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Kermit Descriptive Personality Statistics

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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 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
old (not young)89.43612.547
unmotivated (not motivated)87.8517.341
🛌 (not 🧗)87.71915.958
slothful (not active)87.01113.5124
repulsive (not attractive)86.82217.557
awkward (not charming)86.62517.051
weird (not normal)86.610514.971
beta (not alpha)86.63919.4114
side character (not main character)86.67520.933
scruffy (not manicured)86.57821.871
submissive (not dominant)86.34417.363
vintage (not trendy)86.19517.684
slugabed (not go-getter)85.6317.355
😬 (not 😏)85.31619.9118
unambitious (not driven)85.0517.856
thrifty (not extravagant)84.41815.179
stinky (not fresh)84.43714.149
underachiever (not overachiever)84.31420.776
sorrowful (not cheery)84.08115.757
unchallenging (not demanding)83.71320.682
monotone (not expressive)83.63320.133
meek (not bossy)83.63818.979
desperate (not high standards)83.64619.685
indulgent (not sober)83.013720.848
unpolished (not eloquent)83.05419.5126
dorky (not cool)83.08420.358
first-mate (not captain)82.814421.3104
depressed (not bright)82.75114.872
nerd (not jock)82.630618.248
puny (not mighty)82.52217.579
slow (not fast)82.51712.7112
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)82.419720.827
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)82.312614.739
cringeworthy (not inspiring)82.17718.855
slacker (not workaholic)82.05822.6111
stuttering (not rhythmic)81.92116.249
🥶 (not 🥵)81.93322.134
folksy (not presidential)81.96916.851
drop out (not valedictorian)81.510223.773
random (not pointed)81.36419.872
miserable (not joyful)81.316618.160
slovenly (not stylish)81.16223.453
lost (not enlightened)81.17614.790
muddy (not washed)81.05820.930
perverted (not clean)80.212220.486
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)80.110324.348
geriatric (not vibrant)80.11321.1107
water (not fire)80.18021.477
rustic (not cultured)79.96121.029
poor (not rich)79.812920.060
uninspiring (not charismatic)79.61825.248
sickly (not healthy)79.55016.2107
rock (not rap)79.531022.328
monochrome (not multicolored)79.410820.046
🥴 (not 🥳)79.49020.985
cheesy (not chic)79.214518.631
creepy (not disarming)79.26821.276
flimsy (not sturdy)79.14119.763
quiet (not loud)79.017720.152
gloomy (not sunny)78.824721.262
everyman (not chosen one)78.66224.928
low IQ (not high IQ)78.63820.856
mild (not spicy)78.48426.353
mundane (not extraordinary)78.14425.0107
reactive (not proactive)78.15522.828
off-key (not musical)78.09420.796
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)77.926020.261
careful (not brave)77.76420.058
weakass (not badass)77.67825.183
noob (not pro)77.53825.563
clumsy (not coordinated)77.414523.561
oblivious (not alert)77.210424.174
sad (not happy)77.224515.5113
low-tech (not high-tech)77.118922.363
gossiping (not confidential)76.718523.276
child free (not pronatalist)76.626126.286
scrub (not legit)76.65523.461
lenient (not strict)76.419618.747
backdoor (not official)76.423122.047
bookish (not sporty)76.358822.356
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)76.221928.851
goof-off (not studious)76.121524.451
🐀 (not 🐘)75.912323.345
apprentice (not master)75.813823.246
cooperative (not competitive)75.616921.353
slow-talking (not fast-talking)75.48520.765
irrelevant (not important)75.31620.852
disorganized (not self-disciplined)75.216924.479
simple (not complicated)75.06324.754
ugly (not beautiful)75.05931.758
bored (not interested)75.02723.081
passive (not assertive)74.88227.3112
lazy (not diligent)74.74923.944
dunce (not genius)74.79324.257
trash (not treasure)74.310923.153
conventional (not creative)73.920725.138
🐒 (not 🐩)73.818730.338
🥾 (not 👟)73.328633.148
sexist (not feminist)73.322825.549
disreputable (not prestigious)73.216925.546
scheduled (not spontaneous)73.151830.343
rugged (not refined)72.933226.261
historical (not modern)72.928524.146
timid (not cocky)72.711723.832
insecure (not confident)72.613825.165
non-gamer (not gamer)72.446830.879
frugal (not lavish)72.429122.250
vague (not precise)72.37123.142
freak (not normie)72.336528.488
incompetent (not competent)72.39921.950
lewd (not tasteful)72.116625.649
dispassionate (not romantic)72.113229.272
pacifist (not ferocious)71.923426.760
leisurely (not hurried)71.817527.860
haunted (not blissful)71.864423.273
introvert (not extrovert)71.825724.954
bad-cook (not good-cook)71.826628.157
traumatized (not flourishing)71.754523.262
tiresome (not interesting)71.67525.9112
metrosexual (not macho)71.637228.036
💩 (not 🌟)71.517028.269
one-faced (not two-faced)71.467727.878
sleepy (not frenzied)71.22428.652
🐐 (not 🦒)71.125529.8125
stoic (not expressive)70.926722.047
unlucky (not fortunate)70.833223.143
arcane (not mainstream)70.835929.055
skeptical (not spiritual)70.773728.363
moderate (not extreme)70.517328.249
repetitive (not varied)70.427126.254
dry (not moist)70.224833.445
provincial (not cosmopolitan)69.720630.050
🤠 (not 🤑)69.757028.466
gatherer (not hunter)69.739628.847
gullible (not cynical)69.723529.327
awkward (not suspicious)69.625131.949
foolish (not wise)69.629025.564
🧢 (not 🎩)69.546130.863
realistic (not ambitious)69.417828.461
low self esteem (not narcissistic)69.223131.648
remote (not involved)69.15725.245
uncreative (not open to new experinces)69.116030.051
sensitive (not thick-skinned)69.035223.951
communal (not individualist)69.015527.749
aloof (not obsessed)68.83728.052
rural (not urban)68.821629.255
🙃 (not 🥰)68.834227.651
lighthearted (not intense)68.721228.246
comedic (not dramatic)68.720125.678
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)68.728127.469
stingy (not generous)68.733423.486
wooden (not plastic)68.765528.255
average (not deviant)68.617028.974
subdued (not exuberant)68.619829.849
🐷 (not 🐮)68.517031.9138
self-conscious (not self-assured)68.416230.349
lover (not fighter)68.443526.477
tame (not wild)68.231628.7104
oppressed (not privileged)68.226526.450
messy (not neat)67.838329.644
soft (not hard)67.744729.868
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)67.740527.653
resigned (not resistant)67.43226.133
patriotic (not unpatriotic)67.471728.853
cat person (not dog person)67.344631.932
lowbrow (not highbrow)67.217030.643
indiscreet (not tactful)67.119527.949
crafty (not scholarly)67.067822.949
gendered (not androgynous)67.0134633.166
quitter (not persistent)66.91121.834
pessimistic (not optimistic)66.744228.655
cold (not warm)66.549024.948
trusting (not charming)66.426222.968
sheltered (not street-smart)66.433623.859
obedient (not rebellious)66.337129.251
freelance (not corporate)66.373727.252
head@clouds (not down2earth)66.246632.0117
shy (not bold)66.113128.947
juvenile (not mature)66.145524.662
ironic (not profound)66.133823.142
helpless (not resourceful)66.110326.557
cannibal (not vegan)66.148327.054
soft (not hard)66.049626.758
📉 (not 📈)66.011930.891
self-destructive (not self-improving)66.054927.048
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)65.932331.272
good-humored (not angry)65.866923.455
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)65.847331.375
conservative (not liberal)65.729929.956
focused on the present (not focused on the future)65.637125.045
indie (not pop)65.673231.527
short (not tall)65.541126.3118
generalist (not specialist)65.511228.842
thin (not thick)65.465328.7110
🤔 (not 🤫)65.346633.069
frank (not sugarcoated)65.3107324.727
autistic (not neurotypical)65.29126.845
punchable (not loveable)65.238029.059
crazy (not sane)65.157429.449
punk rock (not preppy)65.150127.444
suspicious (not trusting)65.168330.074
antagonist (not protagonist)64.827320.826
forgiving (not vengeful)64.662928.055
unemotional (not emotional)64.423233.539
codependent (not independent)64.334533.155
receiving (not giving)64.246025.937
edgy (not politically correct)64.170426.667
outsider (not insider)64.054033.774
long-winded (not concise)63.936726.216
cautious (not impulsive)63.860529.547
deranged (not reasonable)63.547929.466
hesitant (not decisive)63.425227.566
envious (not prideful)63.48527.0104
pack rat (not minimalist)63.337928.249
fearmongering (not reassuring)63.346730.623
rough (not smooth)63.155832.248
Pepsi (not Coke)63.117634.187
transparent (not machiavellian)63.150930.638
wavering (not resolute)63.015526.438
chill (not offended)63.039631.0114
hypochondriac (not stoic)62.932032.925
orange (not purple)62.844033.174
vulnerable (not armoured)62.638531.573
💔 (not 💝)62.649530.345
🏌 (not 🤺)62.617030.259
methodical (not astonishing)62.480426.447
shallow (not deep)62.334427.262
😭 (not 😀)62.350728.358
claustrophobic (not spelunker)62.326628.149
efficient (not overprepared)62.194525.132
enslaved (not emancipated)61.821131.852
🐿 (not 🦇)61.878936.638
🤣 (not 😊)61.842929.561
unassuming (not pretentious)61.740833.438
centrist (not radical)61.735722.424
reclusive (not social)61.656528.448
chivalrous (not businesslike)61.659230.265
prudish (not flirtatious)61.550627.035
factual (not poetic)61.474427.943
outlaw (not sheriff)61.375530.347
🧐 (not 😎)61.357133.253
whippersnapper (not sage)61.351727.740
tardy (not on-time)61.342628.256
chortling (not giggling)61.289131.156
builder (not explorer)61.157423.436
whimsical (not rational)61.054625.863
atheist (not theist)61.085234.643
exaggerating (not factual)60.969830.371
scientific (not artistic)60.876425.854
ludicrous (not sensible)60.849430.1102
anxious (not calm)60.887031.051
demure (not vain)60.860028.752
scandalous (not proper)60.873126.449
experimental (not reliable)60.859132.445
🤐 (not 😜)60.771832.049
modest (not flamboyant)60.680232.855
debased (not pure)60.664131.0112
insulting (not complimentary)60.661531.153
ignorant (not knowledgeable)60.630130.353
plays hard (not works hard)60.541032.735
open (not guarded)60.526531.158
twitchy (not still)60.588030.981
opinionated (not jealous)60.5124026.628
compersive (not jealous)60.363723.759
money-focused (not love-focused)60.345231.639
shy (not playful)60.229225.553
utilitarian (not decorative)60.195229.490
🐴 (not 🦄)60.082436.653
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)59.941229.855
classical (not avant-garde)59.781427.054
serious (not bold)59.657528.356
sarcastic (not genuine)59.666731.674
regular (not zany)59.649633.436
🧠 (not 💪)59.6118222.757
hypocritical (not equitable)59.560227.7104
straightforward (not cryptic)59.3112835.068
kind (not cruel)59.3128425.2102
theoretical (not empirical)59.125232.676
quarrelsome (not warm)59.183328.454
🎨 (not 🏀)59.1102030.383
penny-pincher (not overspender)59.080730.753
unfixable (not fixable)59.045729.388
oxymoron (not tautology)59.063127.918
jaded (not innocent)59.0111330.629
no-nonsense (not dramatic)58.965530.768
cunning (not honorable)58.859229.948
western (not eastern)58.8110032.944
demonic (not angelic)58.761025.252
practical (not imaginative)58.7102228.852
conspiracist (not sheeple)58.7105032.166
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)58.780928.958
open-book (not secretive)58.646932.5107
transient (not permanent)58.545028.846
🤖 (not 👻)58.562131.449
intellectual (not physical)58.4109231.443
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')58.324628.455
basic (not hipster)58.293329.956
domestic (not industrial)58.260732.142
not introspective (not introspective)58.233129.793
thinker (not doer)58.139330.787
quirky (not predictable)58.074535.729
loyal (not traitorous)57.8145630.643
masculine (not feminine)57.7107428.048
gracious (not feisty)57.736829.455
Italian (not Swedish)57.776330.243
pensive (not serene)57.7137328.655
moody (not stable)57.5112929.235
salacious (not wholesome)57.465928.041
accommodating (not stubborn)57.432933.074
interrupting (not attentive)57.372129.274
white knight (not bad boy)57.399328.432
humorless (not funny)57.158030.3118
patient (not impatient)57.155430.257
touchy-feely (not distant)57.166531.426
unambiguous (not mysterious)57.087432.569
night owl (not morning lark)56.9101931.662
asexual (not sexual)56.945934.435
deliberate (not spontaneous)56.8108829.440
💀 (not 🎃)56.485935.036
work-first (not family-first)56.383024.950
worldly (not innocent)56.2125727.354
often crying (not never cries)56.268232.849
😇 (not 😈)56.191827.957
not genocidal (not genocidal)56.1134733.836
rigid (not flexible)55.991533.239
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)55.9110930.651
psychopath (not empath)55.960629.068
heathen (not devout)55.867429.037
curious (not apathetic)55.7134829.850
libertarian (not socialist)55.685029.942
hedonist (not monastic)55.689127.730
🤡 (not 👽)55.662635.967
literary (not mathematical)55.5107925.147
soulless (not soulful)55.539328.950
consistent (not variable)55.5106434.546
earth (not air)55.5115636.770
paranoid (not naive)55.5108433.831
queer (not straight)55.336031.156
democratic (not authoritarian)55.297831.149
princess (not queen)55.259631.030
summer (not winter)55.288132.738
civilized (not barbaric)55.0126231.651
roundabout (not direct)55.038231.354
unorthodox (not traditional)55.0100830.349
linear (not circular)55.080030.555
Greek (not Roman)54.858629.047
relaxed (not tense)54.734732.7118
poorly-written (not believable)54.66531.746
loose (not tight)54.654729.047
subjective (not objective)54.579830.444
instinctual (not reasoned)54.3101428.047
metaphorical (not literal)54.150432.343
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)54.180731.739
accepting (not judgemental)53.985029.645
close-minded (not open-minded)53.964127.561
neutral (not opinionated)53.917034.788
chatty (not reserved)53.891232.072
yes-man (not contrarian)53.656931.724
humble (not arrogant)53.580430.847
vanilla (not kinky)53.490732.565
English (not German)53.4172233.1100
emotional (not logical)53.3101827.943
villainous (not heroic)53.346819.144
realistic (not fantastical)53.3109032.867
respectful (not rude)53.2116427.156
chaste (not lustful)53.274229.069
deep (not epic)53.285226.169
Russian (not French)53.160231.638
gregarious (not private)53.065028.442
biased (not impartial)53.0149331.531
racist (not egalitarian)53.028629.648
unobservant (not perceptive)53.029531.655
playful (not serious)52.974029.852
chaotic (not orderly)52.988032.1111
nonpolitical (not political)52.873331.757
hard-work (not natural-talent)52.8125327.262
picky (not always down)52.8109829.929
selfish (not altruistic)52.680028.454
poisonous (not nurturing)52.670729.250
formal (not intimate)52.689328.8100
grateful (not entitled)52.693728.273
glad (not mad)52.578926.862
triggered (not trolling)52.5136331.847
blacksmith (not tailor)52.469434.850
human (not animalistic)52.3144433.172
luddite (not technophile)52.296527.433
unprepared (not hoarder)52.265532.544
existentialist (not nihilist)52.2131330.681
flower child (not goth)52.2122524.836
abstract (not concrete)52.075830.846
devoted (not unfaithful)52.0165732.633
bitter (not sweet)51.992728.758
real (not philosophical)51.4136126.046
ADHD (not OCD)51.371532.661
common sense (not analysis)51.278229.831
ranged (not melee)50.1127533.237
bashful (not exhibitionist)50.269234.362
statist (not anarchist)50.3107026.745
realist (not idealist)50.4104329.842
🧕 (not 💃)50.665332.278
well behaved (not mischievous)50.582830.855

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 (0.792)
  2. Mike McLintock (0.763)
  3. Pete Hornberger (0.726)
  4. Tommy (0.694)
  5. Barney Gumble (0.671)
  6. Sam Healy (0.642)
  7. Moe Szyslak (0.63)
  8. Dale Harding (0.609)
  9. Lenny (0.588)
  10. Ian Duncan (0.562)
  1. Joan Holloway (-0.678)
  2. Donna Paulsen (-0.675)
  3. Angelica Schuyler (-0.675)
  4. Elizabeth Swann (-0.671)
  5. Rafael Solano (-0.667)
  6. Princess Leia (-0.667)
  7. Beth Pearson (-0.666)
  8. Mercedes Jones (-0.665)
  9. Sailor Mars (-0.663)
  10. Princess Fiona (-0.661)

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

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ISFP51.0%1998
INFP50.4%23344
ISTP50.0%1950
INTP49.7%11992
ISFJ48.8%1602
ISTJ47.0%1475
INFJ46.0%12519
INTJ44.4%8827
ESFP42.0%1202
ENFP41.9%10817
ENTP40.8%5934
ESTP39.8%765
ESFJ39.8%592
ENFJ37.6%3842
ESTJ36.7%547
ENTJ35.4%2286

Notes

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