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Mr. William Collins Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Mr. William Collins is a character from Pride and Prejudice.

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
awkward (not charming)93.0212.3342
conventional (not creative)93.0312.7312
tiresome (not interesting)91.8113.9332
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)91.41114.2299
bookish (not sporty)90.612114.1324
uncreative (not open to new experinces)90.2613.8337
uninspiring (not charismatic)90.2115.7378
scheduled (not spontaneous)90.05616.1357
nerd (not jock)90.014118.1335
close-minded (not open-minded)89.82713.3263
traditional (not unorthodox)89.81417.357
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)89.21015.868
mundane (not extraordinary)88.9218.3340
monochrome (not multicolored)88.81519.258
beta (not alpha)88.72618.1315
obedient (not rebellious)88.41618.1283
dorky (not cool)87.92819.568
weakass (not badass)87.81118.543
serious (not playful)87.710818.4323
repulsive (not attractive)87.52114.0341
🙃 (not 🥰)87.53115.687
theist (not atheist)87.21723.347
vintage (not trendy)86.97114.640
judgemental (not accepting)86.914317.7183
rigid (not flexible)86.86217.0328
historical (not modern)86.61915.4205
💩 (not 🌟)86.53720.372
sexist (not feminist)86.45816.679
side character (not main character)86.47919.729
geriatric (not vibrant)86.3320.434
tense (not relaxed)86.218615.1368
deliberate (not spontaneous)86.211119.0330
basic (not hipster)86.23119.4310
repetitive (not varied)86.2615.192
🧐 (not 😎)85.92713.561
everyman (not chosen one)85.91115.234
cringeworthy (not inspiring)85.44118.960
humorless (not funny)85.13919.1319
tame (not wild)84.71920.5221
punchable (not loveable)84.411119.832
puny (not mighty)84.31418.0343
conservative (not liberal)84.35823.383
💔 (not 💝)84.06219.473
mild (not spicy)83.92721.6350
biased (not impartial)83.910220.2326
codependent (not independent)83.64819.1211
low-tech (not high-tech)83.55817.5309
stinky (not fresh)83.44320.588
weird (not normal)83.117820.0364
first-mate (not captain)82.913920.6205
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)82.85428.737
receiving (not giving)82.811617.934
🥴 (not 🥳)82.73619.269
🐀 (not 🐘)82.74024.079
devout (not heathen)82.54325.1305
sheltered (not street-smart)82.55720.5200
😬 (not 😏)82.42923.055
interrupting (not attentive)82.312026.245
vanilla (not kinky)82.36226.8324
🥶 (not 🥵)82.22520.542
short (not tall)82.110920.8329
dunce (not genius)82.03517.0352
unambiguous (not mysterious)82.05322.8236
provincial (not cosmopolitan)81.93222.7282
🐐 (not 🦒)81.92223.9113
foolish (not wise)81.88722.0355
practical (not imaginative)81.818023.3304
awkward (not suspicious)81.75827.0349
luddite (not technophile)81.52523.9284
creepy (not disarming)81.55221.3106
ugly (not beautiful)81.43420.458
anxious (not calm)81.317516.8304
off-key (not musical)81.34019.435
sheriff (not outlaw)81.218421.8298
strict (not lenient)81.221920.8339
arrogant (not humble)80.831920.8322
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)80.85624.148
incompetent (not competent)80.64320.8346
🤡 (not 👽)80.53328.595
careful (not brave)80.44420.0366
simple (not complicated)80.22224.2298
offended (not chill)80.019821.327
money-focused (not love-focused)80.016020.734
🛌 (not 🧗)79.96723.068
monotone (not expressive)79.76625.437
shallow (not deep)79.67721.571
🐷 (not 🐮)79.65322.767
scrub (not legit)79.63423.575
bad-cook (not good-cook)79.610022.041
clumsy (not coordinated)79.412222.1327
🧕 (not 💃)79.02424.789
asexual (not sexual)78.99027.939
😭 (not 😀)78.97220.750
🤐 (not 😜)78.816725.750
authoritarian (not democratic)78.820524.5293
pretentious (not unassuming)78.824429.677
noob (not pro)78.72728.257
formal (not intimate)78.715825.083
penny-pincher (not overspender)78.57623.487
morning lark (not night owl)78.38325.2155
antagonist (not protagonist)78.312223.733
slow (not fast)77.93721.8302
Pepsi (not Coke)77.9827.136
methodical (not astonishing)77.718624.6308
indiscreet (not tactful)77.45126.139
intense (not lighthearted)76.952422.330
trash (not treasure)76.89121.859
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)76.839316.648
fearmongering (not reassuring)76.820517.433
tight (not loose)76.837629.332
pensive (not serene)76.819320.835
narcissistic (not low self esteem)76.636529.534
orderly (not chaotic)76.434327.6348
utilitarian (not decorative)76.422426.246
vain (not demure)76.327227.0327
factual (not poetic)76.325130.438
unfixable (not fixable)76.213923.430
winter (not summer)76.223723.238
corporate (not freelance)76.220026.425
hypocritical (not equitable)76.120023.965
works hard (not plays hard)76.051524.0283
selfish (not altruistic)76.032122.6303
serious (not bold)75.912826.6331
irrelevant (not important)75.71325.289
work-first (not family-first)75.636224.2226
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)75.345722.941
quarrelsome (not warm)75.139921.7326
gossiping (not confidential)75.021226.0256
🐴 (not 🦄)75.029729.442
stuttering (not rhythmic)75.06628.725
impatient (not patient)74.947822.097
insulting (not complimentary)74.828225.068
frugal (not lavish)74.722326.6291
classical (not avant-garde)74.622130.639
oblivious (not alert)74.413230.549
self-destructive (not self-improving)74.431427.036
obsessed (not aloof)74.336627.5307
water (not fire)74.218922.129
stingy (not generous)74.224521.439
psychopath (not empath)74.128222.732
rural (not urban)74.014226.886
cheesy (not chic)73.926529.736
politically correct (not edgy)73.918328.5333
princess (not queen)73.912426.023
privileged (not oppressed)73.860925.533
hypochondriac (not stoic)73.610728.232
proper (not scandalous)73.633825.9185
statist (not anarchist)73.618428.880
hurried (not leisurely)73.520424.2222
gloomy (not sunny)73.441826.227
hard-work (not natural-talent)73.434921.346
desperate (not high standards)73.317131.154
spiritual (not skeptical)73.211429.0294
enslaved (not emancipated)73.26425.7297
twitchy (not still)73.040825.746
stubborn (not accommodating)72.877728.044
prudish (not flirtatious)72.820127.133
cold (not warm)72.734122.4314
🎩 (not 🧢)72.749032.053
intellectual (not physical)72.663826.5313
chatty (not reserved)72.646331.0364
apprentice (not master)72.618927.4109
builder (not explorer)72.618020.1229
opinionated (not neutral)72.6104332.552
exaggerating (not factual)72.542028.033
preppy (not punk rock)72.455126.630
🤖 (not 👻)72.417727.631
gendered (not androgynous)72.1109331.879
jealous (not compersive)72.033123.6279
dispassionate (not romantic)71.913428.335
scholarly (not crafty)71.822129.2249
literal (not metaphorical)71.828530.6324
scientific (not artistic)71.746423.1306
political (not nonpolitical)71.739427.1287
lost (not enlightened)71.629028.727
trusting (not charming)71.413020.0280
English (not German)71.489328.526
often crying (not never cries)71.425726.330
diligent (not lazy)71.3130625.0348
outsider (not insider)71.228528.7178
slovenly (not stylish)71.219522.8301
poisonous (not nurturing)71.134220.173
non-gamer (not gamer)71.152435.227
miserable (not joyful)71.048626.153
earth (not air)71.039928.528
💀 (not 🎃)70.938528.243
racist (not egalitarian)70.710625.242
🏌 (not 🤺)70.47430.663
philosophical (not real)70.410327.9170
salacious (not wholesome)70.335526.851
bitter (not sweet)70.143221.9304
not introspective (not introspective)70.012231.073
patriotic (not unpatriotic)70.058929.860
unobservant (not perceptive)70.08432.433
bored (not interested)70.06829.131
ludicrous (not sensible)69.929631.5331
traumatized (not flourishing)69.862227.534
on-time (not tardy)69.880331.135
ignorant (not knowledgeable)69.815825.628
📉 (not 📈)69.76929.057
Swedish (not Italian)69.724025.537
dry (not moist)69.726134.337
official (not backdoor)69.727131.9241
deranged (not reasonable)69.734829.850
haunted (not blissful)69.672925.034
gatherer (not hunter)69.540029.434
self-disciplined (not disorganized)69.494428.0313
submissive (not dominant)69.227829.5358
OCD (not ADHD)69.262130.236
low IQ (not high IQ)69.111124.3335
old (not young)68.940519.5318
sober (not indulgent)68.830931.2339
average (not deviant)68.816531.5192
soulless (not soulful)68.822522.661
cat person (not dog person)68.839827.929
sheeple (not conspiracist)68.66132.7175
neat (not messy)68.574828.6183
freak (not normie)68.549930.540
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)68.427031.659
businesslike (not chivalrous)68.443825.340
claustrophobic (not spelunker)68.414033.833
persistent (not quitter)68.3158231.565
🎨 (not 🏀)68.378826.938
perverted (not clean)68.329825.235
oxymoron (not tautology)68.313825.215
rough (not smooth)68.040626.4298
villainous (not heroic)67.926217.1339
😈 (not 😇)67.847827.362
mad (not glad)67.757724.953
apathetic (not curious)67.59126.6311
long-winded (not concise)67.425833.227
reactive (not proactive)67.129828.626
predictable (not quirky)67.129535.038
focused on the future (not focused on the present)66.926327.9283
depressed (not bright)66.936523.9324
🤣 (not 😊)66.830131.750
domestic (not industrial)66.631928.248
well behaved (not mischievous)66.643330.9298
overprepared (not efficient)66.59327.728
rock (not rap)66.4123223.724
ironic (not profound)66.432930.526
🧠 (not 💪)66.395121.264
pacifist (not ferocious)66.234828.4296
motivated (not unmotivated)66.0151326.026
🥾 (not 👟)65.748628.955
Roman (not Greek)65.722928.726
muddy (not washed)65.731132.035
shy (not playful)65.618625.1278
cocky (not timid)65.6100330.554
thrifty (not extravagant)65.349224.734
straightforward (not cryptic)65.282831.1289
head@clouds (not down2earth)65.248734.4288
unpolished (not eloquent)65.237128.0357
chortling (not giggling)65.272832.024
metrosexual (not macho)65.067927.833
sorrowful (not cheery)64.875026.6322
concrete (not abstract)64.861132.360
whippersnapper (not sage)64.838923.726
manicured (not scruffy)64.695029.6255
reasoned (not instinctual)64.437830.9294
crazy (not sane)64.259825.654
linear (not circular)64.132631.526
driven (not unambitious)64.0153729.1282
insecure (not confident)63.928733.8309
workaholic (not slacker)63.8127828.450
French (not Russian)63.863226.426
dramatic (not comedic)63.898632.935
studious (not goof-off)63.7104134.381
cautious (not impulsive)63.661331.4322
🤔 (not 🤫)63.357432.753
pronatalist (not child free)63.130434.2233
refined (not rugged)62.979526.7311
sad (not happy)62.982624.8315
libertarian (not socialist)62.839231.5255
rude (not respectful)62.747428.5297
sickly (not healthy)62.726825.0291
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)62.559828.846
autistic (not neurotypical)62.413628.2281
civilized (not barbaric)62.3104828.3308
helpless (not resourceful)62.214530.449
lewd (not tasteful)62.135428.1291
demonic (not angelic)62.152223.3279
distant (not touchy-feely)62.173731.334
bold (not shy)62.0143229.2352
chaste (not lustful)62.046230.3326
logical (not emotional)62.054433.8334
thick (not thin)61.944328.9198
monastic (not hedonist)61.830533.646
centrist (not radical)61.835236.337
hoarder (not unprepared)61.679729.9167
existentialist (not nihilist)61.676028.742
consistent (not variable)61.679933.930
entitled (not grateful)61.567930.437
tailor (not blacksmith)61.490532.125
deep (not epic)61.243424.225
loud (not quiet)61.179132.3297
dramatic (not no-nonsense)61.073635.888
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)60.467930.875
human (not animalistic)60.3121329.3269
extreme (not moderate)60.3100033.7296
cruel (not kind)60.236722.9306
gregarious (not private)60.049232.0302
genuine (not sarcastic)60.076729.0306
vengeful (not forgiving)59.975626.5319
roundabout (not direct)59.924933.6303
picky (not always down)59.977932.831
🤑 (not 🤠)59.854035.354
innocent (not worldly)59.636829.0329
rational (not whimsical)59.688833.1317
jaded (not innocent)59.6109227.837
competitive (not cooperative)59.599530.6322
moody (not stable)59.5106830.2322
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)59.466630.8295
analysis (not common sense)59.478033.140
yes-man (not contrarian)59.237738.437
machiavellian (not transparent)59.267329.427
reclusive (not social)59.162730.694
wavering (not resolute)59.123831.053
cynical (not gullible)59.1102433.432
meek (not bossy)59.040731.3320
two-faced (not one-faced)59.050735.237
devoted (not unfaithful)59.0152129.429
rustic (not cultured)58.945930.435
literary (not mathematical)58.895432.5300
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)58.757831.626
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)58.670831.0287
self-assured (not self-conscious)58.5114634.7291
resigned (not resistant)58.313133.0297
angry (not good-humored)58.265224.4297
slugabed (not go-getter)58.214030.657
juvenile (not mature)58.167930.949
folksy (not presidential)58.166833.129
sensitive (not thick-skinned)57.966633.0434
flimsy (not sturdy)57.937534.728
exhibitionist (not bashful)57.8100135.248
cunning (not honorable)57.761528.7338
passive (not assertive)57.536130.0287
white knight (not bad boy)57.598926.730
ambitious (not realistic)57.2101933.031
theoretical (not empirical)57.133834.5313
permanent (not transient)57.185531.978
cannibal (not vegan)57.172628.630
paranoid (not naive)57.198332.634
western (not eastern)57.0122230.360
suspicious (not trusting)56.992631.2312
stoic (not expressive)56.963332.8326
hard (not soft)56.993432.9308
slothful (not active)56.719527.9288
valedictorian (not drop out)56.7116632.451
fast-talking (not slow-talking)56.3109932.235
open-book (not secretive)56.352833.435
loyal (not traitorous)56.2148330.2309
frank (not sugarcoated)56.0141635.327
jealous (not opinionated)55.827631.831
pointed (not random)55.6138335.232
guarded (not open)55.2139731.3285
debased (not pure)55.178530.7300
pack rat (not minimalist)55.165234.540
precise (not vague)54.9124532.7169
arcane (not mainstream)54.899835.5306
idealist (not realist)54.780533.542
lowbrow (not highbrow)54.650730.6287
doer (not thinker)54.5122335.740
generalist (not specialist)54.448032.544
triggered (not trolling)54.3129835.128
straight (not queer)54.2145932.797
objective (not subjective)54.272832.050
masculine (not feminine)53.6114125.6334
🐒 (not 🐩)53.680737.746
reliable (not experimental)53.6100932.625
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.553434.7218
goth (not flower child)53.365527.329
communal (not individualist)53.164830.444
orange (not purple)52.889832.1229
gracious (not feisty)52.352629.6370
demanding (not unchallenging)52.3153937.942
zany (not regular)52.2107833.261
not genocidal (not genocidal)52.2143431.438
indie (not pop)52.2129433.539
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)52.192229.860
believable (not poorly-written)52.1185831.927
lover (not fighter)52.194432.234
involved (not remote)52.0153434.1309
extrovert (not introvert)51.7110933.4313
unlucky (not fortunate)51.5105228.7339
🐿 (not 🦇)51.5113238.858
plastic (not wooden)51.544838.431
unemotional (not emotional)51.549835.927
flamboyant (not modest)51.288034.4319
pessimistic (not optimistic)51.296631.6309
prideful (not envious)51.2165235.743
hesitant (not decisive)51.154731.5314
vulnerable (not armoured)51.171929.5295
exuberant (not subdued)51.1118533.130
underachiever (not overachiever)50.140737.429
frenzied (not sleepy)50.2177030.723
poor (not rich)50.780125.5314
disreputable (not prestigious)50.371028.1196
soft (not hard)50.490632.238
fantastical (not realistic)50.681938.528
ranged (not melee)50.5126229.037

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Principal Skinner (0.829)
  2. Cornelius Fudge (0.818)
  3. Frank Burns (0.81)
  4. Petunia Dursley (0.8)
  5. Sam Healy (0.784)
  6. Polonius (0.742)
  7. Ashley Barrett (0.741)
  8. Michael Groff (0.738)
  9. Walter Stratford (0.718)
  10. Principal Vernon (0.715)
  1. Angela Montenegro (-0.623)
  2. Amanita Caplan (-0.62)
  3. Lady Sybil Crawley (-0.62)
  4. Jack Dawson (-0.616)
  5. Han Lue (-0.614)
  6. Nairobi (-0.607)
  7. Robin Hood (-0.607)
  8. Nymphadora Tonks (-0.602)
  9. Robin Buckley (-0.592)
  10. Hobbes (-0.591)

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

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


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