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Jimmy Palmer Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Jimmy Palmer 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
good-manners (not bad-manners)94.3299.59
hygienic (not gross)92.315110.812
supportive (not catty)91.92812.67
bookish (not sporty)91.69710.299
🧠 (not 💪)91.6749.0116
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)91.52114.089
intellectual (not physical)90.2889.395
kind (not cruel)90.212112.387
straight edge (not junkie)90.21069.437
nerd (not jock)89.116415.096
valedictorian (not drop out)89.014815.595
respectful (not rude)88.87513.2114
motivated (not unmotivated)88.738811.821
scientific (not artistic)88.46315.8112
loyal (not traitorous)88.435715.7113
friendly (not unfriendly)87.623416.47
engineerial (not lawyerly)87.5359.011
employee (not entrepreneur)87.4369.88
sincere (not irreverent)86.912712.036
high IQ (not low IQ)86.639215.1106
nice (not naughty)86.39410.910
blessed (not cursed)86.31810.56
knowledgeable (not ignorant)86.124314.829
seemly (not inappropriate)86.013125.36
civilized (not barbaric)85.721914.496
human (not animalistic)85.714616.6105
flower child (not goth)85.714815.830
wholesome (not salacious)85.69517.083
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)85.67720.096
gentle (not harsh)85.61219.39
sweet (not bitter)85.310613.596
one-faced (not two-faced)85.316318.841
good-humored (not angry)85.213413.595
grateful (not entitled)85.25516.228
😇 (not 😈)85.010618.088
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)85.014314.531
angelic (not demonic)84.710713.5106
positive (not negative)84.614213.410
woke (not problematic)84.64115.87
spirited (not lifeless)84.537012.112
white knight (not bad boy)84.412017.232
forgiving (not vengeful)84.210513.299
soulful (not soulless)84.233618.495
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)84.09417.369
cheesy (not chic)83.86012.723
first-mate (not captain)83.712716.497
love shy (not cassanova)83.76311.77
moderate (not gluttonous)83.612610.59
heroic (not villainous)83.541017.188
soft (not hard)83.59413.7114
soft (not hard)83.49316.6102
diligent (not lazy)83.376413.286
politically correct (not edgy)82.73713.985
competent (not incompetent)82.753818.596
lover (not fighter)82.79916.729
apologetic (not proud)82.72014.46
egalitarian (not racist)82.659717.783
clean (not perverted)82.430519.545
tame (not wild)82.25513.6102
complimentary (not insulting)82.113016.288
glad (not mad)81.98717.889
cooperative (not competitive)81.78416.182
water (not fire)81.76120.834
obedient (not rebellious)81.68116.094
nurturing (not poisonous)81.624416.891
beta (not alpha)81.511117.3111
blue (not red)81.312712.530
pacifist (not ferocious)81.27419.797
scholarly (not crafty)81.27918.7112
humble (not arrogant)81.112117.7111
altruistic (not selfish)81.119711.993
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)81.127621.012
not genocidal (not genocidal)81.041930.122
love-focused (not money-focused)81.045516.629
innocent (not jaded)81.06822.922
pure (not debased)80.915214.591
cheery (not grumpy)80.920515.88
persistent (not quitter)80.9105617.168
devoted (not unfaithful)80.972124.131
stable (not unstable)80.713313.412
proper (not scandalous)80.516118.995
submissive (not dominant)80.211317.6109
generous (not stingy)80.223318.537
works hard (not plays hard)80.038316.4102
meek (not bossy)80.07114.8106
preppy (not punk rock)80.027720.436
giving (not receiving)80.024618.430
manicured (not scruffy)79.952217.6110
follower (not leader)79.915517.07
analytical (not intuitive)79.917022.810
analysis (not common sense)79.815319.425
accommodating (not stubborn)79.74021.130
meaningful (not pointless)79.751511.77
trusting (not suspicious)79.710221.895
reasonable (not deranged)79.424121.988
sunny (not gloomy)79.322021.526
mild (not spicy)79.37420.2109
moderate (not extreme)79.23216.7103
cautious (not impulsive)79.017720.891
warm (not quarrelsome)79.014921.0104
scheduled (not spontaneous)78.936522.4103
neat (not messy)78.940322.591
hugs (not handshakes)78.923424.011
patriotic (not unpatriotic)78.627016.477
well behaved (not mischievous)78.615822.179
empath (not psychopath)78.539212.832
sweet (not savory)78.518518.98
overachiever (not underachiever)78.364616.438
genuine (not sarcastic)78.322321.889
blissful (not haunted)78.27115.232
side character (not main character)78.229322.821
treasure (not trash)78.172719.681
tailor (not blacksmith)78.020114.322
sheltered (not street-smart)77.912120.599
statist (not anarchist)77.79720.686
🎨 (not 🏀)77.752619.931
equitable (not hypocritical)77.615020.198
transparent (not machiavellian)77.68018.729
honorable (not cunning)77.627718.978
reliable (not experimental)77.623125.433
utopian (not dystopian)77.5819.86
dorky (not cool)77.418021.385
washed (not muddy)77.433117.025
awkward (not suspicious)77.311619.091
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)77.266717.19
goofy (not unfrivolous)77.226311.06
happy (not sad)77.111717.4101
fresh (not stinky)77.156119.0127
cheery (not sorrowful)77.018618.089
gracious (not feisty)76.95017.690
refined (not rugged)76.833016.191
workaholic (not slacker)76.887716.799
bright (not depressed)76.717820.1100
gatherer (not hunter)76.721018.233
thin (not thick)76.521918.1106
feminist (not sexist)76.367021.289
sensible (not ludicrous)76.331820.6100
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)76.238313.812
smooth (not rough)76.115420.574
bashful (not exhibitionist)76.14621.740
sensitive (not thick-skinned)76.018019.2102
real (not fake)75.976725.79
devout (not heathen)75.815817.390
vulnerable (not armoured)75.813619.0111
warm (not cold)75.840024.295
healthy (not sickly)75.857821.1107
🐿 (not 🦇)75.831919.369
metrosexual (not macho)75.823420.439
privileged (not oppressed)75.754520.331
driven (not unambitious)75.6109216.7101
lighthearted (not intense)75.611224.330
high-tech (not low-tech)75.531318.993
methodical (not astonishing)75.328520.680
😊 (not 🤣)75.232626.996
rock (not rap)75.265019.732
factual (not exaggerating)75.227322.337
🌟 (not 💩)75.181223.782
vanilla (not kinky)75.022621.8102
optimistic (not pessimistic)74.928919.585
traditional (not unorthodox)74.921121.0100
timid (not cocky)74.89318.233
fast-talking (not slow-talking)74.840626.825
sheriff (not outlaw)74.735821.986
💝 (not 💔)74.726524.393
orderly (not chaotic)74.742321.999
touchy-feely (not distant)74.621726.233
open-minded (not close-minded)74.533017.796
accepting (not judgemental)74.326322.491
modest (not flamboyant)74.235323.7107
joyful (not miserable)74.222721.976
delicate (not coarse)74.118318.39
apprentice (not master)73.817724.393
unambiguous (not mysterious)73.825122.893
often crying (not never cries)73.822724.319
anti-prank (not prankster)73.859120.56
precise (not vague)73.750520.786
young (not old)73.769820.591
curious (not apathetic)73.551623.792
emotional (not unemotional)73.571126.528
factual (not poetic)73.435723.828
unchallenging (not demanding)73.36824.043
zebra (not lion)73.327915.37
genius (not dunce)73.261717.5131
technophile (not luddite)73.123119.973
🧐 (not 😎)73.126226.898
passive (not assertive)73.010121.299
sane (not crazy)72.928923.486
consistent (not variable)72.836928.230
mild (not manic)72.818015.56
specialist (not generalist)72.729525.382
innocent (not worldly)72.714322.4103
quiet (not loud)72.734219.7107
vegan (not cannibal)72.736419.632
loveable (not punchable)72.751428.125
protagonist (not antagonist)72.780731.233
legit (not scrub)72.677725.593
gullible (not cynical)72.618425.225
nonconformist (not social climber)72.643820.910
long-winded (not concise)72.514426.724
euphoric (not resentful)72.520522.111
physicist (not photographer)72.535123.56
quivering (not unstirring)72.211120.736
overthinker (not underthinker)72.278327.59
tasteful (not lewd)72.150522.488
demure (not vain)72.021419.488
👟 (not 🥾)72.030028.277
tall (not short)71.950021.0133
average (not deviant)71.912321.495
yes-man (not contrarian)71.910322.219
shy (not bold)71.88119.1111
giggling (not chortling)71.813527.129
fixable (not unfixable)71.728922.630
careful (not brave)71.415322.3108
hard-work (not natural-talent)71.345921.432
stereotypical (not boundary breaking)71.325424.59
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)71.311525.933
romantic (not dispassionate)71.270723.429
compersive (not jealous)71.129025.974
disarming (not creepy)71.171822.498
welcoming experience (not cringing away)71.145519.57
stable (not moody)71.014722.584
😀 (not 😭)71.031423.490
accurate (not off target)71.072715.713
anxious (not calm)70.952625.392
vintage (not trendy)70.976221.748
hippie (not militaristic)70.928917.99
democratic (not authoritarian)70.837024.465
deliberate (not spontaneous)70.867725.1112
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)70.723823.624
funny (not humorless)70.659020.594
homebody (not world traveler)70.639714.29
sober (not indulgent)70.526824.586
resourceful (not helpless)70.5116422.395
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)70.530532.712
beautiful (not ugly)70.4118020.9117
patient (not impatient)70.124025.387
reassuring (not fearmongering)70.151431.623
sheepish (not smug)70.115324.337
eager (not reluctant)69.961032.611
twitchy (not still)69.855824.543
hopeful (not fearful)69.859616.09
thinker (not doer)69.517626.646
perceptive (not unobservant)69.3120527.034
gendered (not androgynous)69.2130025.888
attractive (not repulsive)69.2108021.194
hypochondriac (not stoic)69.218425.633
on-time (not tardy)69.187829.144
tight (not loose)69.173425.130
self-disciplined (not disorganized)69.0100126.4108
prestigious (not disreputable)68.966324.976
introspective (not not introspective)68.961723.081
classical (not avant-garde)68.843823.895
corporate (not freelance)68.736624.439
low self esteem (not narcissistic)68.626922.431
spartan (not glamorous)68.558818.76
frugal (not lavish)68.447118.383
believable (not poorly-written)68.4125823.028
puny (not mighty)68.316421.399
existentialist (not nihilist)68.337324.374
open-book (not secretive)68.325626.232
enchanting (not disturbing)68.367514.98
chaste (not lustful)68.228922.090
introvert (not extrovert)68.234622.696
reasoned (not instinctual)68.130126.8104
hesitant (not decisive)68.017921.297
deep (not shallow)68.069922.787
comedic (not dramatic)68.023023.232
routine (not innovative)68.041824.66
tense (not relaxed)67.9110723.882
studious (not goof-off)67.896823.787
indie (not pop)67.767525.133
self-improving (not self-destructive)67.336828.437
interested (not bored)67.389427.841
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)67.345420.535
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)67.235722.797
📈 (not 📉)67.264727.192
cultured (not rustic)67.265225.925
French (not Russian)67.150830.127
prudish (not flirtatious)67.035326.526
English (not German)66.9127528.834
mathematical (not literary)66.828229.1118
🤔 (not 🤫)66.741628.878
bear (not wolf)66.732227.89
basic (not hipster)66.560227.388
go-getter (not slugabed)66.5131525.385
awkward (not charming)66.432223.8109
shy (not playful)66.418522.291
rational (not whimsical)66.469026.090
OCD (not ADHD)66.477328.929
activist (not nonpartisan)66.477922.47
gamer (not non-gamer)66.334728.523
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)66.361224.96
straight (not queer)66.2111228.587
important (not irrelevant)66.1134725.1121
🤠 (not 🤑)66.076325.474
rejected (not popular)66.056823.512
🐀 (not 🐘)65.838128.299
insecure (not confident)65.727023.5119
trusting (not charming)65.730926.7106
simple (not complicated)65.718527.289
provincial (not cosmopolitan)65.433923.091
Pepsi (not Coke)65.413028.438
penny-pincher (not overspender)65.356821.298
parental (not childlike)65.377934.06
domestic (not industrial)65.237523.596
🥰 (not 🙃)65.255331.4122
chronically single (not serial dater)65.287519.86
eloquent (not unpolished)65.188027.592
stuttering (not rhythmic)65.121122.136
active (not slothful)65.0140322.875
conventional (not creative)64.846725.099
opinionated (not jealous)64.8111721.130
repetitive (not varied)64.752224.7104
ranged (not melee)64.736231.821
centrist (not radical)64.725926.622
playful (not serious)64.648122.7112
expressive (not monotone)64.585330.027
practical (not imaginative)64.486225.8102
chivalrous (not businesslike)64.253927.538
self-conscious (not self-assured)64.026024.789
chill (not offended)64.037926.329
expressive (not stoic)63.981723.793
focused (not absentminded)63.9123528.89
emancipated (not enslaved)63.896223.572
roundabout (not direct)63.719525.594
weird (not normal)63.482124.2102
skeptical (not spiritual)63.4110926.285
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)63.432618.67
open (not guarded)63.324326.598
dry (not moist)63.250624.521
questioning (not believing)63.290625.06
unmeddlesome (not prying)63.016921.39
slovenly (not stylish)62.838925.089
codependent (not independent)62.841228.6106
interesting (not tiresome)62.7115326.393
linear (not circular)62.741225.133
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)62.771617.66
everyman (not chosen one)62.649629.628
chatty (not reserved)62.574028.5104
🤖 (not 👻)62.450130.774
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)62.472130.084
liberal (not conservative)62.390130.568
attentive (not interrupting)62.369323.935
awkward (not comfortable)62.353830.57
🏌 (not 🤺)62.219231.886
asexual (not sexual)62.139026.128
impartial (not biased)61.911624.688
overprepared (not efficient)61.915726.034
deep (not epic)61.942820.431
feeler (not thinker)61.885513.86
straightforward (not cryptic)61.7106129.095
official (not backdoor)61.655028.398
😬 (not 😏)61.644228.369
wired (not tired)61.486518.59
lenient (not strict)61.361927.189
literal (not metaphorical)61.386529.0114
frenzied (not sleepy)61.3141322.838
social chameleon (not strong identity)61.316714.77
resigned (not resistant)61.29023.690
triggered (not trolling)61.1100824.228
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)60.974227.381
monastic (not hedonist)60.935827.055
fussy (not sloppy)60.9126427.79
unassuming (not pretentious)60.846629.391
sugarcoated (not frank)60.819030.026
perfect (not flawed)60.621522.210
clumsy (not coordinated)60.546226.292
charismatic (not uninspiring)60.5142327.393
family-first (not work-first)60.480626.295
communal (not individualist)60.439825.689
concrete (not abstract)60.486828.892
confidential (not gossiping)60.3117328.798
permanent (not transient)60.373327.161
dolphin (not kangaroo)60.157425.412
claustrophobic (not spelunker)59.834932.239
🦒 (not 🐐)59.719530.2105
conformist (not maverick)59.638023.511
wise (not foolish)59.592221.5108
formal (not intimate)59.571827.5118
👽 (not 🤡)59.577428.195
naive (not paranoid)59.540832.523
insightful (not generic)59.5124724.78
morning lark (not night owl)59.450128.580
logical (not emotional)59.366226.6105
thrifty (not extravagant)59.377323.939
pointed (not random)59.2134026.930
bubbly (not flat)59.270523.48
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)59.179725.365
minimalist (not pack rat)59.176529.178
prideful (not envious)59.1143023.639
creator (not consumer)59.194719.67
wooden (not plastic)59.0124429.029
rich (not poor)58.999621.184
🎃 (not 💀)58.866130.529
open to new experinces (not uncreative)58.5135224.291
utilitarian (not decorative)58.5107325.780
arcane (not mainstream)58.489825.176
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)58.369431.9113
snoops (not minds-own-business)58.3135618.36
weakass (not badass)58.236525.732
🐮 (not 🐷)58.191828.197
tactful (not indiscreet)57.7111029.668
chill (not sassy)57.735220.510
neurotypical (not autistic)57.6141226.494
sheeple (not conspiracist)57.628025.978
🥴 (not 🥳)57.690326.788
realistic (not ambitious)57.654730.332
slumbering (not insomniac)57.629133.87
oblivious (not alert)57.547827.188
objective (not subjective)57.458926.779
masculine (not feminine)57.3113422.289
involved (not remote)57.2141426.892
explorer (not builder)57.188929.698
realistic (not fantastical)57.0103429.034
original (not cliché)57.093825.07
folksy (not presidential)56.974227.934
flexible (not rigid)56.866326.488
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')56.836230.174
monochrome (not multicolored)56.880828.785
normie (not freak)56.870830.644
enlightened (not lost)56.771726.334
vibrant (not geriatric)56.7129523.329
always down (not picky)56.652428.421
progressive (not old-fashioned)56.695523.314
neutral (not opinionated)56.514226.140
hurried (not leisurely)56.3102125.588
reclusive (not social)56.374526.9120
😜 (not 🤐)56.282026.270
Swedish (not Italian)56.274230.423
good-cook (not bad-cook)56.276127.825
mature (not juvenile)56.1103526.6115
urban (not rural)56.1133029.895
🛌 (not 🧗)56.154629.6112
purple (not orange)56.078929.990
Greek (not Roman)56.053429.320
hoarder (not unprepared)55.9110723.476
nonpolitical (not political)55.764825.391
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)55.766432.77
serene (not pensive)55.317326.526
blind (not all-seeing)55.372826.39
🐩 (not 🐒)55.097630.155
tautology (not oxymoron)55.038420.911
princess (not queen)55.064435.521
uptight (not easy)55.0122426.010
regular (not zany)54.971827.780
earth (not air)54.9125831.839
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)54.8134729.872
serious (not bold)54.578925.782
withdrawn (not outgoing)54.577226.68
people-person (not things-person)54.5102935.210
🥵 (not 🥶)54.4105125.734
desperate (not high standards)54.265624.641
realist (not idealist)54.198327.998
annoying (not unannoying)54.095323.28
theoretical (not empirical)53.853134.181
fast (not slow)53.7146022.685
mundane (not extraordinary)53.649828.898
western (not eastern)53.6152832.394
obsessed (not aloof)53.5142923.384
pronatalist (not child free)53.558529.096
cat person (not dog person)53.595736.324
clinical (not heartfelt)53.572029.36
down2earth (not head@clouds)53.4105531.3100
natural (not mechanical)53.4107635.98
pro (not noob)53.3151226.374
real (not philosophical)53.1137028.592
repressed (not forward)53.162926.59
noble (not jovial)53.0127828.510
can't-fix-anything (not handy)53.063130.17
private (not gregarious)52.9128829.883
libertarian (not socialist)52.8112628.188
atheist (not theist)52.7122727.360
🧢 (not 🎩)52.794531.587
flimsy (not sturdy)52.754724.929
modern (not historical)52.6111927.881
🧕 (not 💃)52.662027.8105
subdued (not exuberant)52.575828.124
divine (not earthly)52.556723.26
reactive (not proactive)52.3109928.721
inspiring (not cringeworthy)52.1122626.3104
outsider (not insider)52.0107730.598
whippersnapper (not sage)52.0100928.425
🦄 (not 🐴)51.982233.561
traumatized (not flourishing)51.9142023.620
ironic (not profound)51.9102629.132
fortunate (not unlucky)51.788824.190
reader (not writer)51.795929.111
capitalist (not communist)51.7119925.27
buffoon (not charmer)51.555221.16
musical (not off-key)51.486325.826
fantasy-prone (not grounded)51.399126.210
summer (not winter)51.2105431.925
evolutionist (not creationist)51.2127227.76
energetic (not mellow)51.2112731.18
highbrow (not lowbrow)50.8139729.173
no-nonsense (not dramatic)50.298028.497
wavering (not resolute)50.251229.670
focused on the future (not focused on the present)50.794025.385
predictable (not quirky)50.497430.131
resists change (not likes change)50.6150126.58

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Timothy McGee (0.872)
  2. Aram Mojtabai (0.854)
  3. Ted Mullens (0.844)
  4. Oliver Hampton (0.843)
  5. Molly Hooper (0.841)
  6. Dr. James Wilson (0.84)
  7. Kenny Stowton (0.834)
  8. Samwell Tarly (0.83)
  9. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (0.828)
  10. Brian Johnson (0.824)
  1. Billy Hargrove (-0.748)
  2. Noah Puckerman (-0.703)
  3. Merle Dixon (-0.681)
  4. Nelson Muntz (-0.671)
  5. Frank Gallagher (-0.648)
  6. Gaston (-0.646)
  7. Theodore 'T-Bag' Bagwell (-0.646)
  8. Ernesto de la Cruz (-0.639)
  9. Sid Phillips (-0.638)
  10. Nate Jacobs (-0.638)

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

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


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