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Kermit Descriptive Personality Statistics

Kermit is a character from Shameless.

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
old (not young)89.73612.446
🛌 (not 🧗)88.01815.855
unmotivated (not motivated)87.9417.937
slothful (not active)87.01113.5124
weird (not normal)86.99514.870
repulsive (not attractive)86.82317.557
scruffy (not manicured)86.87521.870
awkward (not charming)86.62617.051
beta (not alpha)86.64019.5113
submissive (not dominant)86.34217.363
😬 (not 😏)85.81219.1117
vintage (not trendy)85.710117.682
slugabed (not go-getter)85.4317.454
unambitious (not driven)84.7517.855
thrifty (not extravagant)84.41615.179
stinky (not fresh)84.43514.149
underachiever (not overachiever)84.31120.776
sorrowful (not cheery)84.08415.757
unchallenging (not demanding)83.71320.682
desperate (not high standards)83.64519.685
meek (not bossy)83.53819.078
unpolished (not eloquent)82.96219.5125
rock (not rap)82.917517.021
first-mate (not captain)82.814421.3104
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.811415.136
depressed (not bright)82.74514.872
dorky (not cool)82.78120.357
monotone (not expressive)82.73620.829
indulgent (not sober)82.615120.947
nerd (not jock)82.630018.248
slow (not fast)82.51612.7112
puny (not mighty)82.22617.578
cringeworthy (not inspiring)82.18018.954
rustic (not cultured)82.04316.223
slacker (not workaholic)81.96122.7110
stuttering (not rhythmic)81.92116.249
🥶 (not 🥵)81.93122.134
folksy (not presidential)81.97116.851
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)81.721720.926
drop out (not valedictorian)81.510023.773
random (not pointed)81.46319.971
miserable (not joyful)81.315818.160
lost (not enlightened)81.17714.889
slovenly (not stylish)80.86223.552
muddy (not washed)80.36121.627
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)80.110224.348
water (not fire)80.17321.477
perverted (not clean)80.012420.485
poor (not rich)79.911320.259
geriatric (not vibrant)79.91421.1106
uninspiring (not charismatic)79.61625.248
sickly (not healthy)79.55016.2107
monochrome (not multicolored)79.411120.046
gloomy (not sunny)79.422420.961
cheesy (not chic)79.413914.325
🥴 (not 🥳)79.48320.985
flimsy (not sturdy)79.13719.763
low IQ (not high IQ)78.84021.154
creepy (not disarming)78.67021.274
quiet (not loud)78.518520.250
mild (not spicy)78.48426.353
careful (not brave)78.25719.857
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)78.224520.260
mundane (not extraordinary)78.14225.0107
off-key (not musical)78.09620.796
weakass (not badass)77.77625.282
noob (not pro)77.53425.563
clumsy (not coordinated)77.414423.561
reactive (not proactive)77.26423.520
sad (not happy)77.025115.6112
oblivious (not alert)76.910824.173
everyman (not chosen one)76.88325.625
gossiping (not confidential)76.718423.276
scrub (not legit)76.65123.461
lenient (not strict)76.419718.747
low-tech (not high-tech)76.419922.361
child free (not pronatalist)76.326926.484
bookish (not sporty)76.357722.356
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)76.221628.851
cooperative (not competitive)76.115821.252
backdoor (not official)76.123222.146
goof-off (not studious)76.121324.451
🐀 (not 🐘)75.912023.345
apprentice (not master)75.813723.246
cat person (not dog person)75.421726.922
irrelevant (not important)75.31520.852
disorganized (not self-disciplined)75.216224.380
slow-talking (not fast-talking)75.28120.964
simple (not complicated)75.15824.555
passive (not assertive)74.88527.3112
lazy (not diligent)74.74623.944
dunce (not genius)74.79324.257
bored (not interested)74.73123.279
ugly (not beautiful)74.16431.956
trash (not treasure)73.810623.152
🐒 (not 🐩)73.818030.338
sexist (not feminist)73.322425.549
scheduled (not spontaneous)73.152030.343
conventional (not creative)73.022225.436
disreputable (not prestigious)73.016125.845
🥾 (not 👟)73.028133.447
rugged (not refined)72.932426.261
introvert (not extrovert)72.923024.652
historical (not modern)72.928224.146
bad-cook (not good-cook)72.623827.856
non-gamer (not gamer)72.446930.879
vague (not precise)72.46723.739
frugal (not lavish)72.327722.248
insecure (not confident)72.313625.463
incompetent (not competent)72.29822.149
lewd (not tasteful)72.116025.649
dispassionate (not romantic)72.113729.272
freak (not normie)72.136228.587
pacifist (not ferocious)71.922526.760
leisurely (not hurried)71.816628.059
haunted (not blissful)71.862523.472
tiresome (not interesting)71.67225.9112
metrosexual (not macho)71.637128.036
one-faced (not two-faced)71.466528.077
traumatized (not flourishing)71.353823.261
sleepy (not frenzied)71.22228.652
💩 (not 🌟)71.017028.665
🐐 (not 🦒)71.025230.1123
🧢 (not 🎩)70.939529.961
stoic (not expressive)70.925622.047
unlucky (not fortunate)70.931523.741
arcane (not mainstream)70.834229.055
timid (not cocky)70.813324.229
skeptical (not spiritual)70.772628.363
moderate (not extreme)70.516828.249
repetitive (not varied)70.526026.453
remote (not involved)69.95124.944
uncreative (not open to new experinces)69.714329.049
provincial (not cosmopolitan)69.720530.050
foolish (not wise)69.628425.564
dry (not moist)69.525933.544
realistic (not ambitious)69.417428.461
🤠 (not 🤑)69.355928.465
awkward (not suspicious)69.125632.447
sensitive (not thick-skinned)69.033923.951
aloof (not obsessed)68.84228.052
rural (not urban)68.820529.255
lighthearted (not intense)68.721028.246
comedic (not dramatic)68.719125.678
stingy (not generous)68.733523.685
wooden (not plastic)68.764628.255
lover (not fighter)68.641426.576
🙃 (not 🥰)68.634028.049
tame (not wild)68.530228.5102
🐷 (not 🐮)68.516831.9138
low self esteem (not narcissistic)68.523631.647
communal (not individualist)68.416227.648
gatherer (not hunter)68.441128.745
self-conscious (not self-assured)68.416130.349
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)68.427627.568
gullible (not cynical)68.424529.825
average (not deviant)68.117028.973
oppressed (not privileged)68.025926.649
soft (not hard)67.742829.868
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)67.727430.468
messy (not neat)67.637129.943
subdued (not exuberant)67.620730.047
lowbrow (not highbrow)67.216730.643
crafty (not scholarly)67.065822.949
indiscreet (not tactful)66.919128.248
head@clouds (not down2earth)66.843231.6116
trusting (not charming)66.824922.867
patriotic (not unpatriotic)66.774328.752
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)66.743227.751
gendered (not androgynous)66.6131033.265
quitter (not persistent)66.61122.033
cold (not warm)66.548024.948
conservative (not liberal)66.527829.655
sheltered (not street-smart)66.432924.058
good-humored (not angry)66.364023.354
obedient (not rebellious)66.336529.251
ironic (not profound)66.332323.640
shy (not bold)66.112328.947
juvenile (not mature)66.144524.662
pessimistic (not optimistic)66.145228.554
helpless (not resourceful)66.19126.557
freelance (not corporate)66.172727.451
soft (not hard)66.047426.758
resigned (not resistant)66.04226.331
📉 (not 📈)66.011930.891
self-destructive (not self-improving)66.053727.048
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)65.846131.375
focused on the present (not focused on the future)65.635625.045
thin (not thick)65.363528.8109
🤔 (not 🤫)65.345733.069
cannibal (not vegan)65.350127.152
autistic (not neurotypical)65.29226.845
indie (not pop)65.272232.323
crazy (not sane)65.156429.449
frank (not sugarcoated)65.1103025.226
punchable (not loveable)65.037129.258
fearmongering (not reassuring)64.943132.117
suspicious (not trusting)64.867830.472
short (not tall)64.842026.892
punk rock (not preppy)64.749027.643
forgiving (not vengeful)64.660828.055
efficient (not overprepared)64.578323.230
generalist (not specialist)64.412529.140
codependent (not independent)64.334233.155
outsider (not insider)63.953133.973
long-winded (not concise)63.936026.216
cautious (not impulsive)63.859329.547
hesitant (not decisive)63.723827.464
edgy (not politically correct)63.769826.964
hypochondriac (not stoic)63.628829.220
envious (not prideful)63.48327.0104
chill (not offended)63.237731.0113
vulnerable (not armoured)63.137131.472
shallow (not deep)63.132026.760
Pepsi (not Coke)63.117134.187
antagonist (not protagonist)63.128520.621
deranged (not reasonable)63.047729.365
pack rat (not minimalist)62.938128.348
wavering (not resolute)62.615926.737
💔 (not 💝)62.648830.345
🏌 (not 🤺)62.617330.259
receiving (not giving)62.548324.931
methodical (not astonishing)62.478726.746
rough (not smooth)62.456532.347
orange (not purple)62.344333.372
😭 (not 😀)62.347028.756
claustrophobic (not spelunker)62.326428.149
experimental (not reliable)62.054031.844
money-focused (not love-focused)61.944132.635
enslaved (not emancipated)61.820731.852
🐿 (not 🦇)61.876336.638
🤣 (not 😊)61.841929.561
centrist (not radical)61.834622.918
reclusive (not social)61.655128.448
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.657430.265
🧐 (not 😎)61.556133.451
prudish (not flirtatious)61.550327.035
whimsical (not rational)61.451825.260
factual (not poetic)61.474327.943
outlaw (not sheriff)61.373130.347
whippersnapper (not sage)61.350227.740
chortling (not giggling)61.287531.156
builder (not explorer)61.156323.436
tardy (not on-time)61.141628.455
atheist (not theist)61.083134.643
unassuming (not pretentious)60.941634.136
exaggerating (not factual)60.968530.371
twitchy (not still)60.984930.880
oxymoron (not tautology)60.953327.215
scientific (not artistic)60.875625.854
scandalous (not proper)60.871026.449
compersive (not jealous)60.760723.658
🤐 (not 😜)60.769532.049
debased (not pure)60.662531.0112
insulting (not complimentary)60.660131.153
regular (not zany)60.642933.335
ignorant (not knowledgeable)60.629630.353
plays hard (not works hard)60.540032.735
open (not guarded)60.525731.158
ludicrous (not sensible)60.549830.1101
demure (not vain)60.559228.951
modest (not flamboyant)60.479533.054
🐴 (not 🦄)60.378837.351
shy (not playful)60.228225.553
serious (not bold)60.254628.255
opinionated (not jealous)60.2122127.326
quarrelsome (not warm)60.179627.953
utilitarian (not decorative)60.193529.490
anxious (not calm)60.087430.850
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)59.939729.855
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')59.819927.753
🧠 (not 💪)59.8114522.956
practical (not imaginative)59.796328.850
classical (not avant-garde)59.778727.054
sarcastic (not genuine)59.666231.674
kind (not cruel)59.3124625.2102
straightforward (not cryptic)59.2109735.367
hypocritical (not equitable)59.259527.7103
💀 (not 🎃)59.274035.932
quirky (not predictable)59.267535.522
demonic (not angelic)59.158925.450
🎨 (not 🏀)59.199730.383
penny-pincher (not overspender)59.078430.753
jaded (not innocent)59.0108130.629
cunning (not honorable)58.857929.948
theoretical (not empirical)58.826233.074
western (not eastern)58.8102832.944
unfixable (not fixable)58.745429.487
yes-man (not contrarian)58.738831.420
open-book (not secretive)58.645932.5107
white knight (not bad boy)58.693027.523
moody (not stable)58.5107929.034
transient (not permanent)58.543528.846
intellectual (not physical)58.4106831.443
no-nonsense (not dramatic)58.465430.667
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)58.479629.157
not genocidal (not genocidal)58.3123333.529
transparent (not machiavellian)58.368632.528
basic (not hipster)58.291629.956
domestic (not industrial)58.258332.142
not introspective (not introspective)58.232029.793
🤖 (not 👻)58.261731.648
conspiracist (not sheeple)58.1105532.364
loyal (not traitorous)58.0140931.042
thinker (not doer)57.938230.886
masculine (not feminine)57.7104628.048
gracious (not feisty)57.736029.455
interrupting (not attentive)57.769429.273
accommodating (not stubborn)57.731433.173
salacious (not wholesome)57.463928.041
rigid (not flexible)57.285032.838
humorless (not funny)57.157330.3118
patient (not impatient)57.153930.257
princess (not queen)57.052629.725
night owl (not morning lark)56.9100431.662
asexual (not sexual)56.944434.435
deliberate (not spontaneous)56.8105329.440
Italian (not Swedish)56.878030.042
pensive (not serene)56.8138528.753
unambiguous (not mysterious)56.786432.668
often crying (not never cries)56.665631.939
🤡 (not 👽)56.456836.165
work-first (not family-first)56.381824.950
devoted (not unfaithful)56.3152431.328
worldly (not innocent)56.2123327.354
😇 (not 😈)56.188627.957
summer (not winter)56.182533.028
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)55.9107530.651
psychopath (not empath)55.958829.068
touchy-feely (not distant)55.968830.821
curious (not apathetic)55.7130629.850
unemotional (not emotional)55.639734.026
libertarian (not socialist)55.583030.341
heathen (not devout)55.567129.336
literary (not mathematical)55.5103625.147
soulless (not soulful)55.538728.950
earth (not air)55.5112836.770
democratic (not authoritarian)55.295231.149
queer (not straight)55.234431.455
civilized (not barbaric)55.0122531.651
roundabout (not direct)55.038231.354
unorthodox (not traditional)55.097630.349
linear (not circular)55.077330.555
instinctual (not reasoned)54.896528.046
Greek (not Roman)54.857129.047
consistent (not variable)54.8106734.645
loose (not tight)54.752529.346
poorly-written (not believable)54.66231.746
subjective (not objective)54.576030.444
Russian (not French)54.555532.034
relaxed (not tense)54.434632.6117
close-minded (not open-minded)54.360127.660
metaphorical (not literal)54.148732.343
realistic (not fantastical)54.1104732.466
emotional (not logical)54.096027.942
accepting (not judgemental)53.982029.645
neutral (not opinionated)53.917234.788
paranoid (not naive)53.9112934.328
humble (not arrogant)53.577630.847
unobservant (not perceptive)53.528131.754
vanilla (not kinky)53.488432.565
English (not German)53.4167733.1100
chatty (not reserved)53.389431.971
villainous (not heroic)53.345219.144
chaste (not lustful)53.272129.069
deep (not epic)53.282726.169
gregarious (not private)53.063328.442
chaotic (not orderly)52.985132.1111
respectful (not rude)52.9113527.355
racist (not egalitarian)52.928329.947
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)52.985731.238
nonpolitical (not political)52.870731.757
hard-work (not natural-talent)52.8122727.262
poisonous (not nurturing)52.768729.549
selfish (not altruistic)52.678028.454
formal (not intimate)52.687028.8100
grateful (not entitled)52.690928.273
blacksmith (not tailor)52.467634.850
human (not animalistic)52.3139833.172
biased (not impartial)52.2147531.730
luddite (not technophile)52.292027.433
unprepared (not hoarder)52.264132.544
existentialist (not nihilist)52.2128930.681
triggered (not trolling)52.1133632.146
playful (not serious)52.074029.451
glad (not mad)52.078326.761
abstract (not concrete)52.073430.846
bitter (not sweet)51.991129.057
hedonist (not monastic)51.7106627.526
exhibitionist (not bashful)51.5124634.261
real (not philosophical)51.4132926.046
flower child (not goth)51.4120324.326
well behaved (not mischievous)51.378930.654
ADHD (not OCD)51.369132.661
picky (not always down)51.3113829.827
🧕 (not 💃)51.260832.077
common sense (not analysis)51.075428.222
ranged (not melee)50.1124833.237
statist (not anarchist)50.3103026.745
realist (not idealist)50.4102529.842

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Stuart Bloom (0.793)
  2. Mike McLintock (0.756)
  3. Pete Hornberger (0.722)
  4. Tommy (0.69)
  5. Barney Gumble (0.668)
  6. Sam Healy (0.638)
  7. Moe Szyslak (0.626)
  8. Dale Harding (0.607)
  9. Ian Duncan (0.558)
  10. Chip Dove (0.555)
  1. Angelica Schuyler (-0.674)
  2. Joan Holloway (-0.671)
  3. Donna Paulsen (-0.669)
  4. Sailor Mars (-0.666)
  5. Rafael Solano (-0.666)
  6. Mercedes Jones (-0.665)
  7. Elizabeth Swann (-0.664)
  8. Princess Leia (-0.664)
  9. Beth Pearson (-0.663)
  10. Princess Fiona (-0.657)

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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Notes

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