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John Michael Dorian Descriptive Personality Statistics

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John Michael Dorian is a character from Scrubs.

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
emotional (not unemotional)93.0217.621
main character (not side character)91.116818.917
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)91.01511.325
nerd (not jock)90.612011.641
funny (not humorless)90.46215.844
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)90.13213.8115
good-humored (not angry)90.0429.928
flower child (not goth)90.0639.719
dramatic (not no-nonsense)89.8499.342
expressive (not stoic)89.7619.931
imaginative (not practical)89.62813.257
clumsy (not coordinated)89.12510.738
chatty (not reserved)89.012513.834
soulful (not soulless)88.713215.053
love-focused (not money-focused)88.714716.220
head@clouds (not down2earth)88.33819.949
sensitive (not thick-skinned)88.31310.547
zany (not regular)87.84916.365
fantastical (not realistic)87.44920.370
soft (not hard)87.04713.471
expressive (not monotone)87.014319.728
soft (not hard)86.93913.941
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)86.93113.559
juvenile (not mature)86.86011.552
kind (not cruel)86.626012.653
metrosexual (not macho)86.52213.651
awkward (not suspicious)86.32610.730
warm (not cold)86.310316.334
exaggerating (not factual)86.39514.964
playful (not serious)86.28818.539
whimsical (not rational)86.25514.463
dog person (not cat person)86.24222.729
😜 (not 🤐)86.011617.662
vulnerable (not armoured)85.71515.043
white knight (not bad boy)85.67912.731
emotional (not logical)85.59612.053
twitchy (not still)85.58514.888
idealist (not realist)85.05318.476
anxious (not calm)84.810714.233
social (not reclusive)84.812518.283
princess (not queen)84.81420.630
cheesy (not chic)84.64813.121
involved (not remote)84.57414.341
👟 (not 🥾)84.43617.286
persistent (not quitter)84.278115.975
often crying (not never cries)84.25317.434
lover (not fighter)84.17317.367
romantic (not dispassionate)84.117015.448
vibrant (not geriatric)83.917918.635
quirky (not predictable)83.97122.120
lenient (not strict)83.88413.244
touchy-feely (not distant)83.46522.134
open-book (not secretive)83.35117.950
folksy (not presidential)83.35013.243
summer (not winter)83.215216.237
submissive (not dominant)83.17115.381
egalitarian (not racist)83.054018.683
🐿 (not 🦇)82.99320.875
protagonist (not antagonist)82.827327.225
long-winded (not concise)82.82019.523
heroic (not villainous)82.544013.042
🎃 (not 💀)82.34722.150
playful (not shy)82.038117.148
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)82.07122.077
loyal (not traitorous)81.867917.539
exuberant (not subdued)81.616421.140
roundabout (not direct)81.61120.448
🦄 (not 🐴)81.612823.274
not genocidal (not genocidal)81.636225.327
privileged (not oppressed)81.333718.543
complimentary (not insulting)81.213717.137
random (not pointed)81.16619.263
human (not animalistic)80.834515.939
dorky (not cool)80.811120.581
gregarious (not private)80.79916.242
forgiving (not vengeful)80.617420.135
metaphorical (not literal)80.62020.365
whippersnapper (not sage)80.63918.637
beta (not alpha)80.612118.875
sugarcoated (not frank)80.679.323
lighthearted (not intense)80.45819.950
🤡 (not 👽)80.33518.763
English (not German)80.328519.644
🧠 (not 💪)80.242122.4104
sweet (not bitter)80.119920.547
water (not fire)79.78323.174
curious (not apathetic)79.724124.153
optimistic (not pessimistic)79.616920.838
chivalrous (not businesslike)79.57519.351
flirtatious (not prudish)79.527113.731
💃 (not 🧕)79.235020.477
creative (not conventional)78.924920.158
bookish (not sporty)78.850619.952
flimsy (not sturdy)78.84416.446
young (not old)78.746520.038
goof-off (not studious)78.618221.483
fast-talking (not slow-talking)78.625421.048
weird (not normal)78.529620.477
pacifist (not ferocious)78.510716.540
first-mate (not captain)78.526317.743
important (not irrelevant)78.573421.396
introspective (not not introspective)78.518124.772
ADHD (not OCD)78.414323.568
motivated (not unmotivated)78.2103725.531
cheery (not sorrowful)78.115321.735
charismatic (not uninspiring)78.157123.554
giggling (not chortling)78.14326.840
nurturing (not poisonous)78.136422.641
treasure (not trash)78.169819.8101
chaotic (not orderly)78.029817.439
democratic (not authoritarian)77.712216.839
transparent (not machiavellian)77.57626.922
extrovert (not introvert)77.035828.048
🤠 (not 🤑)77.027524.562
gatherer (not hunter)76.720021.940
liberal (not conservative)76.731318.294
sunny (not gloomy)76.726925.648
warm (not quarrelsome)76.619323.564
meek (not bossy)76.411315.844
joyful (not miserable)76.218722.470
flamboyant (not modest)76.030320.657
unambiguous (not mysterious)76.017522.757
gullible (not cynical)75.912822.920
puny (not mighty)75.76821.458
intimate (not formal)75.717717.276
bold (not serious)75.630417.655
interested (not bored)75.542223.755
empath (not psychopath)75.350126.671
respectful (not rude)75.246920.674
🤔 (not 🤫)75.29524.977
vanilla (not kinky)75.120624.744
glad (not mad)75.118522.159
trusting (not suspicious)75.017325.851
mischievous (not well behaved)75.056223.736
blissful (not haunted)75.010723.362
angelic (not demonic)74.937820.143
open (not guarded)74.89925.234
self-conscious (not self-assured)74.89325.945
happy (not sad)74.815020.651
generous (not stingy)74.742822.882
abstract (not concrete)74.614524.691
open-minded (not close-minded)74.332322.236
one-faced (not two-faced)74.355525.457
spontaneous (not scheduled)74.236824.963
innocent (not worldly)74.012421.159
thin (not thick)73.929122.156
open to new experinces (not uncreative)73.867924.049
codependent (not independent)73.818123.450
instinctual (not reasoned)73.538618.442
pure (not debased)73.435425.149
tailor (not blacksmith)73.437321.639
believable (not poorly-written)73.283119.736
multicolored (not monochrome)73.128030.740
interrupting (not attentive)73.131127.864
weakass (not badass)72.912323.577
wholesome (not salacious)72.944823.981
ambitious (not realistic)72.744027.170
literary (not mathematical)72.632516.234
extraordinary (not mundane)72.563522.953
poetic (not factual)72.518520.961
air (not earth)72.56229.259
devoted (not unfaithful)72.5112721.928
flexible (not rigid)72.417720.038
hesitant (not decisive)72.310125.534
unorthodox (not traditional)72.250326.341
bad-cook (not good-cook)72.225323.963
disorganized (not self-disciplined)72.121118.927
sheltered (not street-smart)72.121624.437
loud (not quiet)72.052926.049
interesting (not tiresome)71.968524.536
gossiping (not confidential)71.925924.556
giving (not receiving)71.953020.222
indiscreet (not tactful)71.811426.077
reassuring (not fearmongering)71.743124.328
indulgent (not sober)71.742521.653
moody (not stable)71.664527.035
gamer (not non-gamer)71.621325.560
naive (not paranoid)71.514827.632
😀 (not 😭)71.428426.089
🌟 (not 💩)71.494325.968
nonpolitical (not political)71.215825.034
driven (not unambitious)71.2126925.339
👻 (not 🤖)71.226427.386
competent (not incompetent)71.2105221.662
existentialist (not nihilist)71.121023.433
💝 (not 💔)70.835225.962
spontaneous (not deliberate)70.729828.146
explorer (not builder)70.639125.436
circular (not linear)70.513023.639
frenzied (not sleepy)70.481023.049
innocent (not jaded)70.419720.719
oblivious (not alert)70.120122.968
messy (not neat)70.034320.979
desperate (not high standards)69.923027.777
intellectual (not physical)69.972624.938
🤣 (not 😊)69.625028.3109
healthy (not sickly)69.584622.879
subjective (not objective)69.412425.636
crazy (not sane)69.245824.978
French (not Russian)69.138820.647
unpolished (not eloquent)69.028117.729
hypochondriac (not stoic)69.017320.521
western (not eastern)68.942729.163
foolish (not wise)68.731219.649
bright (not depressed)68.339425.233
modern (not historical)68.351733.435
🐒 (not 🐩)68.332731.556
unprepared (not hoarder)68.215621.336
🐀 (not 🐘)68.129625.964
tardy (not on-time)68.030626.968
pensive (not serene)67.973627.243
domestic (not industrial)67.928323.547
wavering (not resolute)67.88624.797
awkward (not charming)67.727423.553
passive (not assertive)67.717522.447
😇 (not 😈)67.556628.079
apprentice (not master)67.429624.661
honorable (not cunning)67.364825.993
yes-man (not contrarian)67.217827.532
urban (not rural)67.085628.181
😎 (not 🧐)66.858329.068
loose (not tight)66.828128.064
comedic (not dramatic)66.724329.776
thinker (not doer)66.521932.777
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)66.374927.537
go-getter (not slugabed)66.3125627.565
mild (not spicy)66.229429.771
active (not slothful)66.2127923.646
moist (not dry)66.231627.250
philosophical (not real)65.818031.050
accepting (not judgemental)65.850230.832
variable (not consistent)65.825026.943
avant-garde (not classical)65.733121.543
ironic (not profound)65.635629.974
astonishing (not methodical)65.531821.048
washed (not muddy)65.578823.924
insecure (not confident)65.325927.547
permanent (not transient)65.349730.142
opinionated (not neutral)65.3135829.175
cosmopolitan (not provincial)65.247728.667
disarming (not creepy)65.197923.044
decorative (not utilitarian)65.129227.644
civilized (not barbaric)65.096823.649
high IQ (not low IQ)64.9133719.837
📈 (not 📉)64.873628.087
biased (not impartial)64.785328.434
lustful (not chaste)64.665020.758
freak (not normie)64.662926.981
overachiever (not underachiever)64.5120725.477
impulsive (not cautious)64.264928.367
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)64.153331.865
unlucky (not fortunate)64.055127.853
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)64.099228.6107
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)64.034326.036
low self esteem (not narcissistic)63.934329.349
🎨 (not 🏀)63.990732.657
attractive (not repulsive)63.7118722.851
centrist (not radical)63.528428.030
impatient (not patient)63.485729.167
🥰 (not 🙃)63.459433.770
sexual (not asexual)63.496628.054
straight (not queer)63.3118028.838
jealous (not compersive)63.256323.835
reactive (not proactive)63.246527.427
patriotic (not unpatriotic)62.994525.061
lewd (not tasteful)62.833924.644
fixable (not unfixable)62.874327.550
loveable (not punchable)62.788826.733
backdoor (not official)62.666924.332
feminine (not masculine)62.463420.843
ludicrous (not sensible)62.446631.128
🥵 (not 🥶)62.463329.239
tall (not short)62.380919.487
communal (not individualist)62.331126.943
valedictorian (not drop out)62.3102626.866
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)62.140631.447
🛌 (not 🧗)62.034829.279
preppy (not punk rock)62.086829.933
slovenly (not stylish)61.939625.830
diligent (not lazy)61.8156125.924
knowledgeable (not ignorant)61.8116420.955
extravagant (not thrifty)61.663734.963
noob (not pro)61.525128.762
accommodating (not stubborn)61.425331.681
bold (not shy)61.3144325.238
poor (not rich)61.153017.132
altruistic (not selfish)61.087227.189
grateful (not entitled)61.067226.761
🧢 (not 🎩)60.768739.055
atheist (not theist)60.587026.843
pack rat (not minimalist)60.547226.567
🥳 (not 🥴)60.542932.384
trusting (not charming)60.351024.030
overspender (not penny-pincher)60.355328.159
beautiful (not ugly)59.8143823.569
fast (not slow)59.6119626.227
resistant (not resigned)59.4132025.871
generalist (not specialist)59.427829.635
fresh (not stinky)59.2116826.087
Greek (not Roman)59.230924.437
hedonist (not monastic)59.170225.657
deranged (not reasonable)58.958025.587
chill (not offended)58.651928.253
obsessed (not aloof)58.5107534.431
extreme (not moderate)58.4105530.663
vague (not precise)58.433921.645
jealous (not opinionated)58.321624.025
purple (not orange)58.265128.743
average (not deviant)58.146329.437
deep (not shallow)58.1106327.3115
lost (not enlightened)58.080222.842
wooden (not plastic)58.0122233.347
scientific (not artistic)57.984228.738
feminist (not sexist)57.9119426.772
statist (not anarchist)57.878327.053
Italian (not Swedish)57.876129.929
ranged (not melee)57.775828.335
Pepsi (not Coke)57.740933.173
child free (not pronatalist)57.6109428.241
prestigious (not disreputable)57.6108228.731
🤺 (not 🏌)57.5129232.178
lavish (not frugal)57.367926.434
claustrophobic (not spelunker)57.241629.135
tense (not relaxed)57.1142229.042
trolling (not triggered)57.136629.251
socialist (not libertarian)57.030430.272
scandalous (not proper)56.685327.636
🐐 (not 🦒)56.6111633.756
freelance (not corporate)56.3102731.544
hard-work (not natural-talent)56.3111928.088
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)56.286928.036
focused on the future (not focused on the present)56.163131.471
humble (not arrogant)56.073527.342
night owl (not morning lark)56.0105230.271
stuttering (not rhythmic)56.035624.743
oxymoron (not tautology)55.988920.811
😬 (not 😏)55.861331.479
musical (not off-key)55.863234.843
unassuming (not pretentious)55.662831.372
vegan (not cannibal)55.393127.543
always down (not picky)55.255330.037
varied (not repetitive)55.151828.968
theoretical (not empirical)55.043528.372
rock (not rap)55.0167327.021
competitive (not cooperative)54.8113129.229
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)54.692834.549
workaholic (not slacker)54.5146326.856
outlaw (not sheriff)54.490727.746
scrub (not legit)54.432929.561
exhibitionist (not bashful)54.4115631.780
perverted (not clean)54.258826.690
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')54.156730.027
sheeple (not conspiracist)54.140626.539
vintage (not trendy)54.0136124.660
efficient (not overprepared)53.9143726.236
traumatized (not flourishing)53.8125925.338
smooth (not rough)53.789728.539
technophile (not luddite)53.778824.036
work-first (not family-first)53.789526.478
experimental (not reliable)53.678429.740
dunce (not genius)53.448423.6101
leisurely (not hurried)53.464830.152
manicured (not scruffy)53.4122134.842
demure (not vain)53.387026.355
lowbrow (not highbrow)53.156027.562
genuine (not sarcastic)53.099031.455
analysis (not common sense)52.9107626.232
cultured (not rustic)52.8120631.124
chosen one (not everyman)52.7105032.827
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)52.688030.0105
pop (not indie)52.656430.325
plays hard (not works hard)52.558125.839
basic (not hipster)52.5117428.248
cringeworthy (not inspiring)52.571529.860
prideful (not envious)52.5161130.083
politically correct (not edgy)52.378726.846
emancipated (not enslaved)52.1143824.551
resourceful (not helpless)52.1164524.252
high-tech (not low-tech)51.597124.046
self-improving (not self-destructive)51.587426.437
obedient (not rebellious)51.471129.727
tame (not wild)51.476330.990
rugged (not refined)51.384028.850
careful (not brave)51.364027.650
cryptic (not straightforward)51.346931.151
heathen (not devout)51.286328.853
hypocritical (not equitable)51.286028.775
arcane (not mainstream)51.1116729.940
crafty (not scholarly)51.1120628.959
epic (not deep)51.197929.456
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)51.182926.269
spiritual (not skeptical)51.051628.351
neurotypical (not autistic)50.1162729.153
complicated (not simple)50.1145833.044
gracious (not feisty)50.956828.247
gendered (not androgynous)50.9178432.863
🐷 (not 🐮)50.964032.161
unobservant (not perceptive)50.134729.439
unchallenging (not demanding)50.941631.175
cocky (not timid)50.6148026.220
outsider (not insider)50.5108026.639

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Phil Dunphy (0.849)
  2. Jess Day (0.801)
  3. Fez (0.796)
  4. Dory (0.792)
  5. Winston Bishop (0.792)
  6. Kelly Erin Hannon (0.776)
  7. Charles Boyle (0.771)
  8. SpongeBob SquarePants (0.768)
  9. Olaf (0.764)
  10. Fogell (McLovin) (0.761)
  1. Black Noir (-0.626)
  2. Nurse Mildred Ratched (-0.598)
  3. Tywin Lannister (-0.584)
  4. Thomas Matthews (-0.583)
  5. Spiros 'Vondas' Vondopoulos (-0.58)
  6. Red Forman (-0.576)
  7. Vicious (-0.572)
  8. Cobra Bubbles (-0.572)
  9. Doc (-0.569)
  10. Mike Ehrmantraut (-0.566)

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

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


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