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George Costanza Descriptive Personality Statistics

George Costanza is a character from Seinfeld.

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 1,750 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
opinionated (not neutral)93.1518.936
short (not tall)92.5259.1407
anxious (not calm)91.42110.6419
exaggerating (not factual)90.43815.432
self-destructive (not self-improving)90.12217.329
tense (not relaxed)88.612514.1439
nerd (not jock)88.516114.4382
judgemental (not accepting)88.211714.2393
stingy (not generous)88.26011.633
pessimistic (not optimistic)88.12016.6416
🛌 (not 🧗)88.11713.7105
impatient (not patient)87.810715.2421
selfish (not altruistic)87.612215.9446
stubborn (not accommodating)87.319420.235
cheesy (not chic)87.12610.663
gloomy (not sunny)86.67110.130
moody (not stable)86.414513.8408
skeptical (not spiritual)86.29813.8435
twitchy (not still)86.06711.534
offended (not chill)85.88721.934
first-mate (not captain)85.77615.6400
pensive (not serene)85.71313.423
biased (not impartial)85.37516.7396
suspicious (not trusting)85.215416.9402
awkward (not charming)84.93615.1434
dorky (not cool)84.95613.254
dramatic (not no-nonsense)84.713119.1472
bad-cook (not good-cook)84.55013.326
unlucky (not fortunate)84.43818.0411
quarrelsome (not warm)84.217116.9385
jealous (not compersive)83.99916.0383
gossiping (not confidential)83.98516.3420
sarcastic (not genuine)83.810018.4437
slothful (not active)83.81615.6377
traumatized (not flourishing)83.712520.631
insecure (not confident)83.64218.1437
beta (not alpha)83.57619.6372
gatherer (not hunter)83.46417.628
underachiever (not overachiever)83.31821.835
bitter (not sweet)83.215916.7418
cringeworthy (not inspiring)83.16717.4424
weakass (not badass)82.93714.928
penny-pincher (not overspender)82.72822.691
hypocritical (not equitable)82.59616.7394
juvenile (not mature)82.412118.1448
ironic (not profound)82.31010.531
miserable (not joyful)82.313921.255
receiving (not giving)82.312820.454
clumsy (not coordinated)82.18516.1416
child free (not pronatalist)82.010722.0375
entitled (not grateful)81.922319.527
thick (not thin)81.79117.0383
gendered (not androgynous)81.547822.3367
mad (not glad)81.515918.475
vengeful (not forgiving)81.427320.5399
feisty (not gracious)81.427514.9404
self-conscious (not self-assured)81.34223.3385
foolish (not wise)81.19317.1421
sorrowful (not cheery)80.914215.5395
competitive (not cooperative)80.940121.1392
Italian (not Swedish)80.89219.825
claustrophobic (not spelunker)80.72721.137
lost (not enlightened)80.78514.929
loud (not quiet)80.631019.5397
sensitive (not thick-skinned)80.310522.3376
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)80.25719.133
weird (not normal)80.024516.4450
fearmongering (not reassuring)79.915419.345
straight (not queer)79.745522.9432
puny (not mighty)79.63817.1388
unpolished (not eloquent)79.510118.2412
off-key (not musical)79.57224.728
jaded (not innocent)79.336419.713
slacker (not workaholic)79.28323.6403
disorganized (not self-disciplined)79.111222.0392
hesitant (not decisive)79.14322.0413
haunted (not blissful)79.131418.036
unfixable (not fixable)79.19326.025
frugal (not lavish)79.010422.7395
💔 (not 💝)78.913322.8101
hypochondriac (not stoic)78.95020.726
lazy (not diligent)78.73021.7414
slovenly (not stylish)78.68618.0389
🐿 (not 🦇)78.620725.163
emotional (not unemotional)78.644325.127
long-winded (not concise)78.65122.816
codependent (not independent)78.510721.1440
🐐 (not 🦒)78.26423.698
frank (not sugarcoated)78.143423.053
🙃 (not 🥰)77.917125.6110
🧢 (not 🎩)77.921324.281
depressed (not bright)77.711616.9390
ludicrous (not sensible)77.616622.5429
interrupting (not attentive)77.620620.133
everyman (not chosen one)77.67024.849
incompetent (not competent)77.65820.5406
careful (not brave)77.56720.8424
close-minded (not open-minded)77.414520.2375
expressive (not stoic)77.332323.0404
🥴 (not 🥳)77.211922.885
intense (not lighthearted)77.250425.538
debased (not pure)77.125620.2410
basic (not hipster)77.121821.9411
insulting (not complimentary)77.124919.8417
rigid (not flexible)77.022721.2392
🤡 (not 👽)77.08225.070
desperate (not high standards)77.010731.048
unmotivated (not motivated)76.92224.349
two-faced (not one-faced)76.919227.930
arrogant (not humble)76.840720.7450
shallow (not deep)76.712126.568
punchable (not loveable)76.718520.430
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)76.738723.316
😭 (not 😀)76.710625.569
sad (not happy)76.626217.1426
lustful (not chaste)76.528421.7419
atheist (not theist)76.427021.8351
reactive (not proactive)76.47826.023
vain (not demure)76.127923.8385
disreputable (not prestigious)76.111922.2349
chaotic (not orderly)76.034423.5442
obsessed (not aloof)76.029725.9409
cannibal (not vegan)76.023822.729
paranoid (not naive)76.020826.161
submissive (not dominant)75.916022.0430
backdoor (not official)75.724023.4371
🐴 (not 🦄)75.725326.264
🤣 (not 😊)75.713023.163
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)75.516619.9390
unambiguous (not mysterious)75.518723.6429
circular (not linear)75.45724.323
rock (not rap)75.457318.449
vintage (not trendy)75.151722.635
rude (not respectful)75.023520.9423
emotional (not logical)75.032924.0411
fast-talking (not slow-talking)74.936325.226
repulsive (not attractive)74.811318.2393
noob (not pro)74.75325.055
lewd (not tasteful)74.613018.8404
mischievous (not well behaved)74.656123.4398
ignorant (not knowledgeable)74.510423.338
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)74.361726.559
chatty (not reserved)74.242923.0397
indiscreet (not tactful)73.98225.064
🐷 (not 🐮)73.910123.7106
slugabed (not go-getter)73.83223.661
outsider (not insider)73.721323.4399
cunning (not honorable)73.729523.5387
unambitious (not driven)73.52124.8435
conspiracist (not sheeple)73.342525.9395
psychopath (not empath)73.129024.237
poisonous (not nurturing)73.030623.3398
heathen (not devout)72.718523.3400
angry (not good-humored)72.624423.2403
low-tech (not high-tech)72.630820.1382
urban (not rural)72.259927.297
🧠 (not 💪)71.974820.082
stuttering (not rhythmic)71.99819.932
perverted (not clean)71.924726.522
scandalous (not proper)71.845624.7422
apprentice (not master)71.820125.3429
oblivious (not alert)71.617326.050
sexist (not feminist)71.525120.981
demanding (not unchallenging)71.589233.327
extreme (not moderate)71.465827.6411
🤔 (not 🤫)71.320726.556
rough (not smooth)71.231622.8389
repetitive (not varied)71.124225.1402
zany (not regular)71.046027.557
dunce (not genius)70.915119.7413
demonic (not angelic)70.434320.4397
goof-off (not studious)70.430528.467
subjective (not objective)70.210428.6363
enslaved (not emancipated)70.18524.4368
flimsy (not sturdy)70.015330.123
wavering (not resolute)69.96729.174
scrub (not legit)69.910125.574
mundane (not extraordinary)69.911726.0374
lowbrow (not highbrow)69.812824.1351
😈 (not 😇)69.843223.586
uncreative (not open to new experinces)69.714325.5422
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)69.723427.526
sexual (not asexual)69.773426.627
ugly (not beautiful)69.611421.0456
envious (not prideful)69.54034.731
🐀 (not 🐘)69.425028.5100
tight (not loose)69.466829.138
indulgent (not sober)69.348526.0426
preppy (not punk rock)69.264526.235
crafty (not scholarly)69.158925.5367
🐒 (not 🐩)69.129827.659
experimental (not reliable)69.036428.029
😬 (not 😏)68.823829.966
tailor (not blacksmith)68.758024.228
guarded (not open)68.692825.8396
slow (not fast)68.511624.1393
quitter (not persistent)68.51028.456
often crying (not never cries)68.532728.035
helpless (not resourceful)68.47425.2412
roundabout (not direct)68.310027.9402
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)68.325930.980
thrifty (not extravagant)68.337730.121
picky (not always down)68.346334.343
instinctual (not reasoned)68.254128.7375
luddite (not technophile)68.225222.5375
businesslike (not chivalrous)68.244823.222
generalist (not specialist)68.16526.0367
plays hard (not works hard)68.027824.2401
bookish (not sporty)67.781125.5428
drop out (not valedictorian)67.633327.774
sheltered (not street-smart)67.530223.6410
soulless (not soulful)67.523927.0381
princess (not queen)67.526030.418
head@clouds (not down2earth)67.441327.7356
creepy (not disarming)67.222122.9409
expressive (not monotone)67.270730.049
poor (not rich)66.938220.1440
deranged (not reasonable)66.840424.468
🏌 (not 🤺)66.710531.570
overprepared (not efficient)66.78925.426
edgy (not politically correct)66.662124.6350
uninspiring (not charismatic)66.69627.5403
English (not German)66.4119233.028
stinky (not fresh)66.424322.8117
pretentious (not unassuming)66.358330.865
folksy (not presidential)65.843923.234
cold (not warm)65.650124.7433
old (not young)65.446217.6394
funny (not humorless)65.469426.9438
crazy (not sane)65.355825.363
cynical (not gullible)65.378234.263
monochrome (not multicolored)65.247228.5361
villainous (not heroic)65.029322.6381
messy (not neat)64.743227.0386
libertarian (not socialist)64.632226.0316
nihilist (not existentialist)64.614928.8354
📉 (not 📈)64.614130.774
tiresome (not interesting)64.515328.7411
unprepared (not hoarder)64.523729.4385
tardy (not on-time)64.536134.240
individualist (not communal)64.171131.3428
freak (not normie)64.163530.845
frenzied (not sleepy)64.1117827.322
melee (not ranged)64.021329.121
OCD (not ADHD)63.983131.530
orange (not purple)63.839428.4317
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)63.6100225.875
machiavellian (not transparent)63.653332.947
salacious (not wholesome)63.450128.063
soft (not hard)63.156428.3412
utilitarian (not decorative)63.179527.7335
oxymoron (not tautology)63.138729.117
vague (not precise)63.022128.1394
scruffy (not manicured)63.048326.1397
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)63.061324.570
flirtatious (not prudish)63.069829.320
apathetic (not curious)62.915429.4402
awkward (not suspicious)62.935533.1394
💩 (not 🌟)62.926028.662
work-first (not family-first)62.866324.8387
soft (not hard)62.854728.7413
intellectual (not physical)62.495927.0385
pack rat (not minimalist)62.439823.968
analysis (not common sense)62.365325.666
bored (not interested)62.214529.227
sickly (not healthy)62.126922.7403
passive (not assertive)62.125729.2387
domestic (not industrial)62.043627.9324
dramatic (not comedic)62.0102734.436
whimsical (not rational)61.951029.4395
conservative (not liberal)61.538026.156
believable (not poorly-written)61.5151428.633
hedonist (not monastic)61.458430.947
literal (not metaphorical)61.381129.5401
geriatric (not vibrant)61.324630.836
deliberate (not spontaneous)61.194230.6414
triggered (not trolling)61.193630.533
dispassionate (not romantic)61.030728.035
low self esteem (not narcissistic)61.041939.640
random (not pointed)61.029130.133
concrete (not abstract)60.977429.553
impulsive (not cautious)60.871332.2418
conventional (not creative)60.855329.5390
🧐 (not 😎)60.758430.673
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)60.765229.0100
cruel (not kind)60.535924.3409
provincial (not cosmopolitan)60.548628.3329
realistic (not ambitious)60.539731.038
centrist (not radical)60.538728.549
muddy (not washed)60.542027.545
barbaric (not civilized)60.438424.8358
wooden (not plastic)60.4107230.311
vulnerable (not armoured)60.242630.0415
focused on the present (not focused on the future)59.857331.8384
outlaw (not sheriff)59.776928.7399
meek (not bossy)59.638329.0422
thinker (not doer)59.535131.734
serious (not playful)59.398026.2426
vanilla (not kinky)59.269529.7387
bashful (not exhibitionist)59.236432.324
mild (not spicy)59.147030.6425
Pepsi (not Coke)59.131734.239
scientific (not artistic)59.079724.5369
theoretical (not empirical)58.925729.7347
gregarious (not private)58.949327.9411
🤖 (not 👻)58.959429.861
bold (not shy)58.8146728.1352
hurried (not leisurely)58.781630.9411
cat person (not dog person)58.769231.445
arcane (not mainstream)58.680027.9353
🏀 (not 🎨)58.658131.137
night owl (not morning lark)58.595226.7282
unorthodox (not traditional)58.586330.1396
🥶 (not 🥵)58.450734.427
winter (not summer)58.372129.113
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)58.178228.9378
cocky (not timid)58.0123128.952
scheduled (not spontaneous)57.994230.2417
low IQ (not high IQ)57.922123.1408
corporate (not freelance)57.958731.831
classical (not avant-garde)57.785427.8344
masculine (not feminine)57.5104822.9380
reclusive (not social)57.565626.5106
predictable (not quirky)57.562632.522
pop (not indie)57.341730.933
opinionated (not jealous)56.9134934.357
rugged (not refined)56.869924.8416
historical (not modern)56.768225.5347
dry (not moist)56.573930.941
hard-work (not natural-talent)56.5108124.137
traitorous (not loyal)56.434427.6410
white knight (not bad boy)56.399327.456
flower child (not goth)56.3107025.011
authoritarian (not democratic)56.268930.2360
flamboyant (not modest)56.173929.9401
resistant (not resigned)56.0142932.6403
distant (not touchy-feely)55.992832.448
unobservant (not perceptive)55.824030.028
trash (not treasure)55.730630.982
earth (not air)55.7111834.823
🎃 (not 💀)55.674433.335
money-focused (not love-focused)55.653635.418
ferocious (not pacifist)55.5106029.9406
fire (not water)55.5107234.935
contrarian (not yes-man)55.2107427.817
whippersnapper (not sage)55.078729.225
rebellious (not obedient)54.9110529.1412
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)54.988329.9353
deviant (not average)54.5110832.7409
fantastical (not realistic)54.570134.328
genocidal (not not genocidal)54.546134.647
playful (not shy)54.3130625.1381
👟 (not 🥾)54.387434.666
epic (not deep)54.281624.529
eastern (not western)54.129136.170
introvert (not extrovert)53.972028.5375
complicated (not simple)53.8128832.3405
explorer (not builder)53.692527.0320
cryptic (not straightforward)53.541130.8412
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)53.583327.970
rustic (not cultured)53.562525.717
practical (not imaginative)53.4115931.5391
chortling (not giggling)53.2119630.521
Russian (not French)53.059033.032
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')52.959829.8290
💃 (not 🧕)52.9122228.7101
strict (not lenient)52.8101631.6355
😜 (not 🤐)52.786133.872
consistent (not variable)52.7116133.727
involved (not remote)52.5147629.5389
intimate (not formal)52.592926.093
gamer (not non-gamer)52.564236.624
mathematical (not literary)52.466025.7339
tame (not wild)52.471628.7418
secretive (not open-book)52.4122634.327
political (not nonpolitical)52.3107831.5395
racist (not egalitarian)52.229426.367
privileged (not oppressed)52.2124332.232
unpatriotic (not patriotic)52.043824.967
antagonist (not protagonist)52.047630.230
devoted (not unfaithful)52.0159629.129
real (not philosophical)51.8131529.1373
transient (not permanent)51.874231.3358
🤑 (not 🤠)51.871430.777
Roman (not Greek)51.896425.917
serious (not bold)51.683529.1396
anarchist (not statist)51.686828.764
animalistic (not human)51.448729.7436
irrelevant (not important)51.427330.297
factual (not poetic)51.3111326.632
charming (not trusting)51.1103923.0347
autistic (not neurotypical)51.034627.6383
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)51.094437.923
realist (not idealist)50.8101332.9390
not introspective (not introspective)50.854432.995
subdued (not exuberant)50.277532.037
worldly (not innocent)50.6138026.9370
astonishing (not methodical)50.673630.8383
metrosexual (not macho)50.6122524.421
fighter (not lover)50.696931.731

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dennis Nedry (0.813)
  2. Arturo Roman (0.789)
  3. Ian Duncan (0.763)
  4. Moe Szyslak (0.726)
  5. Jonah Ryan (0.723)
  6. Moaning Myrtle (0.707)
  7. Alvy Singer (0.696)
  8. Sam Healy (0.691)
  9. Theon Greyjoy (0.691)
  10. Dee Reynolds (0.687)
  1. Princess Celestia (-0.677)
  2. Black Panther (-0.648)
  3. Carlisle Cullen (-0.636)
  4. Esme Cullen (-0.629)
  5. Bo Peep (-0.622)
  6. Astrid Leong-Teo (-0.615)
  7. Nick Young (-0.613)
  8. Sam Obisanya (-0.61)
  9. Hakoda (-0.607)
  10. Nala (-0.605)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.



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