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Odysseus Descriptive Personality Statistics

Reference picture of Odysseus

Odysseus is a character from The Odyssey.

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
main character (not side character)94.96912.742
leader (not follower)92.71528.523
entrepreneur (not employee)92.3988.926
maverick (not conformist)91.94712.916
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)91.18815.225
bold (not shy)90.226712.037
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)89.717211.016
Greek (not Roman)89.5120.335
driven (not unambitious)89.225020.126
persistent (not quitter)88.348613.831
world traveler (not homebody)88.38018.515
innovative (not routine)88.16413.917
🤺 (not 🏌)87.511216.426
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)87.510611.017
bossy (not meek)87.423020.126
important (not irrelevant)87.428314.927
opinionated (not neutral)87.030511.640
alpha (not beta)86.922221.042
captain (not first-mate)86.617522.246
handy (not can't-fix-anything)86.515925.515
overachiever (not underachiever)86.424518.344
brave (not careful)86.26916.630
cocky (not timid)86.128416.736
worldly (not innocent)85.914717.542
masculine (not feminine)85.732116.235
mighty (not puny)85.517413.626
charismatic (not uninspiring)85.322116.823
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)85.09718.224
master (not apprentice)84.729317.129
high IQ (not low IQ)84.648519.829
smug (not sheepish)84.227813.620
lion (not zebra)84.129414.316
Italian (not Swedish)83.96213.920
thinker (not feeler)83.710021.215
pro (not noob)83.541819.433
unstirring (not quivering)83.515721.616
motivated (not unmotivated)83.475119.532
rhythmic (not stuttering)83.215217.529
active (not slothful)83.145417.246
charming (not awkward)82.820318.025
prideful (not envious)82.68620.351
historical (not modern)81.99922.932
interested (not bored)81.915321.637
diligent (not lazy)81.986920.630
playful (not shy)81.940414.627
narcissistic (not low self esteem)81.824520.233
resourceful (not helpless)81.660321.519
demanding (not unchallenging)81.647521.049
spirited (not lifeless)81.649818.520
assertive (not passive)81.541019.339
🧗 (not 🛌)81.530919.618
creative (not conventional)81.320118.231
attractive (not repulsive)81.353023.221
proud (not apologetic)81.355018.815
comfortable (not awkward)81.11548.915
patriotic (not unpatriotic)80.919119.426
stubborn (not accommodating)80.946121.739
vengeful (not forgiving)80.630815.531
dramatic (not comedic)80.531219.742
dominant (not submissive)80.451622.921
open to new experinces (not uncreative)80.440821.028
outgoing (not withdrawn)80.430021.414
protagonist (not antagonist)80.341125.732
decisive (not hesitant)80.339715.636
extreme (not moderate)80.340821.228
go-getter (not slugabed)80.254617.520
cursed (not blessed)79.927221.415
sturdy (not flimsy)79.834623.634
sexual (not asexual)79.742127.228
focused (not absentminded)79.767022.016
ambitious (not realistic)79.625325.748
interesting (not tiresome)79.434119.948
confident (not insecure)79.344019.324
tardy (not on-time)79.312426.840
queen (not princess)79.333524.424
independent (not codependent)79.138528.327
jaded (not innocent)79.140518.528
exhibitionist (not bashful)78.919318.433
flawed (not perfect)78.839721.317
resolute (not wavering)78.629023.720
hard (not soft)78.530319.624
frenzied (not sleepy)78.435819.025
haunted (not blissful)78.437923.748
curious (not apathetic)78.331221.425
insightful (not generic)78.334826.423
armoured (not vulnerable)78.332316.935
street-smart (not sheltered)78.342926.541
heroic (not villainous)78.166720.928
cassanova (not love shy)78.123311.617
rebellious (not obedient)77.851722.128
chosen one (not everyman)77.816424.731
analysis (not common sense)77.820422.627
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)77.712127.327
suspicious (not awkward)77.632815.223
complicated (not simple)77.644325.736
popular (not rejected)77.428121.619
badass (not weakass)77.375027.046
welcoming experience (not cringing away)76.926219.419
militaristic (not hippie)76.848919.916
beautiful (not ugly)76.792522.522
explorer (not builder)76.623326.924
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)76.634216.416
rich (not poor)76.551520.633
workaholic (not slacker)76.588626.235
savory (not sweet)76.23389.917
energetic (not mellow)76.035321.114
feisty (not gracious)75.950317.832
tactful (not indiscreet)75.926125.426
crafty (not scholarly)75.736925.925
perceptive (not unobservant)75.790730.820
hard (not soft)75.539418.337
healthy (not sickly)75.460021.956
romantic (not dispassionate)75.353223.741
gendered (not androgynous)75.295928.731
manic (not mild)74.951718.719
goal-oriented (not experience-oriented)74.834127.015
spelunker (not claustrophobic)74.817924.734
chortling (not giggling)74.726319.822
mischievous (not well behaved)74.659723.427
hopeful (not fearful)74.642727.923
charmer (not buffoon)74.563226.116
accurate (not off target)74.457432.715
exuberant (not subdued)74.337119.523
people-person (not things-person)74.336330.815
extraordinary (not mundane)74.359928.538
resistant (not resigned)74.346128.228
coarse (not delicate)74.246721.920
thick-skinned (not sensitive)74.125920.730
epic (not deep)73.913930.838
prying (not unmeddlesome)73.959124.715
biased (not impartial)73.742722.825
pretentious (not unassuming)73.640525.232
prankster (not anti-prank)73.436029.919
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)73.314023.826
genius (not dunce)73.261721.524
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)73.239324.918
knowledgeable (not ignorant)73.275725.927
writer (not reader)73.118627.618
pointed (not random)73.176624.535
handshakes (not hugs)73.168725.416
love-focused (not money-focused)73.078628.234
obsessed (not aloof)72.744423.726
competitive (not cooperative)72.667331.124
hunter (not gatherer)72.652227.625
wild (not tame)72.563321.054
alert (not oblivious)72.569724.534
vintage (not trendy)72.568829.033
contrarian (not yes-man)72.540627.921
cynical (not gullible)72.456926.435
cool (not dorky)72.444823.338
creator (not consumer)72.446027.116
coordinated (not clumsy)72.378526.019
snoops (not minds-own-business)72.277328.415
political (not nonpolitical)72.040721.326
self-assured (not self-conscious)72.057329.735
suspicious (not trusting)71.851026.333
intense (not lighthearted)71.674520.717
quarrelsome (not warm)71.550925.641
believable (not poorly-written)71.5101825.425
📈 (not 📉)71.437624.934
questioning (not believing)71.454729.715
scruffy (not manicured)71.334720.828
conspiracist (not sheeple)71.354821.319
machiavellian (not transparent)71.336127.027
fast (not slow)71.275031.041
extrovert (not introvert)71.155824.528
activist (not nonpartisan)71.158426.814
blacksmith (not tailor)71.127323.831
pensive (not serene)70.954324.322
kinky (not vanilla)70.741126.024
original (not cliché)70.738828.618
jock (not nerd)70.639031.230
privileged (not oppressed)70.675926.328
sad (not happy)70.552517.741
grumpy (not cheery)70.560718.415
bold (not serious)70.449725.427
meaningful (not pointless)70.396527.716
involved (not remote)70.270034.825
loyal (not traitorous)70.2118526.927
neurotypical (not autistic)70.075720.621
deviant (not average)70.061924.635
naughty (not nice)70.054519.217
flamboyant (not modest)69.846924.723
dog person (not cat person)69.838832.128
strong identity (not social chameleon)69.890733.925
calm (not anxious)69.726229.425
sporty (not bookish)69.738626.035
emancipated (not enslaved)69.565728.324
edgy (not politically correct)69.457025.921
tall (not short)69.458325.279
summer (not winter)69.451626.923
harsh (not gentle)69.353316.915
sassy (not chill)69.384630.418
serious (not playful)69.275525.424
efficient (not overprepared)69.151528.722
analytical (not intuitive)69.146726.716
social (not reclusive)68.854723.829
lustful (not chaste)68.753225.727
competent (not incompetent)68.6120126.726
rock (not rap)68.6113528.231
rational (not whimsical)68.561528.530
thick (not thin)68.532121.054
💃 (not 🧕)68.476125.328
old (not young)68.343719.832
🥾 (not 👟)68.242427.028
utilitarian (not decorative)68.161424.244
traumatized (not flourishing)68.173725.424
cultured (not rustic)68.161124.627
frank (not sugarcoated)68.198828.833
salacious (not wholesome)68.043724.123
presidential (not folksy)68.055329.028
prestigious (not disreputable)67.969628.024
eager (not reluctant)67.968720.614
arrogant (not humble)67.867425.026
paranoid (not naive)67.857025.539
unfrivolous (not goofy)67.875628.715
disarming (not creepy)67.789822.822
tense (not relaxed)67.6112327.239
stoic (not hypochondriac)67.652029.528
concrete (not abstract)67.452027.927
macho (not metrosexual)67.431926.424
valedictorian (not drop out)67.393229.131
🐴 (not 🦄)67.359134.829
self-disciplined (not disorganized)67.1106426.743
highbrow (not lowbrow)67.161123.222
fast-talking (not slow-talking)67.172226.330
insomniac (not slumbering)67.091524.216
scandalous (not proper)66.961727.027
🐐 (not 🦒)66.951028.654
noble (not jovial)66.971826.915
spicy (not mild)66.879526.142
introspective (not not introspective)66.872827.839
circular (not linear)66.823729.730
charming (not trusting)66.753125.823
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)66.784728.721
optimistic (not pessimistic)66.551928.230
straight (not queer)66.5109330.624
🏀 (not 🎨)66.446530.336
rough (not smooth)66.348427.024
metaphorical (not literal)66.119529.223
loud (not quiet)66.070525.332
🙃 (not 🥰)66.044330.936
legit (not scrub)66.0109628.021
self-improving (not self-destructive)65.642230.330
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)65.664230.118
vibrant (not geriatric)65.593125.637
😏 (not 😬)65.361532.544
offended (not chill)65.368127.336
pronatalist (not child free)65.227722.345
catty (not supportive)65.244627.916
zany (not regular)65.169425.528
punchable (not loveable)64.940428.124
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)64.861926.622
wolf (not bear)64.872430.519
punk rock (not preppy)64.753930.818
theist (not atheist)64.631731.827
gregarious (not private)64.539628.723
individualist (not communal)64.573731.622
forward (not repressed)64.575627.615
dolphin (not kangaroo)64.539228.715
experimental (not reliable)64.451229.530
secretive (not open-book)63.994527.449
overthinker (not underthinker)63.9113633.615
chatty (not reserved)63.870727.922
western (not eastern)63.879530.024
physicist (not photographer)63.755827.115
💔 (not 💝)63.549830.327
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)63.559729.840
patient (not impatient)63.441032.532
jealous (not compersive)63.359228.823
studious (not goof-off)63.3109928.729
long-winded (not concise)63.339831.619
😈 (not 😇)63.263326.324
cunning (not honorable)63.152632.841
moody (not stable)63.198924.829
spontaneous (not scheduled)63.163729.935
multicolored (not monochrome)63.155331.025
ranged (not melee)63.144925.726
guarded (not open)63.0120430.824
👻 (not 🤖)63.059625.831
expressive (not monotone)63.091527.830
freelance (not corporate)62.988223.423
resentful (not euphoric)62.987923.215
distant (not touchy-feely)62.875229.625
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)62.734432.415
unstable (not stable)62.784528.421
sorrowful (not cheery)62.687625.633
logical (not emotional)62.654530.535
🎩 (not 🧢)62.677131.725
two-faced (not one-faced)62.645433.845
bitter (not sweet)62.566623.231
rural (not urban)62.533330.224
🤔 (not 🤫)62.564931.738
creationist (not evolutionist)62.530129.219
wooden (not plastic)62.4105629.734
miserable (not joyful)62.385524.729
chivalrous (not businesslike)62.359526.438
mature (not juvenile)62.284130.633
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)62.146624.815
all-seeing (not blind)62.176022.220
gross (not hygienic)62.127224.115
rugged (not refined)62.062725.132
extravagant (not thrifty)62.064327.635
weird (not normal)61.987625.535
annoying (not unannoying)61.964823.718
💀 (not 🎃)61.670027.726
🐮 (not 🐷)61.565131.756
soulful (not soulless)61.4135027.220
old-fashioned (not progressive)61.461228.716
vain (not demure)61.372630.822
fighter (not lover)61.371727.340
natural-talent (not hard-work)61.233228.547
French (not Russian)61.183830.321
fantastical (not realistic)61.157331.639
stingy (not generous)61.150628.344
indulgent (not sober)61.077125.224
authoritarian (not democratic)61.059832.222
poetic (not factual)60.951529.523
unlucky (not fortunate)60.870335.222
wise (not foolish)60.787227.933
Coke (not Pepsi)60.739933.042
cosmopolitan (not provincial)60.567430.733
🧠 (not 💪)60.4121136.827
flat (not bubbly)60.481933.218
ferocious (not pacifist)60.398532.424
spartan (not glamorous)60.388732.415
crazy (not sane)60.275826.922
parental (not childlike)60.191435.115
high standards (not desperate)60.095532.052
gluttonous (not moderate)59.956923.415
sincere (not irreverent)59.9117930.016
flirtatious (not prudish)59.885032.130
fake (not real)59.734136.816
earth (not air)59.6100127.748
twitchy (not still)59.696532.035
indie (not pop)59.5104528.120
leisurely (not hurried)59.446231.435
specialist (not generalist)59.490425.917
libertarian (not socialist)59.262030.121
treasure (not trash)59.0150427.933
arcane (not mainstream)58.986932.633
precise (not vague)58.9115834.425
entitled (not grateful)58.979230.941
freak (not normie)58.887525.246
chic (not cheesy)58.868824.431
problematic (not woke)58.877729.016
eloquent (not unpolished)58.7106731.839
philosophical (not real)58.633529.727
genocidal (not not genocidal)58.540632.323
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)58.482632.031
🌟 (not 💩)58.4140433.539
insider (not outsider)58.356432.135
debased (not pure)58.275226.643
outlaw (not sheriff)58.285829.231
objective (not subjective)58.253430.145
easy (not uptight)58.254626.318
doer (not thinker)58.1111031.956
inspiring (not cringeworthy)57.9100033.132
chaotic (not orderly)57.879829.852
literary (not mathematical)57.8104528.424
social climber (not nonconformist)57.862424.815
sexist (not feminist)57.748826.029
gloomy (not sunny)57.794624.327
gamer (not non-gamer)57.754336.335
cannibal (not vegan)57.575122.923
muddy (not washed)57.552028.125
earthly (not divine)57.5117525.414
morning lark (not night owl)57.455831.729
🧐 (not 😎)57.473932.524
fantasy-prone (not grounded)57.383128.315
exaggerating (not factual)57.184829.848
spiritual (not skeptical)57.038831.845
instinctual (not reasoned)57.097234.237
idealist (not realist)57.076531.130
anarchist (not statist)56.975231.622
🥵 (not 🥶)56.992631.132
demonic (not angelic)56.870523.625
hypocritical (not equitable)56.871530.149
🐘 (not 🐀)56.876136.526
never cries (not often crying)56.8101329.933
🤡 (not 👽)56.761027.425
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)56.790231.128
fixable (not unfixable)56.7108429.320
positive (not negative)56.798020.416
sarcastic (not genuine)56.680628.028
psychopath (not empath)56.661828.942
opinionated (not jealous)56.6147830.632
proactive (not reactive)56.654034.127
utopian (not dystopian)56.578429.215
head@clouds (not down2earth)56.476732.039
work-first (not family-first)56.484929.634
🤣 (not 😊)56.460029.625
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)56.381330.731
focused on the future (not focused on the present)56.165932.617
varied (not repetitive)56.149734.024
serial dater (not chronically single)56.154830.215
classical (not avant-garde)56.098633.427
😜 (not 🤐)56.082430.737
civilized (not barbaric)55.9127731.020
ADHD (not OCD)55.963129.641
wired (not tired)55.9113032.715
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)55.8131232.926
bad-cook (not good-cook)55.882630.930
enchanting (not disturbing)55.8117128.716
mad (not glad)55.7102826.431
formal (not intimate)55.782628.541
stinky (not fresh)55.650530.432
quirky (not predictable)55.689432.723
transient (not permanent)55.560527.928
musical (not off-key)55.568127.836
human (not animalistic)55.4142131.237
dramatic (not no-nonsense)55.496734.322
existentialist (not nihilist)55.4119132.326
tight (not loose)55.4125228.523
selfish (not altruistic)55.376335.022
cautious (not impulsive)55.289033.331
rigid (not flexible)55.298432.918
goth (not flower child)55.263325.029
friendly (not unfriendly)55.2127432.016
spontaneous (not deliberate)55.066031.820
works hard (not plays hard)55.0130131.034
mysterious (not unambiguous)55.080930.131
messy (not neat)54.967428.631
empirical (not theoretical)54.8100131.648
direct (not roundabout)54.8137634.935
bright (not depressed)54.888728.835
deep (not shallow)54.8128629.527
receiving (not giving)54.866929.933
insulting (not complimentary)54.781528.931
perverted (not clean)54.761032.331
natural (not mechanical)54.7102928.318
poisonous (not nurturing)54.669427.626
hedonist (not monastic)54.699134.919
oxymoron (not tautology)54.6105424.622
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')54.554934.118
ludicrous (not sensible)54.470632.344
minimalist (not pack rat)54.497830.022
🤑 (not 🤠)54.468230.927
🥳 (not 🥴)54.370131.030
blue (not red)54.395636.718
🦇 (not 🐿)54.275334.324
enlightened (not lost)54.179931.829
scientific (not artistic)54.097429.244
sage (not whippersnapper)54.084027.930
devoted (not unfaithful)53.9170535.838
straightforward (not cryptic)53.7144635.121
basic (not hipster)53.7116929.233
hoarder (not unprepared)53.7121527.824
stoic (not expressive)53.674630.923
overspender (not penny-pincher)53.680227.736
reassuring (not fearmongering)53.4115628.935
picky (not always down)53.4111728.431
fire (not water)53.2121434.540
tasteful (not lewd)53.1134931.523
astonishing (not methodical)53.171930.231
unorthodox (not traditional)53.1112032.422
cold (not warm)53.085624.027
intellectual (not physical)52.9129034.036
orange (not purple)52.994336.240
conservative (not liberal)52.963928.533
😀 (not 😭)52.893429.129
seemly (not inappropriate)52.8120725.216
variable (not consistent)52.769631.030
capitalist (not communist)52.7114126.518
good-manners (not bad-manners)52.7131127.221
technophile (not luddite)52.686929.620
🐒 (not 🐩)52.687537.529
humorless (not funny)52.576629.039
judgemental (not accepting)52.5102826.623
likes change (not resists change)52.552225.716
low-tech (not high-tech)52.299231.230
confidential (not gossiping)52.2138035.341
straight edge (not junkie)52.2146132.318
stylish (not slovenly)52.0132027.426
imaginative (not practical)52.071830.531
rude (not respectful)51.977326.030
cruel (not kind)51.953625.349
angry (not good-humored)51.988425.424
racist (not egalitarian)51.932226.028
centrist (not radical)51.981334.633
English (not German)51.8183926.545
interrupting (not attentive)51.893034.131
profound (not ironic)51.893731.925
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)51.694428.538
trolling (not triggered)51.655431.826
clinical (not heartfelt)51.677027.330
white knight (not bad boy)51.5121030.425
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)51.5118126.917
emotional (not unemotional)51.4152929.135
close-minded (not open-minded)51.375128.333
moist (not dry)51.3100527.019
lawyerly (not engineerial)51.3118733.517
frugal (not lavish)51.1116427.024
official (not backdoor)51.091832.931
reasonable (not deranged)50.1123629.127
heathen (not devout)50.792527.719
industrial (not domestic)50.7108530.521
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)50.7123130.018
lenient (not strict)50.594128.431
fussy (not sloppy)50.5164524.815

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Ragnar Lothbrok (0.764)
  2. Indiana Jones (0.754)
  3. Beowulf (0.748)
  4. Pete Mitchell (0.727)
  5. Rhett Butler (0.726)
  6. Maeve Millay (0.722)
  7. Daenerys Targaryen (0.713)
  8. Danny Ocean (0.706)
  9. Berlin (0.7)
  10. James Bond (0.7)
  1. Nelson Bighetti (-0.557)
  2. Milhouse Van Houten (-0.547)
  3. Chip Dove (-0.544)
  4. Stuart Bloom (-0.517)
  5. Jerry Gergich (-0.51)
  6. George Michael Bluth (-0.505)
  7. Leopold 'Butters' Stotch (-0.479)
  8. Lenny (-0.473)
  9. Alfredo Linguini (-0.473)
  10. Mike McLintock (-0.469)

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

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


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