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Harvey Specter Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Harvey Specter is a character from Suits.

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
rich (not poor)95.8427.736
bold (not shy)95.5337.240
pro (not noob)93.75611.340
overachiever (not underachiever)93.6379.453
main character (not side character)93.51138.812
alpha (not beta)93.34712.251
persistent (not quitter)93.31399.043
coordinated (not clumsy)93.1478.335
competitive (not cooperative)92.7778.339
beautiful (not ugly)92.712410.446
important (not irrelevant)92.76417.337
cocky (not timid)92.66516.633
dominant (not submissive)92.48510.033
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)92.33111.235
competent (not incompetent)92.110614.841
sexual (not asexual)92.16514.439
fire (not water)92.1309.951
eloquent (not unpolished)91.82711.336
badass (not weakass)91.715414.859
bossy (not meek)91.49911.036
captain (not first-mate)91.46917.939
driven (not unambitious)91.314715.638
workaholic (not slacker)91.311715.445
charming (not awkward)91.1249.949
demanding (not unchallenging)91.19311.557
presidential (not folksy)91.0138.935
opinionated (not neutral)90.912310.941
never cries (not often crying)90.73611.231
fast (not slow)90.62614.125
high standards (not desperate)90.62213.957
high IQ (not low IQ)90.022410.735
attractive (not repulsive)89.513315.943
motivated (not unmotivated)89.233317.736
resourceful (not helpless)88.820017.537
🎩 (not 🧢)88.87713.331
flirtatious (not prudish)88.87415.131
interesting (not tiresome)88.34414.442
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)88.15016.949
confident (not insecure)87.911613.739
😏 (not 😬)87.83216.640
masculine (not feminine)87.722914.932
stylish (not slovenly)87.412015.727
skeptical (not spiritual)87.26910.443
charismatic (not uninspiring)87.115423.134
🏀 (not 🎨)87.16616.541
hunter (not gatherer)86.811711.031
perceptive (not unobservant)86.729021.841
playful (not shy)86.621216.751
pointed (not random)86.613212.757
master (not apprentice)86.422821.046
straight (not queer)86.416321.531
🌟 (not 💩)86.321521.832
go-getter (not slugabed)86.218516.629
fresh (not stinky)86.114817.432
assertive (not passive)86.020220.833
work-first (not family-first)85.914117.637
factual (not poetic)85.73712.838
secretive (not open-book)85.618113.440
guarded (not open)85.423516.651
precise (not vague)85.49117.039
arrogant (not humble)85.323013.640
self-assured (not self-conscious)85.27721.443
suspicious (not awkward)85.08712.150
ferocious (not pacifist)84.818714.929
neat (not messy)84.818919.543
complicated (not simple)84.716718.231
urban (not rural)84.710124.135
narcissistic (not low self esteem)84.717421.637
stubborn (not accommodating)84.630320.057
queen (not princess)84.618327.737
prideful (not envious)84.44519.478
active (not slothful)84.436911.730
independent (not codependent)84.418621.436
chosen one (not everyman)84.34316.530
extravagant (not thrifty)84.014022.341
refined (not rugged)83.911918.939
😎 (not 🧐)83.714224.238
extraordinary (not mundane)83.523317.737
individualist (not communal)83.515916.748
cool (not dorky)83.512421.447
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)83.431414.433
valedictorian (not drop out)83.433520.650
efficient (not overprepared)83.42323.732
rebellious (not obedient)83.234419.741
manicured (not scruffy)83.137823.234
genius (not dunce)83.025514.642
distant (not touchy-feely)83.013315.140
intense (not lighthearted)82.932026.625
gendered (not androgynous)82.841220.135
frenzied (not sleepy)82.714314.239
treasure (not trash)82.640521.041
cynical (not gullible)82.621119.633
direct (not roundabout)82.423822.639
rhythmic (not stuttering)82.418018.040
spicy (not mild)82.125516.754
decisive (not hesitant)81.931223.234
jaded (not innocent)81.730013.836
cosmopolitan (not provincial)81.77225.125
diligent (not lazy)81.686021.636
self-disciplined (not disorganized)81.450919.045
armoured (not vulnerable)81.320021.633
English (not German)81.323327.536
believable (not poorly-written)80.929219.042
cannibal (not vegan)80.815220.632
extreme (not moderate)80.637219.552
protagonist (not antagonist)80.140024.140
emancipated (not enslaved)80.117122.138
intellectual (not physical)80.038321.541
fortunate (not unlucky)80.05514.141
resistant (not resigned)80.016524.134
privileged (not oppressed)80.037319.938
resolute (not wavering)79.823919.833
realist (not idealist)79.611324.541
flamboyant (not modest)79.522722.635
businesslike (not chivalrous)79.519123.351
worldly (not innocent)79.341519.444
lavish (not frugal)79.217924.628
mighty (not puny)79.140122.733
hard (not soft)78.927821.939
alert (not oblivious)78.841221.144
wild (not tame)78.541317.052
confidential (not gossiping)78.448621.347
🤑 (not 🤠)78.417525.746
doer (not thinker)78.224724.561
overspender (not penny-pincher)78.115022.433
extrovert (not introvert)78.033522.733
highbrow (not lowbrow)78.017019.532
prestigious (not disreputable)78.027318.937
📈 (not 📉)78.010824.934
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)77.918629.928
tall (not short)77.927018.970
🧗 (not 🛌)77.939627.743
insider (not outsider)77.83926.247
feisty (not gracious)77.542019.244
dog person (not cat person)77.517633.940
charming (not trusting)77.418725.536
devoted (not unfaithful)77.490424.433
hard (not soft)77.331018.938
🦇 (not 🐿)77.316523.637
specialist (not generalist)77.113723.449
🧠 (not 💪)77.156522.234
neurotypical (not autistic)77.029417.725
pretentious (not unassuming)76.928817.942
fast-talking (not slow-talking)76.730717.731
💃 (not 🧕)76.743727.136
sturdy (not flimsy)76.744626.727
Coke (not Pepsi)76.72425.753
deviant (not average)76.534824.456
machiavellian (not transparent)76.521922.532
hoarder (not unprepared)76.414123.234
stoic (not expressive)76.315523.228
real (not philosophical)76.221326.341
loyal (not traitorous)76.093924.151
disarming (not creepy)76.041918.258
tactful (not indiscreet)76.024720.528
egalitarian (not racist)75.797022.826
lustful (not chaste)75.730922.433
high-tech (not low-tech)75.330125.430
exuberant (not subdued)75.133322.732
wise (not foolish)74.934121.064
knowledgeable (not ignorant)74.668128.337
washed (not muddy)74.641232.238
inspiring (not cringeworthy)74.335321.933
loud (not quiet)74.348223.943
money-focused (not love-focused)74.222428.543
authoritarian (not democratic)74.030322.041
modern (not historical)74.031519.233
epic (not deep)74.013129.341
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)73.831726.841
unorthodox (not traditional)73.745027.435
calm (not anxious)73.716822.140
sarcastic (not genuine)73.734626.244
private (not gregarious)73.546123.734
😈 (not 😇)73.535621.829
formal (not intimate)73.328626.234
realistic (not fantastical)73.139325.449
industrial (not domestic)73.117325.232
thick-skinned (not sensitive)73.027925.435
frank (not sugarcoated)72.872430.342
funny (not humorless)72.748924.443
vain (not demure)72.736526.736
legit (not scrub)72.773429.045
chic (not cheesy)72.625422.738
🐘 (not 🐀)72.119830.231
tasteful (not lewd)72.147524.537
atheist (not theist)72.043023.636
judgemental (not accepting)71.942922.743
🐩 (not 🐒)71.838425.425
impatient (not patient)71.757824.246
cultured (not rustic)71.745029.831
proactive (not reactive)71.65828.341
creative (not conventional)71.543423.425
logical (not emotional)71.530023.033
tight (not loose)71.460527.042
ambitious (not realistic)71.347931.146
preppy (not punk rock)70.960227.632
mischievous (not well behaved)70.966326.638
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)70.960725.944
bitter (not sweet)70.541320.636
healthy (not sickly)70.480126.338
wooden (not plastic)70.256424.745
stoic (not hypochondriac)70.238026.950
🥳 (not 🥴)70.119924.631
permanent (not transient)70.031226.126
straightforward (not cryptic)69.857830.645
👽 (not 🤡)69.831523.830
rock (not rap)69.8101128.034
vibrant (not geriatric)69.772328.443
heroic (not villainous)69.697523.532
night owl (not morning lark)69.461225.036
quarrelsome (not warm)69.355424.732
contrarian (not yes-man)69.351432.532
🐴 (not 🦄)69.248230.744
macho (not metrosexual)69.227330.937
pensive (not serene)69.165525.958
rational (not whimsical)68.858326.739
entitled (not grateful)68.851523.557
cold (not warm)68.743123.035
strict (not lenient)68.654925.343
consistent (not variable)68.649929.441
selfish (not altruistic)68.146124.648
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)68.130632.831
kinky (not vanilla)68.045928.642
demonic (not angelic)68.039722.137
fighter (not lover)68.046826.347
vengeful (not forgiving)67.954725.636
concrete (not abstract)67.947429.337
deliberate (not spontaneous)67.875431.543
open to new experinces (not uncreative)67.891927.342
sporty (not bookish)67.741225.831
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)67.723829.432
👟 (not 🥾)67.742330.244
mad (not glad)67.658126.027
opinionated (not jealous)67.691828.438
street-smart (not sheltered)67.475829.633
chortling (not giggling)67.460924.439
enlightened (not lost)67.332725.442
analysis (not common sense)67.349129.640
thick (not thin)67.233319.626
on-time (not tardy)67.288431.856
scandalous (not proper)67.158329.040
brave (not careful)67.074128.542
mysterious (not unambiguous)67.045233.037
linear (not circular)67.022327.030
corporate (not freelance)67.038331.629
studious (not goof-off)66.895322.145
patriotic (not unpatriotic)66.875027.034
exhibitionist (not bashful)66.762933.456
normal (not weird)66.629227.741
jock (not nerd)66.545725.939
bold (not serious)66.458129.741
indulgent (not sober)66.459032.639
good-cook (not bad-cook)66.333531.146
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)66.247435.733
practical (not imaginative)66.274931.438
interrupting (not attentive)66.247626.756
picky (not always down)65.955726.847
bad boy (not white knight)65.746427.235
concise (not long-winded)65.738325.526
scientific (not artistic)65.664929.947
classical (not avant-garde)65.557030.443
haunted (not blissful)65.488027.645
arcane (not mainstream)65.355727.134
moody (not stable)65.185826.049
western (not eastern)64.967732.533
builder (not explorer)64.843231.936
utilitarian (not decorative)64.674129.931
💀 (not 🎃)64.657727.732
civilized (not barbaric)64.598024.831
plays hard (not works hard)63.536629.343
interested (not bored)63.5105328.947
social (not reclusive)63.466626.735
deep (not shallow)63.384325.327
impulsive (not cautious)63.267533.544
🥵 (not 🥶)63.259030.926
ironic (not profound)63.146528.243
gloomy (not sunny)62.974121.735
down2earth (not head@clouds)62.769934.035
reserved (not chatty)62.567030.433
rigid (not flexible)62.567229.942
mature (not juvenile)62.578726.938
anarchist (not statist)62.554030.728
unemotional (not emotional)62.526230.231
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)62.463327.446
liberal (not conservative)62.385729.338
clean (not perverted)62.3101227.254
paranoid (not naive)62.377729.342
😀 (not 😭)62.254725.533
😜 (not 🤐)61.863731.750
conspiracist (not sheeple)61.592927.934
edgy (not politically correct)61.479229.050
tailor (not blacksmith)61.490535.034
objective (not subjective)61.239632.546
still (not twitchy)61.039728.558
winter (not summer)61.063234.028
gamer (not non-gamer)60.943435.570
rude (not respectful)60.852323.048
receiving (not giving)60.851730.338
biased (not impartial)60.7106928.742
monochrome (not multicolored)60.664432.749
Italian (not Swedish)60.565829.231
spelunker (not claustrophobic)60.582126.833
obsessed (not aloof)60.496128.133
OCD (not ADHD)60.296833.041
jealous (not compersive)60.164933.834
child free (not pronatalist)60.098231.026
ranged (not melee)59.962330.339
curious (not apathetic)59.6118226.134
hedonist (not monastic)59.668228.531
goth (not flower child)59.548225.929
pack rat (not minimalist)59.351732.826
salacious (not wholesome)59.261533.432
offended (not chill)59.284228.443
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')59.115438.529
earth (not air)58.999836.050
oxymoron (not tautology)58.963927.929
basic (not hipster)58.890226.331
smooth (not rough)58.871134.030
no-nonsense (not dramatic)58.766432.634
outlaw (not sheriff)58.681132.141
human (not animalistic)58.5127027.239
insulting (not complimentary)58.467325.533
reasonable (not deranged)58.493826.638
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)58.386232.533
psychopath (not empath)58.354126.463
empirical (not theoretical)58.171630.529
miserable (not joyful)58.197924.227
libertarian (not socialist)58.068826.627
poisonous (not nurturing)58.058123.732
involved (not remote)57.9132331.629
tense (not relaxed)57.8140229.136
💔 (not 💝)57.865534.153
radical (not centrist)57.879832.829
zany (not regular)57.691625.330
🐐 (not 🦒)57.4106234.136
off-key (not musical)57.481526.926
traumatized (not flourishing)57.3112832.138
political (not nonpolitical)57.091532.236
bright (not depressed)56.878326.840
debased (not pure)56.774629.543
fixable (not unfixable)56.6104132.427
methodical (not astonishing)56.5101636.739
expressive (not monotone)56.5108034.338
crafty (not scholarly)56.4102135.335
quirky (not predictable)56.481030.050
natural-talent (not hard-work)56.346933.559
Roman (not Greek)56.168933.328
fearmongering (not reassuring)56.163431.447
🥰 (not 🙃)56.087633.442
factual (not exaggerating)56.084532.145
close-minded (not open-minded)55.957824.736
varied (not repetitive)55.947830.754
serious (not playful)55.8108323.333
instinctual (not reasoned)55.597234.947
cunning (not honorable)55.267424.948
not introspective (not introspective)55.242931.233
soulful (not soulless)54.9144425.733
generous (not stingy)54.8114929.645
sad (not happy)54.7114524.732
young (not old)54.6117121.248
not genocidal (not genocidal)54.5137930.425
sensible (not ludicrous)54.3110130.728
literary (not mathematical)54.1113936.425
hypocritical (not equitable)54.176529.843
scheduled (not spontaneous)54.0104933.343
heathen (not devout)54.074230.437
🐮 (not 🐷)54.0114727.631
cruel (not kind)53.947524.434
sage (not whippersnapper)53.881930.228
dispassionate (not romantic)53.747727.433
🤔 (not 🤫)53.5112032.430
angry (not good-humored)53.479627.038
indie (not pop)53.4125728.529
cheery (not sorrowful)53.369824.240
two-faced (not one-faced)53.061934.246
orderly (not chaotic)52.8100534.141
👻 (not 🤖)52.897635.534
optimistic (not pessimistic)52.592632.841
French (not Russian)52.5119629.325
dry (not moist)52.592332.735
comedic (not dramatic)52.555628.853
self-destructive (not self-improving)52.3102229.232
focused on the present (not focused on the future)52.299732.526
official (not backdoor)52.283535.832
crazy (not sane)52.296024.139
purple (not orange)52.193930.134
luddite (not technophile)52.098127.821
existentialist (not nihilist)51.7134430.823
🏌 (not 🤺)51.741533.242
feminist (not sexist)51.5137226.739
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)51.596434.531
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)51.3101728.644
literal (not metaphorical)51.2133330.133
😊 (not 🤣)51.1125230.137
punchable (not loveable)51.166828.844
normie (not freak)51.087027.053
triggered (not trolling)50.9141131.345
reliable (not experimental)50.8110232.344
vintage (not trendy)50.3147435.654
suspicious (not trusting)50.4112331.039
hurried (not leisurely)50.6123030.942

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. James Bond (0.86)
  2. Olivia Pope (0.844)
  3. Lady Mary Crawley (0.831)
  4. Jack Donaghy (0.824)
  5. Thomas Shelby (0.824)
  6. Diane Lockhart (0.821)
  7. Will Gardner (0.82)
  8. Bruce Wayne (0.819)
  9. Roy Mustang (0.819)
  10. Danny Ocean (0.818)
  1. Stuart Bloom (-0.625)
  2. Kermit (-0.624)
  3. Nelson Bighetti (-0.604)
  4. Leopold 'Butters' Stotch (-0.601)
  5. Milhouse Van Houten (-0.595)
  6. Mike McLintock (-0.593)
  7. Chip Dove (-0.574)
  8. Buster Bluth (-0.566)
  9. Jerry Gergich (-0.562)
  10. Lenny (-0.554)

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

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


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