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Kes Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Kes is a character from Star Trek: Voyager.

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
young (not old)94.868.05
empath (not psychopath)93.568.011
flower child (not goth)91.9299.317
naive (not paranoid)91.637.45
Swedish (not Italian)91.569.06
perceptive (not unobservant)91.210510.711
interested (not bored)91.2118.410
spiritual (not skeptical)90.7119.66
egalitarian (not racist)90.59910.46
😊 (not 🤣)89.81014.312
feminist (not sexist)89.113115.512
timid (not cocky)88.6710.87
generous (not stingy)88.5466.86
vegan (not cannibal)87.62213.811
kind (not cruel)87.621914.810
expressive (not stoic)87.59910.18
complimentary (not insulting)87.43714.711
altruistic (not selfish)87.15019.911
thin (not thick)87.01519.712
air (not earth)87.0410.05
open-minded (not close-minded)86.85515.623
tasteful (not lewd)86.7407.66
not genocidal (not genocidal)86.316618.37
low-tech (not high-tech)86.2369.05
genuine (not sarcastic)86.26717.319
romantic (not dispassionate)86.212415.514
attentive (not interrupting)86.21911.310
idealist (not realist)85.84411.06
🎨 (not 🏀)85.42038.810
grateful (not entitled)85.44911.87
heroic (not villainous)85.431313.55
reassuring (not fearmongering)85.15415.127
🧠 (not 💪)85.025612.75
😇 (not 😈)84.61079.710
musical (not off-key)84.06423.49
sober (not indulgent)83.82511.113
cat person (not dog person)83.67011.414
freelance (not corporate)83.521620.78
active (not slothful)83.143910.612
beautiful (not ugly)82.96369.911
clean (not perverted)82.927020.911
optimistic (not pessimistic)82.611217.114
often crying (not never cries)82.66812.85
cooperative (not competitive)82.47024.511
giving (not receiving)82.31667.46
respectful (not rude)82.321610.86
short (not tall)82.310616.4153
profound (not ironic)82.31911.510
🐿 (not 🦇)82.012022.76
attractive (not repulsive)81.948618.614
sensitive (not thick-skinned)81.79116.431
open to new experinces (not uncreative)81.734018.023
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)81.516810.010
transparent (not machiavellian)81.42918.910
folksy (not presidential)81.38113.010
flexible (not rigid)81.25111.15
metaphorical (not literal)81.01920.99
social (not reclusive)80.822117.822
soft (not hard)80.812814.827
outsider (not insider)80.66625.55
one-faced (not two-faced)80.432728.35
persistent (not quitter)80.310378.47
nerd (not jock)80.137519.012
thrifty (not extravagant)79.86325.48
smooth (not rough)79.77113.77
chivalrous (not businesslike)79.6726.38
summer (not winter)79.523116.76
warm (not quarrelsome)79.313521.328
opinionated (not jealous)79.326711.76
pure (not debased)79.217622.815
fresh (not stinky)79.244019.36
warm (not cold)79.127622.010
feminine (not masculine)79.034516.87
beta (not alpha)79.015316.18
competent (not incompetent)78.969217.211
deep (not shallow)78.922017.39
studious (not goof-off)78.852312.25
honorable (not cunning)78.823318.918
innocent (not worldly)78.76923.912
diligent (not lazy)78.7100221.111
wholesome (not salacious)78.727110.69
🌟 (not 💩)78.561327.713
high IQ (not low IQ)78.378327.612
🦄 (not 🐴)78.316726.817
demure (not vain)78.25617.429
explorer (not builder)78.117922.89
poetic (not factual)78.08020.77
🐮 (not 🐷)77.8128.76
washed (not muddy)77.829922.319
arcane (not mainstream)77.716317.318
indie (not pop)77.524427.911
vibrant (not geriatric)77.439713.49
loyal (not traitorous)77.189521.316
curious (not apathetic)76.933328.014
resourceful (not helpless)76.982017.914
quiet (not loud)76.82278.711
accepting (not judgemental)76.721722.87
emotional (not unemotional)76.752920.97
🐩 (not 🐒)76.726318.66
valedictorian (not drop out)76.659420.17
nurturing (not poisonous)76.542224.119
liberal (not conservative)76.432317.210
good-cook (not bad-cook)76.112018.98
confidential (not gossiping)76.058224.120
prestigious (not disreputable)75.934813.27
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)75.84399.94
creative (not conventional)75.632927.85
workaholic (not slacker)75.688820.28
self-disciplined (not disorganized)75.674417.612
love-focused (not money-focused)75.566332.511
whippersnapper (not sage)75.29832.44
motivated (not unmotivated)75.2119515.311
soft (not hard)74.726723.326
democratic (not authoritarian)74.720429.019
expressive (not monotone)74.648423.512
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)74.324131.47
humble (not arrogant)74.326312.310
first-mate (not captain)74.238822.713
touchy-feely (not distant)74.221622.08
innocent (not jaded)74.114724.513
spontaneous (not scheduled)74.037523.36
compersive (not jealous)74.019118.811
devoted (not unfaithful)74.0105113.67
civilized (not barbaric)73.966819.08
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)73.823127.917
morning lark (not night owl)73.615613.77
legit (not scrub)73.669713.89
quirky (not predictable)73.625626.05
metrosexual (not macho)73.628919.19
vulnerable (not armoured)73.515826.410
unassuming (not pretentious)72.713441.64
on-time (not tardy)72.769827.06
modest (not flamboyant)72.640122.810
🤔 (not 🤫)72.616425.39
go-getter (not slugabed)72.695322.519
angelic (not demonic)72.546029.812
🐀 (not 🐘)72.519227.36
sheltered (not street-smart)72.321431.611
deep (not epic)72.38817.911
domestic (not industrial)72.116620.79
tailor (not blacksmith)71.944324.114
emotional (not logical)71.842826.613
unorthodox (not traditional)71.751230.97
proper (not scandalous)71.639630.418
sensible (not ludicrous)71.548021.712
trusting (not suspicious)71.426429.110
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)71.240315.110
forgiving (not vengeful)71.142420.39
soulful (not soulless)71.093522.98
works hard (not plays hard)70.473622.117
apprentice (not master)70.124615.218
concise (not long-winded)70.123127.97
bright (not depressed)70.134727.019
anarchist (not statist)70.034426.05
existentialist (not nihilist)69.727228.217
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)69.639418.67
rock (not rap)69.6102728.012
protagonist (not antagonist)69.590225.211
instinctual (not reasoned)69.452214.65
intimate (not formal)69.436035.79
overachiever (not underachiever)69.3102225.812
poor (not rich)69.333820.719
fantastical (not realistic)69.337217.19
abstract (not concrete)69.125333.819
manicured (not scruffy)69.183125.416
tight (not loose)69.070032.14
meek (not bossy)68.821528.19
genius (not dunce)68.780021.313
introspective (not not introspective)68.660028.423
sweet (not bitter)68.550934.513
good-humored (not angry)68.558126.120
side character (not main character)68.352626.032
Greek (not Roman)68.24327.66
communal (not individualist)68.117523.114
neat (not messy)67.776920.29
minimalist (not pack rat)67.735422.84
variable (not consistent)67.621221.47
inspiring (not cringeworthy)67.561517.86
private (not gregarious)67.470633.37
lover (not fighter)67.446113.58
reasonable (not deranged)67.364823.19
awkward (not suspicious)67.129121.620
chaste (not lustful)67.130417.718
queer (not straight)66.819316.78
traumatized (not flourishing)66.875131.59
opinionated (not neutral)66.8130215.710
coordinated (not clumsy)66.693729.120
enlightened (not lost)66.635226.67
moderate (not extreme)66.525818.512
joyful (not miserable)66.436723.65
impartial (not biased)66.26025.610
mathematical (not literary)66.029328.28
trusting (not charming)66.027128.018
ambitious (not realistic)66.066925.76
pacifist (not ferocious)65.935322.611
human (not animalistic)65.9102923.318
passive (not assertive)65.820326.922
wise (not foolish)65.764013.012
driven (not unambitious)65.7147925.915
🧐 (not 😎)65.744334.77
multicolored (not monochrome)65.645328.517
technophile (not luddite)65.637527.515
mild (not spicy)65.430933.112
🦒 (not 🐐)65.46931.39
giggling (not chortling)65.425233.38
subjective (not objective)65.325225.122
charismatic (not uninspiring)65.2115927.517
rural (not urban)65.128633.115
subdued (not exuberant)65.130726.416
extraordinary (not mundane)65.095722.210
natural-talent (not hard-work)65.023724.04
lighthearted (not intense)64.928231.916
chosen one (not everyman)64.958230.39
pronatalist (not child free)64.826729.313
dramatic (not comedic)64.893426.84
bold (not serious)64.663831.710
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)64.633234.611
triggered (not trolling)64.574815.26
transient (not permanent)64.425825.05
bashful (not exhibitionist)64.321924.210
patriotic (not unpatriotic)64.28858.24
🧗 (not 🛌)64.287023.29
😬 (not 😏)64.133323.112
👽 (not 🤡)64.054128.313
submissive (not dominant)63.837223.410
average (not deviant)63.827527.612
equitable (not hypocritical)63.862629.010
rustic (not cultured)63.834128.217
stoic (not hypochondriac)63.767627.111
vanilla (not kinky)63.655333.410
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)63.654930.27
doer (not thinker)63.684017.77
bookish (not sporty)63.493831.517
spelunker (not claustrophobic)63.467420.45
leisurely (not hurried)63.235025.823
💝 (not 💔)63.259440.010
👟 (not 🥾)63.256820.713
brave (not careful)63.188125.98
English (not German)63.1138734.316
cheesy (not chic)63.162430.97
gullible (not cynical)63.036927.55
resolute (not wavering)62.998728.210
frugal (not lavish)62.867228.417
precise (not vague)62.894425.019
generalist (not specialist)62.817225.015
tactful (not indiscreet)62.881134.511
simple (not complicated)62.724328.96
glad (not mad)62.647430.17
emancipated (not enslaved)62.598425.815
resistant (not resigned)62.4114423.57
low self esteem (not narcissistic)62.339324.712
scientific (not artistic)62.074427.08
intellectual (not physical)61.999933.67
mysterious (not unambiguous)61.958629.920
healthy (not sickly)61.8115330.120
patient (not impatient)61.843027.819
demanding (not unchallenging)61.7128023.611
rhythmic (not stuttering)61.6115528.19
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)61.667933.35
chaotic (not orderly)61.368619.78
involved (not remote)61.3116627.78
codependent (not independent)61.341826.725
🥶 (not 🥵)61.341924.37
🥰 (not 🙃)61.268736.28
🧕 (not 💃)61.130529.911
head@clouds (not down2earth)61.059629.817
weird (not normal)60.987025.113
chill (not offended)60.845329.78
sunny (not gloomy)60.662021.15
princess (not queen)60.645130.914
decorative (not utilitarian)60.539122.96
oppressed (not privileged)60.542925.511
oxymoron (not tautology)60.353825.98
treasure (not trash)60.2140331.610
self-improving (not self-destructive)60.258529.59
straightforward (not cryptic)60.1108029.79
🤠 (not 🤑)60.196023.89
shy (not bold)59.918620.917
🧢 (not 🎩)59.972137.67
blissful (not haunted)59.835523.99
relaxed (not tense)59.725523.69
theist (not atheist)59.645823.79
flimsy (not sturdy)59.634730.45
philosophical (not real)59.429622.48
pointed (not random)59.4126530.711
📈 (not 📉)59.3105930.215
🎃 (not 💀)59.361030.815
well behaved (not mischievous)59.164025.58
family-first (not work-first)59.180322.87
disarming (not creepy)59.1123030.418
hesitant (not decisive)59.034426.011
fast-talking (not slow-talking)59.099127.610
frenzied (not sleepy)59.0145721.35
refined (not rugged)58.891533.816
reserved (not chatty)58.877927.013
accommodating (not stubborn)58.830933.09
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')58.722533.310
fixable (not unfixable)58.795016.96
ranged (not melee)58.769326.914
unprepared (not hoarder)58.541220.18
prideful (not envious)58.5138822.015
extrovert (not introvert)58.490431.89
Pepsi (not Coke)58.338126.06
juvenile (not mature)58.068726.623
western (not eastern)58.0116227.820
radical (not centrist)57.780433.016
modern (not historical)57.690821.48
factual (not exaggerating)57.679215.45
cheery (not sorrowful)57.559422.513
🥴 (not 🥳)57.585937.24
fast (not slow)57.4127520.37
hipster (not basic)57.353031.410
orange (not purple)57.169829.515
believable (not poorly-written)57.1173826.017
obsessed (not aloof)57.0115620.010
self-conscious (not self-assured)57.039738.85
androgynous (not gendered)57.012529.58
white knight (not bad boy)57.0100028.210
asexual (not sexual)56.846334.26
yes-man (not contrarian)56.846027.317
flirtatious (not prudish)56.790717.59
picky (not always down)56.593524.611
political (not nonpolitical)56.393932.89
preppy (not punk rock)56.3103632.110
freak (not normie)56.391417.09
calm (not anxious)56.160828.124
varied (not repetitive)56.147025.821
open-book (not secretive)56.054029.86
avant-garde (not classical)55.962818.77
fire (not water)55.9107434.18
impulsive (not cautious)55.887224.515
moody (not stable)55.7118628.215
reactive (not proactive)55.784034.819
open (not guarded)55.636432.917
irrelevant (not important)55.320332.79
imaginative (not practical)55.159126.27
lenient (not strict)55.077127.47
stylish (not slovenly)55.0116626.710
shy (not playful)55.041727.714
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)55.0108531.26
focused on the present (not focused on the future)54.885225.110
funny (not humorless)54.7107712.29
sugarcoated (not frank)54.731027.911
overspender (not penny-pincher)54.672822.55
👻 (not 🤖)54.590626.811
French (not Russian)54.5112430.617
eloquent (not unpolished)54.4114426.613
tame (not wild)54.469531.88
sane (not crazy)54.384927.19
regular (not zany)54.371637.87
🤐 (not 😜)54.392322.919
dry (not moist)54.384415.04
twitchy (not still)53.9112619.49
autistic (not neurotypical)53.730430.29
politically correct (not edgy)53.775023.67
loveable (not punchable)53.7122129.010
knowledgeable (not ignorant)53.7139934.87
badass (not weakass)53.7142218.94
sad (not happy)53.5117029.58
cool (not dorky)53.5106527.08
non-gamer (not gamer)53.5117634.78
crafty (not scholarly)53.4112725.217
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)53.485031.98
rational (not whimsical)53.3112733.219
monastic (not hedonist)53.367923.611
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)53.3118525.48
OCD (not ADHD)53.3117827.318
astonishing (not methodical)53.268331.712
noob (not pro)53.142028.99
conspiracist (not sheeple)53.0132826.75
efficient (not overprepared)53.0147525.223
plastic (not wooden)53.039325.08
highbrow (not lowbrow)52.9124122.27
common sense (not analysis)52.969330.812
insecure (not confident)52.852325.15
empirical (not theoretical)52.7109032.28
alert (not oblivious)52.7128724.07
socialist (not libertarian)52.460432.713
obedient (not rebellious)52.269728.024
charming (not awkward)52.1125027.124
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)51.989433.17
gracious (not feisty)51.953829.419
desperate (not high standards)51.968323.98
serious (not playful)51.8115834.019
gatherer (not hunter)51.885936.64
trendy (not vintage)51.849926.66
puny (not mighty)51.651533.925
official (not backdoor)51.586232.717
🤺 (not 🏌)51.5151830.014
circular (not linear)51.588934.613
direct (not roundabout)51.4144038.28
interesting (not tiresome)51.3152431.426
dramatic (not no-nonsense)51.3105624.26
devout (not heathen)51.1108827.08
😭 (not 😀)51.198327.29
spontaneous (not deliberate)51.072020.56
serene (not pensive)51.028326.77
fortunate (not unlucky)50.192532.910
provincial (not cosmopolitan)50.193822.28
reliable (not experimental)50.9109726.511
sheriff (not outlaw)50.499336.18

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Penny (0.776)
  2. Belle French (0.753)
  3. Charlie Bucket (0.734)
  4. Georgiana Darcy (0.73)
  5. Willow Rosenberg (0.727)
  6. Belle (0.722)
  7. Dorothy Gale (0.72)
  8. Rosalind Walker (0.719)
  9. Debora (0.718)
  10. Mary Margaret Blanchard (0.715)
  1. Sheriff of Nottingham (-0.644)
  2. Tom Buchanan (-0.617)
  3. William Rawls (-0.574)
  4. Baron Vladimir Harkonnen (-0.572)
  5. Gaston (-0.571)
  6. Sal Maroni (-0.567)
  7. Cal Hockley (-0.565)
  8. Brad Bellick (-0.559)
  9. Nate Jacobs (-0.557)
  10. Byron Hadley (-0.552)

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

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


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