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Squidward Tentacles Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Squidward Tentacles is a character from SpongeBob SquarePants.

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
pessimistic (not optimistic)98.414.329
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)98.414.923
miserable (not joyful)95.517.125
scheduled (not spontaneous)95.487.420
unmotivated (not motivated)94.819.018
neat (not messy)94.2169.923
introvert (not extrovert)94.1510.828
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)94.119.918
depressed (not bright)94.0110.622
serious (not playful)93.9158.927
judgemental (not accepting)93.92910.341
sarcastic (not genuine)93.4815.328
strict (not lenient)93.32410.122
sad (not happy)93.2411.725
🎨 (not 🏀)93.2289.523
monotone (not expressive)93.2316.523
guarded (not open)93.02215.629
sorrowful (not cheery)92.878.929
bitter (not sweet)92.7249.126
cold (not warm)92.72111.435
mature (not juvenile)92.6169.624
reclusive (not social)92.31613.044
insulting (not complimentary)92.21314.032
tight (not loose)92.21115.723
deliberate (not spontaneous)91.5269.626
OCD (not ADHD)91.488.420
private (not gregarious)91.22212.923
bored (not interested)90.6316.422
apathetic (not curious)90.6214.927
skeptical (not spiritual)90.52023.732
distant (not touchy-feely)90.42222.126
direct (not roundabout)90.35214.827
serious (not bold)90.3310.226
individualist (not communal)90.03117.932
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)90.01020.423
jaded (not innocent)90.06010.736
🧠 (not 💪)89.89914.832
💔 (not 💝)89.51614.841
stingy (not generous)89.44113.630
bookish (not sporty)89.315014.131
winter (not summer)88.92219.626
reserved (not chatty)88.56121.927
cat person (not dog person)88.42623.323
traumatized (not flourishing)88.24812.236
gloomy (not sunny)88.14721.227
secretive (not open-book)87.913415.125
unlucky (not fortunate)87.81416.430
predictable (not quirky)87.7214.226
monochrome (not multicolored)87.42321.325
orderly (not chaotic)87.46120.123
intellectual (not physical)87.314821.223
arrogant (not humble)87.218114.523
civilized (not barbaric)86.916321.135
tall (not short)86.98016.2450
independent (not codependent)86.811523.234
mad (not glad)86.77020.232
frank (not sugarcoated)86.714225.220
prudish (not flirtatious)86.61316.721
cynical (not gullible)86.411019.128
moody (not stable)86.414021.638
quarrelsome (not warm)86.313614.923
classical (not avant-garde)86.21316.725
💀 (not 🎃)86.05519.435
haunted (not blissful)86.010919.921
😭 (not 😀)85.91210.821
🤐 (not 😜)85.93723.736
🐴 (not 🦄)85.74524.526
suspicious (not trusting)85.016418.536
self-disciplined (not disorganized)85.035921.925
rude (not respectful)84.99716.830
poisonous (not nurturing)84.913911.317
remote (not involved)84.8524.932
🧐 (not 😎)84.84322.319
realist (not idealist)84.63626.227
entitled (not grateful)84.418515.157
non-gamer (not gamer)84.310124.025
vengeful (not forgiving)84.221220.026
🥴 (not 🥳)84.12422.829
awkward (not charming)84.14025.234
indie (not pop)83.78821.630
rational (not whimsical)83.412325.121
formal (not intimate)83.47820.929
careful (not brave)82.82721.724
washed (not muddy)82.812420.421
selfish (not altruistic)82.720321.132
close-minded (not open-minded)82.78722.623
quiet (not loud)82.511021.739
pointed (not random)82.530326.633
💩 (not 🌟)82.47623.122
nerd (not jock)82.331522.230
believable (not poorly-written)82.321519.029
pretentious (not unassuming)82.317023.832
paranoid (not naive)82.36526.023
thin (not thick)82.26023.326
metrosexual (not macho)82.06620.830
uncreative (not open to new experinces)81.93722.525
tense (not relaxed)81.837329.423
tame (not wild)81.85728.836
deep (not epic)81.7715.027
hard (not soft)81.620921.224
work-first (not family-first)81.622825.219
sober (not indulgent)81.24020.421
🙃 (not 🥰)81.211223.027
triggered (not trolling)81.23627.134
goth (not flower child)81.110622.635
impatient (not patient)80.531129.425
traditional (not unorthodox)80.59526.725
realistic (not fantastical)80.516528.836
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)80.45927.529
🤖 (not 👻)80.25822.118
cruel (not kind)80.014216.222
cautious (not impulsive)79.914423.824
practical (not imaginative)79.823728.734
opinionated (not neutral)79.866129.818
slothful (not active)79.72824.924
salacious (not wholesome)79.718324.021
angry (not good-humored)79.712124.730
high IQ (not low IQ)79.769020.524
permanent (not transient)79.77025.320
studious (not goof-off)79.748725.921
regular (not zany)79.43226.227
worldly (not innocent)79.042520.227
feisty (not gracious)79.036421.926
opinionated (not jealous)79.028127.128
cultured (not rustic)78.917628.630
🛌 (not 🧗)78.88726.418
contrarian (not yes-man)78.816923.926
geriatric (not vibrant)78.72022.320
rigid (not flexible)78.419930.433
cocky (not timid)78.456024.925
shy (not playful)78.34424.629
masculine (not feminine)77.956821.128
😈 (not 😇)77.928226.138
subdued (not exuberant)77.83629.128
old (not young)77.722419.221
hard (not soft)77.630526.341
armoured (not vulnerable)77.633126.528
first-mate (not captain)77.528526.220
slow-talking (not fast-talking)77.56024.533
child free (not pronatalist)77.025332.420
sheriff (not outlaw)76.928028.630
jealous (not compersive)76.822728.627
😬 (not 😏)76.88532.524
clean (not perverted)76.552930.324
uninspiring (not charismatic)76.43427.428
stubborn (not accommodating)76.462534.030
high standards (not desperate)76.235029.830
tiresome (not interesting)76.13527.433
alert (not oblivious)76.153422.829
reactive (not proactive)76.18430.029
repetitive (not varied)76.011530.226
atheist (not theist)75.729727.128
methodical (not astonishing)75.725229.019
soulless (not soulful)75.615728.422
everyman (not chosen one)75.69927.020
gatherer (not hunter)75.623122.030
rough (not smooth)75.420828.238
one-faced (not two-faced)75.451529.427
sleepy (not frenzied)75.41527.941
eloquent (not unpolished)75.349225.632
receiving (not giving)75.325526.026
🐩 (not 🐒)75.029723.427
fearmongering (not reassuring)75.024224.425
proper (not scandalous)74.830425.831
dramatic (not comedic)74.653528.735
unpatriotic (not patriotic)74.44032.127
unemotional (not emotional)74.39630.630
asexual (not sexual)74.314628.024
self-destructive (not self-improving)74.132323.927
builder (not explorer)74.113825.218
🥶 (not 🥵)74.111431.338
psychopath (not empath)74.028325.223
offended (not chill)73.736333.929
debased (not pure)73.233427.723
manicured (not scruffy)73.073329.921
consistent (not variable)72.934327.127
reasoned (not instinctual)72.718434.122
sturdy (not flimsy)72.661428.927
slow (not fast)72.57522.436
demonic (not angelic)72.431517.728
linear (not circular)72.49631.231
normie (not freak)72.219931.722
refined (not rugged)72.246429.719
slovenly (not stylish)72.117529.255
logical (not emotional)72.029434.326
sane (not crazy)72.030130.232
villainous (not heroic)71.922315.929
🎩 (not 🧢)71.951234.126
thinker (not doer)71.913131.233
demanding (not unchallenging)71.888931.726
well behaved (not mischievous)71.830729.933
on-time (not tardy)71.673630.927
cunning (not honorable)71.533821.620
chortling (not giggling)71.540233.924
dispassionate (not romantic)71.314231.428
picky (not always down)71.335937.926
businesslike (not chivalrous)71.337831.130
enslaved (not emancipated)71.27927.631
arcane (not mainstream)71.234633.429
claustrophobic (not spelunker)71.29328.826
coordinated (not clumsy)71.178826.431
French (not Russian)71.032532.418
realistic (not ambitious)70.914036.623
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)70.963132.024
humorless (not funny)70.722731.025
suspicious (not awkward)70.559026.733
obedient (not rebellious)70.526226.229
unfixable (not fixable)70.522023.319
🧕 (not 💃)70.410931.424
hypocritical (not equitable)70.232131.544
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)70.277631.626
intense (not lighthearted)70.276731.835
sexist (not feminist)70.027623.627
ironic (not profound)69.821028.919
common sense (not analysis)69.89434.824
political (not nonpolitical)69.745235.526
urban (not rural)69.673934.422
unambitious (not driven)69.53530.127
tailor (not blacksmith)69.556129.121
purple (not orange)69.427625.028
competitive (not cooperative)69.374032.431
nihilist (not existentialist)69.07834.328
bad-cook (not good-cook)68.835329.224
vintage (not trendy)68.781329.225
perceptive (not unobservant)68.6116135.525
🐮 (not 🐷)68.520326.121
repulsive (not attractive)68.419326.728
biased (not impartial)68.366735.127
reasonable (not deranged)68.360330.427
genius (not dunce)67.982426.724
vain (not demure)67.949729.629
scholarly (not crafty)67.931125.329
ugly (not beautiful)67.713221.129
domestic (not industrial)67.728827.324
objective (not subjective)67.717537.330
Swedish (not Italian)67.730836.217
literal (not metaphorical)67.548637.734
interrupting (not attentive)67.344729.227
concise (not long-winded)67.331833.632
conventional (not creative)66.739531.330
slugabed (not go-getter)66.66432.925
resolute (not wavering)66.681335.123
precise (not vague)66.677336.327
cringeworthy (not inspiring)66.436635.529
🏌 (not 🤺)66.411334.824
🦇 (not 🐿)66.440831.823
neurotypical (not autistic)66.395334.420
sheltered (not street-smart)66.333732.222
moderate (not extreme)66.226930.925
slacker (not workaholic)66.223135.318
theoretical (not empirical)66.08329.227
cosmopolitan (not provincial)65.746036.619
lost (not enlightened)65.648630.121
concrete (not abstract)65.557130.928
passive (not assertive)65.420728.523
minimalist (not pack rat)65.245634.332
antagonist (not protagonist)65.226728.626
conservative (not liberal)65.030938.724
stoic (not expressive)64.840433.326
leisurely (not hurried)64.830832.518
🤔 (not 🤫)64.849537.926
penny-pincher (not overspender)64.757329.923
underachiever (not overachiever)64.616433.125
pensive (not serene)64.597130.337
money-focused (not love-focused)64.438832.134
English (not German)63.8135335.238
queen (not princess)63.886637.528
sensible (not ludicrous)63.579635.229
ranged (not melee)63.440731.333
side character (not main character)63.467631.0126
reliable (not experimental)63.270431.819
Pepsi (not Coke)63.217237.822
water (not fire)63.143438.322
chic (not cheesy)63.151228.324
historical (not modern)62.954134.033
mundane (not extraordinary)62.823940.521
literary (not mathematical)62.776731.126
musical (not off-key)62.741834.339
often crying (not never cries)62.748832.119
down2earth (not head@clouds)62.670539.933
knowledgeable (not ignorant)62.6113934.633
👽 (not 🤡)62.560128.222
presidential (not folksy)62.571632.221
hard-work (not natural-talent)62.583631.323
beta (not alpha)62.445536.324
traitorous (not loyal)62.228230.725
bossy (not meek)62.2109730.624
libertarian (not socialist)62.141635.519
genocidal (not not genocidal)62.132036.124
centrist (not radical)62.134332.325
plays hard (not works hard)62.039033.220
human (not animalistic)61.9117334.134
vegan (not cannibal)61.970428.235
🤑 (not 🤠)61.649636.726
thick-skinned (not sensitive)61.570031.228
introspective (not not introspective)61.495830.841
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)61.369736.423
queer (not straight)61.227239.730
anxious (not calm)61.185232.231
dorky (not cool)61.057731.537
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)60.964735.822
fighter (not lover)60.969429.723
highbrow (not lowbrow)60.489740.221
📉 (not 📈)60.323340.421
corporate (not freelance)60.254538.320
poor (not rich)60.156229.526
official (not backdoor)60.157935.821
master (not apprentice)60.1105430.223
still (not twitchy)59.943433.826
competent (not incompetent)59.6142533.524
real (not philosophical)59.5100540.219
👟 (not 🥾)59.472841.229
morning lark (not night owl)59.247739.123
punchable (not loveable)59.249932.626
Roman (not Greek)59.152232.934
preppy (not punk rock)59.195937.531
prestigious (not disreputable)59.0103333.025
pro (not noob)59.0129931.120
dry (not moist)59.063940.920
bad boy (not white knight)59.060127.739
aloof (not obsessed)58.919336.525
sickly (not healthy)58.833430.621
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)58.878830.719
average (not deviant)58.744233.234
rock (not rap)58.6155932.522
🤣 (not 😊)58.551325.322
extravagant (not thrifty)58.571229.822
confidential (not gossiping)58.4116839.126
luddite (not technophile)58.267234.030
envious (not prideful)58.116635.424
wise (not foolish)57.993026.720
unambiguous (not mysterious)57.983236.027
weakass (not badass)57.935734.332
anarchist (not statist)57.768135.419
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)57.767335.527
quitter (not persistent)57.54431.222
rhythmic (not stuttering)57.5130534.026
hoarder (not unprepared)57.499430.121
low-tech (not high-tech)57.379335.423
decisive (not hesitant)57.1123633.440
🐐 (not 🦒)57.0108935.021
hypochondriac (not stoic)57.049935.922
puny (not mighty)56.838529.619
focused on the future (not focused on the present)56.561632.722
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)56.5109540.120
tactful (not indiscreet)56.4111630.823
devout (not heathen)56.188934.033
eastern (not western)56.122233.930
artistic (not scientific)56.081839.035
creepy (not disarming)56.040125.423
wooden (not plastic)56.0131334.236
complicated (not simple)55.9123735.823
machiavellian (not transparent)55.579633.622
androgynous (not gendered)55.314131.630
no-nonsense (not dramatic)55.278243.837
resourceful (not helpless)55.0159432.329
lazy (not diligent)54.920137.131
earth (not air)54.9119235.622
straightforward (not cryptic)54.6135241.525
oxymoron (not tautology)54.6100027.223
conspiracist (not sheeple)54.5126030.526
🐀 (not 🐘)54.480735.934
trusting (not charming)54.375421.419
deep (not shallow)54.3123835.833
treasure (not trash)54.2155330.630
monastic (not hedonist)54.164031.928
scrub (not legit)54.033534.735
bold (not shy)53.9164226.727
mild (not spicy)53.963435.123
factual (not exaggerating)53.991038.423
devoted (not unfaithful)53.7162733.420
efficient (not overprepared)53.6144932.725
privileged (not oppressed)53.6124433.321
normal (not weird)53.567233.228
important (not irrelevant)53.5164030.719
low self esteem (not narcissistic)53.466234.321
edgy (not politically correct)53.3104935.522
flamboyant (not modest)53.284339.623
insecure (not confident)53.251432.818
generalist (not specialist)53.252732.531
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)53.097935.628
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.068231.736
racist (not egalitarian)53.028629.422
democratic (not authoritarian)52.9105438.525
chaste (not lustful)52.875930.423
valedictorian (not drop out)52.8125736.846
dominant (not submissive)52.7128731.832
decorative (not utilitarian)52.562838.528
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)52.487433.019
basic (not hipster)52.3118140.029
resigned (not resistant)52.227238.020
whippersnapper (not sage)52.294133.832
insider (not outsider)51.684938.437
fresh (not stinky)51.6136433.024
factual (not poetic)51.5113132.122
ferocious (not pacifist)51.4119633.524
self-assured (not self-conscious)51.3137938.828
tasteful (not lewd)51.1134834.422
exhibitionist (not bashful)51.0129835.843
vanilla (not kinky)50.898538.430
lavish (not frugal)50.686736.222

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Angela Martin (0.702)
  2. Michael Groff (0.683)
  3. Count Alexei Karenin (0.675)
  4. Chuck McGill (0.673)
  5. Severus Snape (0.667)
  6. Jack Crawford (0.667)
  7. Mycroft Holmes (0.667)
  8. Stanley Hudson (0.655)
  9. Nurse Mildred Ratched (0.648)
  10. Marge Thompson (0.644)
  1. Pinkie Pie (-0.724)
  2. Troy Barnes (-0.686)
  3. Phil Dunphy (-0.679)
  4. Olaf (-0.677)
  5. Pumbaa (-0.673)
  6. Joey Tribbiani (-0.66)
  7. Donkey (-0.657)
  8. Ty Lee (-0.656)
  9. Kevin Ball (-0.656)
  10. Christopher Turk (-0.653)

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

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


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