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Will Gardner Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Will Gardner is a character from The Good Wife.

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
manicured (not scruffy)90.91118.919
competitive (not cooperative)88.718118.420
straight (not queer)88.211220.520
demanding (not unchallenging)87.618710.137
go-getter (not slugabed)87.313916.712
privileged (not oppressed)87.118117.548
valedictorian (not drop out)86.721512.216
cocky (not timid)86.52539.815
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)86.214812.829
driven (not unambitious)86.142312.228
overachiever (not underachiever)85.626719.138
rich (not poor)85.428312.919
high IQ (not low IQ)85.244411.933
stoic (not hypochondriac)85.1378.214
motivated (not unmotivated)84.764515.419
bold (not shy)84.656911.640
work-first (not family-first)83.819221.422
resourceful (not helpless)83.645017.917
high standards (not desperate)83.315116.328
knowledgeable (not ignorant)83.234122.555
diligent (not lazy)83.174117.118
sexual (not asexual)82.830019.738
corporate (not freelance)82.410221.249
persistent (not quitter)82.292517.120
urban (not rural)81.818924.838
skeptical (not spiritual)81.525316.627
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)81.414717.423
dominant (not submissive)81.247321.131
charismatic (not uninspiring)81.241522.435
cosmopolitan (not provincial)81.18617.936
active (not slothful)81.155919.530
perceptive (not unobservant)81.159821.062
important (not irrelevant)80.961417.933
suspicious (not awkward)80.32229.610
masculine (not feminine)80.250211.721
pro (not noob)80.154524.733
arrogant (not humble)80.034211.812
bossy (not meek)79.352519.240
political (not nonpolitical)79.319819.912
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)79.115724.221
presidential (not folksy)79.120418.165
libertarian (not socialist)79.03121.526
coordinated (not clumsy)79.050122.022
scientific (not artistic)78.927317.611
monochrome (not multicolored)78.911922.918
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)78.718323.219
stylish (not slovenly)78.736622.517
confident (not insecure)78.744921.841
workaholic (not slacker)78.774022.731
🏀 (not 🎨)78.622627.132
master (not apprentice)78.549921.321
opinionated (not neutral)78.575221.136
decisive (not hesitant)78.445522.130
armoured (not vulnerable)78.031417.515
gendered (not androgynous)78.073723.422
self-assured (not self-conscious)77.831123.927
🧠 (not 💪)77.653718.443
flirtatious (not prudish)77.631919.821
jaded (not innocent)77.544420.511
guarded (not open)77.458619.426
pretentious (not unassuming)77.328120.130
dog person (not cat person)77.018525.912
cynical (not gullible)77.040320.612
charming (not trusting)76.819916.119
pointed (not random)76.658719.627
eloquent (not unpolished)76.545117.917
realistic (not fantastical)76.227923.236
preppy (not punk rock)76.140124.256
minimalist (not pack rat)75.911822.813
atheist (not theist)75.729722.235
stoic (not expressive)75.717321.913
believable (not poorly-written)75.565320.746
literal (not metaphorical)75.416918.825
sturdy (not flimsy)75.449320.243
child free (not pronatalist)75.030624.125
confidential (not gossiping)74.762921.035
factual (not poetic)74.729318.956
narcissistic (not low self esteem)74.741221.548
fast (not slow)74.555720.020
entitled (not grateful)74.538619.734
assertive (not passive)74.467320.618
English (not German)74.369926.056
civilized (not barbaric)74.265419.421
practical (not imaginative)74.244022.624
intellectual (not physical)74.158521.716
competent (not incompetent)74.191230.418
winter (not summer)73.93018.59
charming (not awkward)73.652625.324
🤑 (not 🤠)73.526626.133
playful (not shy)73.369222.914
protagonist (not antagonist)73.275025.718
direct (not roundabout)73.160221.728
egalitarian (not racist)73.0111420.921
industrial (not domestic)72.917727.529
hunter (not gatherer)72.848523.255
OCD (not ADHD)72.846120.621
on-time (not tardy)72.869623.842
worldly (not innocent)72.868418.719
romantic (not dispassionate)72.859423.062
neurotypical (not autistic)72.757719.924
secretive (not open-book)72.659120.147
highbrow (not lowbrow)72.635619.522
mighty (not puny)72.567521.322
precise (not vague)72.552822.025
concrete (not abstract)72.531418.534
rock (not rap)72.581129.710
normie (not freak)72.419524.634
alert (not oblivious)72.467021.614
tactful (not indiscreet)72.238425.218
intense (not lighthearted)72.268622.157
never cries (not often crying)72.150924.313
ambitious (not realistic)72.046227.744
resistant (not resigned)71.958121.657
🐴 (not 🦄)71.939521.220
captain (not first-mate)71.752628.928
tailor (not blacksmith)71.745325.349
real (not philosophical)71.539125.720
pensive (not serene)71.447524.329
human (not animalistic)71.481321.339
not genocidal (not genocidal)71.285726.713
cool (not dorky)71.148022.514
prideful (not envious)70.965724.128
rational (not whimsical)70.852023.629
👟 (not 🥾)70.831527.119
tall (not short)70.751123.933
insider (not outsider)70.713827.444
tense (not relaxed)70.591720.513
concise (not long-winded)70.522131.511
vain (not demure)70.442025.019
studious (not goof-off)70.385025.923
calm (not anxious)70.224218.716
formal (not intimate)70.238128.219
neat (not messy)70.169427.329
contrarian (not yes-man)70.147722.715
genius (not dunce)70.074020.549
main character (not side character)69.958523.411
hoarder (not unprepared)69.837119.812
treasure (not trash)69.6110226.052
fresh (not stinky)69.682728.617
reasoned (not instinctual)69.424522.016
patriotic (not unpatriotic)69.461920.338
stubborn (not accommodating)69.491524.442
rhythmic (not stuttering)69.181924.848
🧗 (not 🛌)69.069023.740
exhibitionist (not bashful)69.054124.131
night owl (not morning lark)68.464423.921
utilitarian (not decorative)68.458220.023
conventional (not creative)68.235226.722
reasonable (not deranged)68.260824.617
efficient (not overprepared)68.254831.354
quarrelsome (not warm)68.159721.033
biased (not impartial)68.167722.125
centrist (not radical)68.014327.318
permanent (not transient)67.938825.623
sexist (not feminist)67.830822.512
hedonist (not monastic)67.735025.824
alpha (not beta)67.682928.714
overspender (not penny-pincher)67.537320.321
factual (not exaggerating)67.548825.341
😏 (not 😬)67.450625.917
ferocious (not pacifist)67.371626.546
private (not gregarious)67.371026.426
methodical (not astonishing)67.258426.122
healthy (not sickly)67.292930.442
cultured (not rustic)67.262525.712
normal (not weird)67.128229.914
wise (not foolish)67.159725.128
badass (not weakass)67.0107525.027
extravagant (not thrifty)67.051032.422
extrovert (not introvert)66.864827.525
legit (not scrub)66.8101728.514
tight (not loose)66.879026.248
paranoid (not naive)66.857923.722
realist (not idealist)66.447126.618
regular (not zany)66.426526.025
lustful (not chaste)66.459124.421
modern (not historical)66.359819.610
hard (not soft)66.264324.918
sad (not happy)66.170819.235
🐩 (not 🐒)66.155228.416
😊 (not 🤣)66.169626.326
loyal (not traitorous)66.0128126.512
funny (not humorless)66.068324.318
dramatic (not comedic)66.091323.831
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)65.776125.926
earth (not air)65.765229.028
western (not eastern)65.663331.612
disarming (not creepy)65.596526.339
frank (not sugarcoated)65.5106629.415
interested (not bored)65.495924.031
hard (not soft)65.468122.741
chortling (not giggling)65.372223.941
businesslike (not chivalrous)65.350726.323
scheduled (not spontaneous)65.276626.424
machiavellian (not transparent)65.250622.517
logical (not emotional)65.046825.132
salacious (not wholesome)65.047824.317
Roman (not Greek)65.025528.664
miserable (not joyful)64.973227.915
reassuring (not fearmongering)64.970624.218
orderly (not chaotic)64.968526.823
resolute (not wavering)64.890623.825
poisonous (not nurturing)64.645627.516
attractive (not repulsive)64.5116629.222
statist (not anarchist)64.550929.525
analysis (not common sense)64.459026.724
feisty (not gracious)64.494225.122
scholarly (not crafty)64.340627.713
sane (not crazy)64.253125.417
🤖 (not 👻)64.141827.219
involved (not remote)64.1101321.913
cannibal (not vegan)64.154121.843
thin (not thick)64.071526.725
🌟 (not 💩)63.9118630.744
good-cook (not bad-cook)63.942128.620
works hard (not plays hard)63.797627.634
emancipated (not enslaved)63.791729.613
self-disciplined (not disorganized)63.6112329.216
linear (not circular)63.535427.449
clean (not perverted)63.597922.537
🎩 (not 🧢)63.471830.320
chic (not cheesy)63.450121.410
hypocritical (not equitable)63.348925.744
debased (not pure)63.157221.927
down2earth (not head@clouds)63.168825.237
classical (not avant-garde)63.167521.117
chosen one (not everyman)63.164825.511
heathen (not devout)63.044231.611
😎 (not 🧐)63.071533.633
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)63.057926.841
selfish (not altruistic)62.757028.238
individualist (not communal)62.778130.320
focused on the future (not focused on the present)62.638526.719
interesting (not tiresome)62.6109122.924
enlightened (not lost)62.648426.551
suspicious (not trusting)62.575730.343
💔 (not 💝)62.549825.716
hard-work (not natural-talent)62.483827.434
monotone (not expressive)62.436021.421
complicated (not simple)62.2100731.721
fast-talking (not slow-talking)62.286926.648
serious (not playful)62.092025.413
smooth (not rough)61.960634.321
soulful (not soulless)61.9127428.643
rebellious (not obedient)61.894616.216
off-key (not musical)61.762626.147
dry (not moist)61.753725.845
refined (not rugged)61.682626.121
lavish (not frugal)61.557624.724
thick-skinned (not sensitive)61.570022.015
still (not twitchy)61.539024.733
moody (not stable)61.499728.720
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)61.4112026.027
deliberate (not spontaneous)61.394930.122
indulgent (not sober)61.273927.730
💀 (not 🎃)61.268231.730
picky (not always down)61.272525.917
frenzied (not sleepy)61.1135225.547
spelunker (not claustrophobic)61.079027.953
washed (not muddy)60.995424.413
haunted (not blissful)60.8105826.929
tautology (not oxymoron)60.714426.79
sensible (not ludicrous)60.689927.321
reserved (not chatty)60.572927.915
bitter (not sweet)60.568729.811
consistent (not variable)60.584527.253
kinky (not vanilla)60.469128.317
prestigious (not disreputable)60.499025.315
unlucky (not fortunate)60.267634.425
🐐 (not 🦒)60.090031.834
ranged (not melee)59.962326.634
vengeful (not forgiving)59.876122.615
mature (not juvenile)59.888726.546
introspective (not not introspective)59.8103027.723
Italian (not Swedish)59.867928.355
independent (not codependent)59.7103926.918
wild (not tame)59.796625.225
brave (not careful)59.3103227.539
authoritarian (not democratic)59.361130.723
celebrity (not boy/girl-next-door)59.357832.215
vintage (not trendy)59.2118628.132
unambiguous (not mysterious)59.177830.315
emotional (not unemotional)59.1120724.920
goth (not flower child)59.149122.224
money-focused (not love-focused)59.147525.516
sorrowful (not cheery)59.094819.924
gamer (not non-gamer)59.048432.142
angry (not good-humored)58.963220.413
sarcastic (not genuine)58.769427.419
conspiracist (not sheeple)58.7105028.430
💃 (not 🧕)58.7105226.222
mischievous (not well behaved)58.595528.814
subjective (not objective)58.557530.936
reactive (not proactive)58.568827.013
basic (not hipster)58.392625.712
empirical (not theoretical)58.270430.318
impulsive (not cautious)58.181228.917
fighter (not lover)58.078627.524
heroic (not villainous)57.8131325.725
strict (not lenient)57.788223.730
tasteful (not lewd)57.6112823.129
🤔 (not 🤫)57.691937.312
Coke (not Pepsi)57.655431.718
fire (not water)57.5102326.925
purple (not orange)57.468536.120
technophile (not luddite)57.365825.815
hurried (not leisurely)57.390625.723
deep (not shallow)57.3110123.857
👽 (not 🤡)57.382922.621
queen (not princess)57.2105939.118
straightforward (not cryptic)57.1123226.922
street-smart (not sheltered)57.1109324.614
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)57.170429.914
loveable (not punchable)57.1110129.260
nerd (not jock)57.0101531.221
pop (not indie)57.042927.812
impatient (not patient)56.9105326.414
traditional (not unorthodox)56.968734.441
glad (not mad)56.965828.212
French (not Russian)56.899824.745
high-tech (not low-tech)56.779823.935
giving (not receiving)56.6108926.617
mathematical (not literary)56.555731.415
jealous (not opinionated)56.526532.016
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)56.495531.644
reliable (not experimental)56.491228.054
one-faced (not two-faced)56.4117431.140
inspiring (not cringeworthy)56.2102228.822
social (not reclusive)56.192530.318
📈 (not 📉)56.0122130.732
triggered (not trolling)56.0122428.451
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)56.091127.623
doer (not thinker)56.0115131.937
gloomy (not sunny)55.996522.254
serious (not bold)55.869929.626
traumatized (not flourishing)55.8118527.267
mainstream (not arcane)55.757429.722
metrosexual (not macho)55.6107230.354
vibrant (not geriatric)55.4128024.858
sheriff (not outlaw)55.387729.815
bookish (not sporty)55.3112629.131
self-destructive (not self-improving)55.390030.953
liberal (not conservative)55.2113827.117
spicy (not mild)55.1114931.831
beautiful (not ugly)55.1154728.019
ironic (not profound)55.182121.633
obsessed (not aloof)55.0126024.311
empath (not psychopath)55.0115629.934
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)54.9113828.356
🐘 (not 🐀)54.781135.120
builder (not explorer)54.679030.221
🥴 (not 🥳)54.699627.818
distant (not touchy-feely)54.699229.616
average (not deviant)54.559624.124
scandalous (not proper)54.590529.115
🐿 (not 🦇)54.3103230.218
nihilist (not existentialist)54.247530.524
devoted (not unfaithful)54.2162126.413
exuberant (not subdued)54.1107926.142
whippersnapper (not sage)54.186427.936
respectful (not rude)53.9114524.630
depressed (not bright)53.884324.015
🥶 (not 🥵)53.868027.235
curious (not apathetic)53.6144427.713
demonic (not angelic)53.675523.912
flamboyant (not modest)53.583228.425
🙃 (not 🥰)53.580832.523
extraordinary (not mundane)53.4135227.023
flexible (not rigid)53.375331.918
offended (not chill)53.3107024.257
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')53.256530.012
🏌 (not 🤺)53.237334.332
official (not backdoor)53.180727.632
🤐 (not 😜)53.197526.427
plastic (not wooden)53.039323.814
edgy (not politically correct)52.8107027.121
warm (not cold)52.7105030.936
bad boy (not white knight)52.775330.816
predictable (not quirky)52.784629.413
open to new experinces (not uncreative)52.6144525.717
moderate (not extreme)52.666927.324
judgemental (not accepting)52.398027.117
repetitive (not varied)52.3117826.934
generous (not stingy)52.3122127.032
unfixable (not fixable)52.265826.560
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)52.093428.347
dramatic (not no-nonsense)51.9104329.811
specialist (not generalist)51.7127435.613
open-minded (not close-minded)51.4123321.822
epic (not deep)51.496626.729
😭 (not 😀)51.397129.333
jealous (not compersive)51.295526.120
😈 (not 😇)51.092831.940
pessimistic (not optimistic)50.997824.220
insulting (not complimentary)50.887421.815
🐷 (not 🐮)50.864823.317
attentive (not interrupting)50.8106029.344
honorable (not cunning)50.6120829.666
loud (not quiet)50.6105828.127
old (not young)50.474316.813
kind (not cruel)50.5145923.820

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dr. Neil Melendez (0.833)
  2. Harvey Specter (0.82)
  3. Diane Lockhart (0.817)
  4. Jack Donaghy (0.797)
  5. Jessica Pearson (0.795)
  6. Shirley Schmidt (0.793)
  7. Lady Mary Crawley (0.791)
  8. Olivia Pope (0.785)
  9. Stella Gibson (0.781)
  10. Roy Mustang (0.772)
  1. Nelson Bighetti (-0.535)
  2. Kevin Malone (-0.533)
  3. Patrick Star (-0.504)
  4. Barney Gumble (-0.503)
  5. Buster Bluth (-0.49)
  6. Kermit (-0.479)
  7. Lenny (-0.471)
  8. Leopold 'Butters' Stotch (-0.469)
  9. The Scarecrow (-0.45)
  10. The Cowardly Lion (-0.446)

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

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


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