-own-business)63.4116330.39
dolphin (not kangaroo)63.343729.510
guarded (not open)63.2121124.5101
careful (not brave)63.132223.0108
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)63.166626.686
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')63.19730.379
linear (not circular)63.139927.633
simple (not complicated)62.824926.895
naive (not paranoid)62.832328.533
open-minded (not close-minded)62.786722.493
hypochondriac (not stoic)62.734730.934
hesitant (not decisive)62.628426.496
hurried (not leisurely)62.671325.4103
spartan (not glamorous)62.682724.914
compersive (not jealous)62.559123.1101
active (not slothful)62.5150023.9118
apprentice (not master)62.544026.6107
🥰 (not 🙃)62.466231.0134
masculine (not feminine)62.2102122.6118
realist (not idealist)62.067129.9117
off-key (not musical)62.065229.524
dry (not moist)62.055128.434
pensive (not serene)62.0119522.237
consumer (not creator)62.048930.88
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)62.036127.07
strong identity (not social chameleon)62.0127021.68
French (not Russian)61.979330.036
🏌 (not 🤺)61.820528.286
unchallenging (not demanding)61.821424.040
vulnerable (not armoured)61.741624.892
grounded (not fantasy-prone)61.775030.98
insomniac (not slumbering)61.7118925.57
😀 (not 😭)61.660223.687
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)61.654532.6110
🛌 (not 🧗)61.637629.9124
insightful (not generic)61.6115922.810
perfect (not flawed)61.520123.58
joyful (not miserable)61.450224.194
social climber (not nonconformist)61.451025.910
😬 (not 😏)61.345330.884
sturdy (not flimsy)61.2113426.733
lighthearted (not intense)61.237325.438
winter (not summer)61.267125.233
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)61.0115228.5105
gullible (not cynical)61.042927.830
🐴 (not 🦄)60.984232.071
evolutionist (not creationist)60.879235.310
buffoon (not charmer)60.834925.513
obsessed (not aloof)60.799820.296
interesting (not tiresome)60.7125523.599
normie (not freak)60.756829.449
questioning (not believing)60.6101132.711
happy (not sad)60.547123.187
deep (not epic)60.551424.529
activist (not nonpartisan)60.5101826.48
repressed (not forward)60.438725.411
tall (not short)60.391923.1137
highbrow (not lowbrow)60.395622.8102
beautiful (not ugly)60.3149823.7109
attractive (not repulsive)60.1137620.0100
alert (not oblivious)60.1113526.889
resigned (not resistant)59.911128.3120
funny (not humorless)59.894924.9109
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)59.880632.792
uptight (not easy)59.8106825.810
impartial (not biased)59.715025.892
builder (not explorer)59.765728.586
sugarcoated (not frank)59.621224.629
bear (not wolf)59.651724.98
hoarder (not unprepared)59.595124.099
goofy (not unfrivolous)59.563125.88
weird (not normal)59.499123.8134
🐀 (not 🐘)59.263130.4133
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)59.181225.039
annoying (not unannoying)59.175520.411
libertarian (not socialist)59.063526.886
Greek (not Roman)59.033228.525
cliché (not original)59.057224.38
clumsy (not coordinated)58.950028.695
resolute (not wavering)58.9125829.584
reclusive (not social)58.866926.3129
tired (not wired)58.841123.611
eager (not reluctant)58.8112728.814
euphoric (not resentful)58.753117.210
often crying (not never cries)58.566726.723
communal (not individualist)58.446528.6106
physicist (not photographer)58.471034.014
cheery (not sorrowful)58.361123.9117
urban (not rural)58.3125328.9147
pronatalist (not child free)58.246328.774
monotone (not expressive)58.250728.732
Pepsi (not Coke)58.141531.935
comedic (not dramatic)58.045627.930
quivering (not unstirring)57.938627.79
follower (not leader)57.858723.617
unassuming (not pretentious)57.559031.197
frenzied (not sleepy)57.4161023.237
stuttering (not rhythmic)57.235727.224
optimistic (not pessimistic)57.082027.789
insider (not outsider)56.963528.7109
emancipated (not enslaved)56.8132525.9114
🥴 (not 🥳)56.894326.477
predictable (not quirky)56.870627.823
rich (not poor)56.7106418.0103
👽 (not 🤡)56.791429.680
cat person (not dog person)56.782434.823
codependent (not independent)56.556227.992
chill (not sassy)56.538117.210
🐐 (not 🦒)56.4120030.4103
provincial (not cosmopolitan)56.271128.192
sheeple (not conspiracist)56.234725.584
reserved (not chatty)56.191025.5111
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)56.075520.58
strict (not lenient)55.998227.2117
atheist (not theist)55.9111629.675
engineerial (not lawyerly)55.970829.87
spirited (not lifeless)55.7157022.17
blessed (not cursed)55.754624.48
unmeddlesome (not prying)55.732417.77
🐩 (not 🐒)55.695831.779
puny (not mighty)55.544620.8101
side character (not main character)55.495535.116
unlucky (not fortunate)55.296423.494
thick (not thin)55.264123.1113
profound (not ironic)55.080124.127
mundane (not extraordinary)54.946926.1120
🐮 (not 🐷)54.7117328.3106
expressive (not stoic)54.6113326.899
twitchy (not still)54.5117026.054
realistic (not ambitious)54.463728.835
geriatric (not vibrant)54.247127.731
proactive (not reactive)53.871531.937
modern (not historical)53.6108928.9101
political (not nonpolitical)53.5112826.493
open to new experinces (not uncreative)53.5149825.7100
monastic (not hedonist)53.571124.057
🧕 (not 💃)53.460129.9104
traumatized (not flourishing)53.3137424.736
charismatic (not uninspiring)53.1168326.9107
overprepared (not efficient)53.136927.127
🥶 (not 🥵)52.975727.736
utopian (not dystopian)52.795624.27
direct (not roundabout)52.6147629.694
pro (not noob)52.4154528.888
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)52.1106127.274
cringeworthy (not inspiring)52.177325.192
chortling (not giggling)52.1133826.936
whippersnapper (not sage)52.1100830.425
tautology (not oxymoron)52.155116.820
🥾 (not 👟)51.9100334.690
mainstream (not arcane)51.878430.997
presidential (not folksy)51.8112328.143
businesslike (not chivalrous)51.8101224.834
pop (not indie)51.862833.336
theoretical (not empirical)51.767930.9107
purple (not orange)51.5101630.489
open-book (not secretive)51.369427.533
neutral (not opinionated)51.322629.748
fast (not slow)51.0155623.998
envious (not prideful)51.033726.050
entrepreneur (not employee)51.0129624.88
eastern (not western)50.939732.788
long-winded (not concise)50.1100924.720
progressive (not old-fashioned)50.9114131.111
pack rat (not minimalist)50.888730.161
work-first (not family-first)50.7100827.898
conservative (not liberal)50.473530.772
weakass (not badass)50.453125.039
focused on the future (not focused on the present)50.595426.3109

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jimmy Palmer (0.872)
  2. Ben Wyatt (0.858)
  3. Dr. James Wilson (0.855)
  4. Pope (0.854)
  5. Brian Johnson (0.844)
  6. Lexi Howard (0.838)
  7. Kenny Stowton (0.834)
  8. Aram Mojtabai (0.831)
  9. Oliver Hampton (0.831)
  10. David Phillips (0.826)
  1. Frank Gallagher (-0.7)
  2. Noah Puckerman (-0.697)
  3. Bender Bending Rodriguez (-0.677)
  4. Krusty the Clown (-0.676)
  5. Charlie Harper (-0.668)
  6. Billy Hargrove (-0.661)
  7. Bobby Briggs (-0.65)
  8. Reese Wilkerson (-0.647)
  9. Erlich Bachman (-0.642)
  10. Meredith Palmer (-0.637)

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

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


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