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Shaun Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Shaun is a character from Shaun of the Dead.

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
main character (not side character)95.16313.034
English (not German)90.32116.439
flawed (not perfect)87.712913.711
resists change (not likes change)87.6969.615
protagonist (not antagonist)87.411717.536
nerd (not jock)85.922112.641
heroic (not villainous)85.729714.441
gendered (not androgynous)85.225313.034
real (not fake)84.431813.310
human (not animalistic)83.323615.325
egalitarian (not racist)83.351715.728
loyal (not traitorous)82.863214.925
childlike (not parental)82.820516.115
believable (not poorly-written)82.719614.032
gamer (not non-gamer)82.57121.061
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)82.419618.338
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)82.310914.328
child free (not pronatalist)81.811221.236
funny (not humorless)81.222915.833
cheesy (not chic)80.99914.934
leader (not follower)80.652312.916
awkward (not suspicious)80.07512.827
skeptical (not spiritual)79.931423.333
vanilla (not kinky)79.910920.934
evolutionist (not creationist)79.715720.317
love-focused (not money-focused)78.952819.539
straightforward (not cryptic)78.817223.125
awkward (not comfortable)78.817416.09
unambiguous (not mysterious)78.212923.327
rejected (not popular)78.02569.57
goof-off (not studious)77.919119.547
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)77.928926.317
slovenly (not stylish)77.810417.631
homebody (not world traveler)77.622227.07
underachiever (not overachiever)77.64720.859
poor (not rich)77.416615.424
kind (not cruel)77.264917.227
🤠 (not 🤑)77.227022.829
straight (not queer)77.157322.937
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)76.715820.335
not genocidal (not genocidal)76.560726.632
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)76.436124.611
spartan (not glamorous)76.432514.69
frugal (not lavish)76.117117.344
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)76.043317.226
Swedish (not Italian)76.010320.526
goofy (not unfrivolous)76.026224.79
ironic (not profound)75.97317.546
🧢 (not 🎩)75.728623.828
👟 (not 🥾)75.418923.137
thrifty (not extravagant)75.115621.246
awkward (not charming)75.015423.342
employee (not entrepreneur)75.019525.614
clumsy (not coordinated)74.918515.428
wolf (not bear)74.737018.210
friendly (not unfriendly)74.668913.99
urban (not rural)74.648624.625
🐿 (not 🦇)74.433924.034
desperate (not high standards)74.315317.155
comedic (not dramatic)74.211326.469
buffoon (not charmer)73.914128.18
devoted (not unfaithful)73.2108825.133
one-faced (not two-faced)73.161123.757
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)73.037721.132
drop out (not valedictorian)72.923722.956
average (not deviant)72.89126.040
nonpolitical (not political)72.713223.031
rock (not rap)72.780526.439
chronically single (not serial dater)72.360321.616
codependent (not independent)72.121030.231
unobservant (not perceptive)71.96529.331
soft (not hard)71.832816.230
low self esteem (not narcissistic)71.717821.534
masculine (not feminine)71.775217.648
juvenile (not mature)71.731522.338
utilitarian (not decorative)71.643221.643
resourceful (not helpless)71.6105823.044
basic (not hipster)71.640523.727
persistent (not quitter)71.5147330.534
white knight (not bad boy)71.554520.239
fixable (not unfixable)71.428623.939
unambitious (not driven)71.13028.638
disarming (not creepy)71.168418.824
atheist (not theist)70.946321.124
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)70.919619.316
repetitive (not varied)70.826026.942
🐐 (not 🦒)70.827326.341
bad-cook (not good-cook)70.829619.448
depressed (not bright)70.725320.424
everyman (not chosen one)70.720933.838
orange (not purple)70.619623.633
factual (not poetic)70.344119.630
vintage (not trendy)70.274516.262
thin (not thick)70.047321.133
real (not philosophical)69.946623.329
self-conscious (not self-assured)69.914628.139
liberal (not conservative)69.955221.731
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)69.525727.956
consumer (not creator)69.528427.413
sloppy (not fussy)69.511522.812
supportive (not catty)69.567923.819
people-person (not things-person)69.550419.76
weird (not normal)69.258425.434
mellow (not energetic)69.232428.713
western (not eastern)69.240828.234
apologetic (not proud)69.111225.211
punk rock (not preppy)69.042325.232
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)68.974127.639
miserable (not joyful)68.758922.731
🐒 (not 🐩)68.731528.732
reactive (not proactive)68.724320.429
night owl (not morning lark)68.664026.935
dorky (not cool)68.637830.029
communal (not individualist)68.516425.124
🧠 (not 💪)68.588622.834
fantasy-prone (not grounded)68.451324.411
sarcastic (not genuine)68.445924.937
impatient (not patient)68.370929.134
love shy (not cassanova)68.242625.315
scruffy (not manicured)68.139824.741
twitchy (not still)68.158521.747
slothful (not active)68.18722.742
methodical (not astonishing)68.055428.528
sensitive (not thick-skinned)68.037223.133
domestic (not industrial)68.027523.429
reasonable (not deranged)68.061525.132
🛌 (not 🧗)68.022231.828
intellectual (not physical)67.979023.827
🐴 (not 🦄)67.953930.834
pensive (not serene)67.874120.760
important (not irrelevant)67.7121630.726
empath (not psychopath)67.777120.942
earthly (not divine)67.767119.67
roundabout (not direct)67.611628.636
🐀 (not 🐘)67.531324.227
indoorsy (not outdoorsy)67.567117.48
unpolished (not eloquent)67.431325.526
modest (not flamboyant)67.360029.544
epic (not deep)67.330919.543
bookish (not sporty)67.284421.137
modern (not historical)67.056523.442
soulful (not soulless)67.0109631.031
cursed (not blessed)66.976124.19
zebra (not lion)66.940320.07
biased (not impartial)66.973528.535
family-first (not work-first)66.957226.943
lenient (not strict)66.644029.341
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)66.623028.827
lighthearted (not intense)66.425729.442
passive (not assertive)66.319727.940
rustic (not cultured)66.227823.630
quivering (not unstirring)66.221319.45
tense (not relaxed)66.1113428.034
backdoor (not official)66.155331.031
transparent (not machiavellian)66.038326.424
savory (not sweet)65.968821.18
stuttering (not rhythmic)65.818223.128
folksy (not presidential)65.745825.127
bashful (not exhibitionist)65.619123.261
indie (not pop)65.573326.727
uncreative (not open to new experinces)65.319931.735
disreputable (not prestigious)65.329419.243
gloomy (not sunny)65.366725.233
tardy (not on-time)65.335831.147
wholesome (not salacious)65.272729.131
off-key (not musical)65.247921.925
melee (not ranged)65.218430.128
photographer (not physicist)65.266820.48
stereotypical (not boundary breaking)65.139132.113
centrist (not radical)65.023423.534
accepting (not judgemental)64.952726.737
lowbrow (not highbrow)64.921033.224
🤣 (not 😊)64.936234.924
slacker (not workaholic)64.824928.441
penny-pincher (not overspender)64.857028.529
disorganized (not self-disciplined)64.731128.928
💃 (not 🧕)64.785629.527
flimsy (not sturdy)64.726127.232
🤔 (not 🤫)64.651127.040
conformist (not maverick)64.626226.014
playful (not shy)64.598422.431
good-humored (not angry)64.571031.526
outgoing (not withdrawn)64.574328.213
mild (not spicy)64.433924.540
crafty (not scholarly)64.476022.433
angelic (not demonic)64.376022.726
reluctant (not eager)64.324029.415
mad-scientist (not lumberjack)64.372420.29
unassuming (not pretentious)64.233630.031
🤡 (not 👽)64.232526.832
original (not cliché)64.160826.09
rugged (not refined)64.154326.533
theoretical (not empirical)64.112030.728
nice (not naughty)64.164018.615
red (not blue)64.154530.215
open-book (not secretive)64.033626.051
off target (not accurate)64.030124.39
unlucky (not fortunate)63.955529.836
badass (not weakass)63.9115524.558
lover (not fighter)63.956822.754
focused on the present (not focused on the future)63.743927.025
traumatized (not flourishing)63.787022.730
heartfelt (not clinical)63.786820.510
indulgent (not sober)63.666323.131
common sense (not analysis)63.622828.431
straight edge (not junkie)63.6105919.99
brave (not careful)63.586224.139
mundane (not extraordinary)63.523228.634
sad (not happy)63.580022.336
soft (not hard)63.457728.531
efficient (not overprepared)63.488025.028
romantic (not dispassionate)63.498728.928
hippie (not militaristic)63.443726.813
😬 (not 😏)63.335127.943
blind (not all-seeing)63.343922.19
cringing away (not welcoming experience)63.345425.610
plays hard (not works hard)63.137526.135
resentful (not euphoric)63.083519.98
lost (not enlightened)62.959527.728
subdued (not exuberant)62.936826.247
emotional (not unemotional)62.9107028.839
long-winded (not concise)62.839526.128
bored (not interested)62.613825.056
tired (not wired)62.530827.011
hesitant (not decisive)62.427125.929
civilized (not barbaric)62.2105124.335
wooden (not plastic)62.2101922.335
playful (not serious)62.150425.239
prudish (not flirtatious)62.148523.437
feeler (not thinker)62.180525.110
😇 (not 😈)62.073327.239
interrupting (not attentive)62.058724.150
literal (not metaphorical)61.879230.825
realist (not idealist)61.863329.935
unchallenging (not demanding)61.820729.057
insecure (not confident)61.731728.335
loveable (not punchable)61.793129.132
tailor (not blacksmith)61.789627.239
repressed (not forward)61.735120.711
generalist (not specialist)61.521127.829
🌟 (not 💩)61.4125932.431
vulnerable (not armoured)61.341326.136
haunted (not blissful)61.3104226.373
lifeless (not spirited)61.219325.317
messy (not neat)61.151229.836
consistent (not variable)61.082233.226
sexual (not asexual)61.0105425.756
oxymoron (not tautology)61.049424.130
strong identity (not social chameleon)61.0124319.15
intuitive (not analytical)61.067923.318
whippersnapper (not sage)60.953926.732
water (not fire)60.948225.149
puny (not mighty)60.829624.238
French (not Russian)60.781925.726
chivalrous (not businesslike)60.763424.938
reassuring (not fearmongering)60.786428.034
moody (not stable)60.6102525.040
attractive (not repulsive)60.6128622.131
hard-work (not natural-talent)60.693224.351
hopeful (not fearful)60.693325.610
underthinker (not overthinker)60.626830.610
introvert (not extrovert)60.553922.433
classical (not avant-garde)60.577520.926
metrosexual (not macho)60.588621.726
😎 (not 🧐)60.478933.125
pacifist (not ferocious)60.349126.827
feisty (not gracious)60.3110023.129
intimate (not formal)60.368928.926
oblivious (not alert)60.239531.742
corporate (not freelance)60.254532.250
clean (not perverted)60.2108527.951
forgiving (not vengeful)60.176628.631
heathen (not devout)60.153327.232
edgy (not politically correct)60.182726.035
yes-man (not contrarian)60.135130.536
disturbing (not enchanting)60.150915.29
trusting (not charming)60.052823.341
engineerial (not lawyerly)59.953122.213
unprepared (not hoarder)59.837429.937
🙃 (not 🥰)59.760327.523
ADHD (not OCD)59.751532.151
guarded (not open)59.6126524.830
easy (not uptight)59.650224.07
bold (not shy)59.5149621.840
princess (not queen)59.448830.633
unmotivated (not motivated)59.410133.051
slugabed (not go-getter)59.312831.823
earth (not air)59.298129.845
optimistic (not pessimistic)59.171327.144
sheltered (not street-smart)59.152125.724
claustrophobic (not spelunker)59.134525.235
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)59.155815.77
short (not tall)59.058320.481
head@clouds (not down2earth)59.064536.536
jealous (not compersive)59.068828.725
warm (not cold)59.087122.627
meek (not bossy)58.941328.533
nurturing (not poisonous)58.9101226.231
honorable (not cunning)58.894626.746
predictable (not quirky)58.859332.728
self-destructive (not self-improving)58.777824.228
sleepy (not frenzied)58.710730.935
flower child (not goth)58.7102721.834
sorrowful (not cheery)58.696325.151
giving (not receiving)58.5102525.935
sensible (not ludicrous)58.496129.440
low-tech (not high-tech)58.475227.228
simple (not complicated)58.433928.824
demure (not vain)58.369121.929
irreverent (not sincere)58.343527.311
hedonist (not monastic)58.275224.327
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)58.1117727.837
resistant (not resigned)58.0138426.834
tame (not wild)58.058328.344
trusting (not suspicious)57.965030.039
arrogant (not humble)57.990722.430
conspiracist (not sheeple)57.9109227.138
cannibal (not vegan)57.970423.833
gross (not hygienic)57.832523.912
innocent (not worldly)57.641926.154
monochrome (not multicolored)57.674029.535
fast-talking (not slow-talking)57.6106426.231
muddy (not washed)57.649422.836
meaningful (not pointless)57.6141329.513
dolphin (not kangaroo)57.667332.012
vague (not precise)57.535429.448
💝 (not 💔)57.582432.927
absentminded (not focused)57.539228.910
private (not gregarious)57.4107526.429
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)57.457134.126
circular (not linear)57.457429.539
submissive (not dominant)57.351725.925
captain (not first-mate)57.384533.433
chill (not sassy)57.334130.312
coarse (not delicate)57.2102923.117
doer (not thinker)57.1110627.663
communist (not capitalist)57.157627.49
beautiful (not ugly)57.0150125.726
unorthodox (not traditional)57.093829.530
stubborn (not accommodating)57.0134831.967
lazy (not diligent)56.918023.839
anxious (not calm)56.9100522.333
minimalist (not pack rat)56.982134.126
normie (not freak)56.967728.458
bad-manners (not good-manners)56.956720.715
nonconformist (not social climber)56.994728.912
explorer (not builder)56.785228.332
sane (not crazy)56.776522.739
😜 (not 🤐)56.776230.034
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)56.793627.113
mischievous (not well behaved)56.6100527.747
involved (not remote)56.5137727.441
vibrant (not geriatric)56.5124326.136
frank (not sugarcoated)56.5140127.742
cynical (not gullible)56.5111028.235
can't-fix-anything (not handy)56.551831.111
confidential (not gossiping)56.4121828.244
handshakes (not hugs)56.4108422.310
questioning (not believing)56.3113123.218
provincial (not cosmopolitan)56.268228.425
enslaved (not emancipated)56.134131.531
technophile (not luddite)56.169326.327
hurried (not leisurely)56.197133.237
healthy (not sickly)56.0133824.944
😭 (not 😀)56.077825.929
spontaneous (not deliberate)55.960434.738
nihilist (not existentialist)55.940529.133
generous (not stingy)55.9111924.754
📈 (not 📉)55.8123029.330
exaggerating (not factual)55.884528.268
chaotic (not orderly)55.781033.944
mainstream (not arcane)55.757527.226
dramatic (not no-nonsense)55.790733.327
subjective (not objective)55.772425.430
regular (not zany)55.765326.935
wavering (not resolute)55.732126.832
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)55.784430.123
debased (not pure)55.577224.433
emotional (not logical)55.496326.538
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)55.489823.447
unannoying (not annoying)55.480428.115
charismatic (not uninspiring)55.3152930.625
positive (not negative)55.398128.715
bold (not serious)55.295925.931
moderate (not extreme)55.259126.738
scrub (not legit)55.231128.829
literary (not mathematical)55.1110125.242
mad (not glad)55.199328.839
inappropriate (not seemly)55.169632.39
conventional (not creative)55.075731.426
imaginative (not practical)55.059431.830
gatherer (not hunter)55.077929.225
problematic (not woke)55.085922.08
apathetic (not curious)54.932029.431
ignorant (not knowledgeable)54.941827.624
reader (not writer)54.776325.99
insulting (not complimentary)54.677424.630
nonpartisan (not activist)54.654028.614
scheduled (not spontaneous)54.5103635.650
young (not old)54.5117519.341
experimental (not reliable)54.576432.249
🥶 (not 🥵)54.565225.234
🎃 (not 💀)54.580531.841
dog person (not cat person)54.587433.640
minds-own-business (not snoops)54.539024.16
unmeddlesome (not prying)54.534428.311
instinctual (not reasoned)54.4101028.326
altruistic (not selfish)54.4106528.942
beta (not alpha)54.464227.634
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)54.4102829.528
🤺 (not 🏌)54.4141028.928
dunce (not genius)54.345819.931
patriotic (not unpatriotic)54.3134630.727
fantastical (not realistic)54.372529.767
flat (not bubbly)54.395235.97
sheriff (not outlaw)54.290929.441
open-minded (not close-minded)54.2114023.136
chill (not offended)54.267031.938
stinky (not fresh)54.151623.940
generic (not insightful)54.144029.211
foolish (not wise)54.071323.442
warm (not quarrelsome)53.981924.049
expressive (not stoic)53.8109227.430
often crying (not never cries)53.874123.233
scientific (not artistic)53.795225.636
libertarian (not socialist)53.799128.428
opinionated (not neutral)53.7171130.052
quiet (not loud)53.685527.442
noob (not pro)53.641128.127
giggling (not chortling)53.654525.433
rational (not whimsical)53.4112231.138
cringeworthy (not inspiring)53.468928.734
cocky (not timid)53.4140725.025
aloof (not obsessed)53.336930.035
touchy-feely (not distant)53.378425.532
lewd (not tasteful)53.255826.226
outsider (not insider)53.296728.733
privileged (not oppressed)53.2125325.935
entitled (not grateful)53.290027.356
always down (not picky)53.264127.736
shallow (not deep)53.156122.836
treasure (not trash)53.1157426.127
naive (not paranoid)53.158726.538
cooperative (not competitive)53.069329.736
noble (not jovial)52.9121123.57
🎨 (not 🏀)52.8117329.748
realistic (not ambitious)52.865333.961
mild (not manic)52.868629.516
mechanical (not natural)52.780827.112
transient (not permanent)52.670926.829
👻 (not 🤖)52.698629.034
Roman (not Greek)52.694727.923
dry (not moist)52.691529.035
gluttonous (not moderate)52.573223.315
respectful (not rude)52.4119025.835
democratic (not authoritarian)52.4107026.936
obedient (not rebellious)52.469530.825
proper (not scandalous)52.493428.839
tiresome (not interesting)52.338829.524
utopian (not dystopian)52.391527.09
🐮 (not 🐷)52.2124932.124
prankster (not anti-prank)52.276829.617
not introspective (not introspective)52.152529.535
tight (not loose)52.1131028.638
lustful (not chaste)52.0110328.528
chatty (not reserved)52.095931.035
sexist (not feminist)52.057423.329
incompetent (not competent)51.935125.934
high IQ (not low IQ)51.9163218.839
rough (not smooth)51.893229.336
flexible (not rigid)51.880530.926
social (not reclusive)51.8105829.228
🥴 (not 🥳)51.8113129.935
pointed (not random)51.8149428.064
Coke (not Pepsi)51.8101434.943
prideful (not envious)51.7163529.171
routine (not innovative)51.786637.311
goal-oriented (not experince-oriented)51.7116530.79
summer (not winter)51.698332.240
sheepish (not smug)51.652120.47
bitter (not sweet)51.594726.233
monotone (not expressive)51.570026.830
stoic (not hypochondriac)51.3121528.735
neurotypical (not autistic)51.1160325.448
apprentice (not master)51.165330.329
abstract (not concrete)51.178127.932
progressive (not old-fashioned)51.1107523.914
statist (not anarchist)51.0103624.831
indiscreet (not tactful)51.063129.030
innocent (not jaded)51.061223.042
slow (not fast)50.152426.132
hypocritical (not equitable)50.987629.338
opinionated (not jealous)50.1162428.229
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')50.2110232.024
cautious (not impulsive)50.397930.330
cheery (not grumpy)50.386126.615
gentle (not harsh)50.798820.89
triggered (not trolling)50.6142130.832
insomniac (not slumbering)50.6152134.213
unstable (not stable)50.4114129.011

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Xander Harris (0.638)
  2. Ron Weasley (0.613)
  3. Eric Forman (0.608)
  4. Morty Smith (0.601)
  5. Sam Witwicky (0.594)
  6. Bob Belcher (0.581)
  7. Nick Miller (0.58)
  8. Chip Dove (0.578)
  9. Alfredo Linguini (0.575)
  10. Seong Gi-hun (0.572)
  1. Melisandre (-0.358)
  2. Dr. Hannibal Lecter (-0.356)
  3. Number Six (-0.352)
  4. Hermione Lodge (-0.35)
  5. Miranda Priestly (-0.326)
  6. Hiram Lodge (-0.322)
  7. Prudence Night (-0.315)
  8. Madelyn Stillwell (-0.314)
  9. Russell 'Stringer' Bell (-0.312)
  10. Charlotte Hale (-0.311)

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

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


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