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Westley Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Westley is a character from The Princess Bride.

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
badass (not weakass)98.244.048
persistent (not quitter)97.1125.950
🤺 (not 🏌)97.117.948
devoted (not unfaithful)96.31211.953
resourceful (not helpless)95.5117.560
charismatic (not uninspiring)95.1118.957
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)94.5249.664
motivated (not unmotivated)94.5569.875
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)93.8448.851
important (not irrelevant)93.44713.257
bold (not shy)93.210710.656
attractive (not repulsive)92.83710.057
active (not slothful)92.8479.655
driven (not unambitious)92.69012.055
romantic (not dispassionate)92.41912.454
extraordinary (not mundane)92.3289.547
master (not apprentice)92.35611.564
street-smart (not sheltered)92.2359.153
freelance (not corporate)91.83320.652
interesting (not tiresome)91.41410.760
🧗 (not 🛌)91.43212.959
loyal (not traitorous)91.318316.451
open to new experinces (not uncreative)91.06712.864
self-disciplined (not disorganized)90.913113.552
diligent (not lazy)90.924313.952
beautiful (not ugly)90.920813.245
outlaw (not sheriff)90.85018.665
perceptive (not unobservant)90.812014.349
spelunker (not claustrophobic)90.1211.450
high IQ (not low IQ)90.022414.646
protagonist (not antagonist)90.05915.842
love-focused (not money-focused)90.010416.868
confident (not insecure)89.96518.249
rhythmic (not stuttering)89.9209.946
competent (not incompetent)89.719613.858
main character (not side character)89.719622.031
charming (not awkward)89.34711.361
go-getter (not slugabed)89.18014.150
💝 (not 💔)89.11617.548
egalitarian (not racist)88.916611.052
cocky (not timid)88.817114.167
pro (not noob)88.720617.748
overachiever (not underachiever)88.615213.670
treasure (not trash)88.513217.860
😏 (not 😬)88.52217.357
resolute (not wavering)88.24715.353
coordinated (not clumsy)88.017517.758
playful (not shy)87.917212.465
fast (not slow)87.76717.346
decisive (not hesitant)87.711017.066
tactful (not indiscreet)87.51715.653
vibrant (not geriatric)87.38815.356
self-assured (not self-conscious)87.14314.657
🌟 (not 💩)87.118319.860
soulful (not soulless)87.019814.655
stylish (not slovenly)86.812719.854
resistant (not resigned)86.83217.247
captain (not first-mate)86.716722.350
funny (not humorless)86.512718.966
mysterious (not unambiguous)86.44614.654
knowledgeable (not ignorant)86.421815.264
heroic (not villainous)86.028817.348
worldly (not innocent)85.814017.348
calm (not anxious)85.43417.851
explorer (not builder)85.34921.053
spicy (not mild)85.115115.949
anarchist (not statist)84.95018.540
stoic (not hypochondriac)84.84014.044
English (not German)84.611321.347
deviant (not average)84.510714.854
flirtatious (not prudish)84.315619.947
alpha (not beta)84.031119.558
eloquent (not unpolished)83.718820.655
cynical (not gullible)83.717616.153
inspiring (not cringeworthy)83.69821.340
flexible (not rigid)83.53117.157
chivalrous (not businesslike)83.52016.469
rebellious (not obedient)83.433720.362
alert (not oblivious)83.223720.852
creative (not conventional)83.014919.448
emancipated (not enslaved)83.09920.056
😎 (not 🧐)82.915721.953
sexual (not asexual)82.830020.558
brave (not careful)82.715320.767
genius (not dunce)82.726117.164
🤠 (not 🤑)82.411226.944
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)82.410723.654
hunter (not gatherer)82.222924.846
🥵 (not 🥶)82.15417.944
exhibitionist (not bashful)81.911019.361
good-humored (not angry)81.819315.255
assertive (not passive)81.738218.248
frank (not sugarcoated)81.730915.655
dramatic (not no-nonsense)81.618926.558
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)81.46724.347
mischievous (not well behaved)81.137614.876
wild (not tame)81.033517.467
sturdy (not flimsy)81.029422.362
radical (not centrist)81.08316.456
giving (not receiving)80.920618.245
crafty (not scholarly)80.716917.659
mighty (not puny)80.534617.157
loveable (not punchable)80.523418.770
conspiracist (not sheeple)80.319519.755
pointed (not random)80.241321.161
workaholic (not slacker)79.769921.055
unorthodox (not traditional)79.527823.653
👻 (not 🤖)79.56717.859
young (not old)79.442914.870
disarming (not creepy)79.226022.746
charming (not trusting)79.114024.060
interested (not bored)78.726823.343
independent (not codependent)78.738322.954
open-minded (not close-minded)78.619319.956
trolling (not triggered)78.44221.746
good-cook (not bad-cook)78.39222.946
kind (not cruel)78.260215.647
bold (not serious)78.024522.562
💃 (not 🧕)77.840622.849
deep (not shallow)77.726419.551
always down (not picky)77.62721.455
fast-talking (not slow-talking)77.528721.760
enlightened (not lost)77.411220.544
cool (not dorky)77.428223.760
quirky (not predictable)77.417517.750
feminist (not sexist)77.359023.246
legit (not scrub)77.346925.056
extreme (not moderate)77.248718.157
democratic (not authoritarian)77.113921.844
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)77.129220.445
bossy (not meek)77.062318.364
backdoor (not official)77.021725.359
patient (not impatient)77.012826.161
📈 (not 📉)76.814326.244
French (not Russian)76.814119.645
secretive (not open-book)76.844126.851
🥰 (not 🙃)76.715926.964
tasteful (not lewd)76.527722.242
jaded (not innocent)76.549321.660
not genocidal (not genocidal)76.461129.344
rural (not urban)76.410725.060
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)76.329320.358
guarded (not open)76.263020.553
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)76.218323.338
healthy (not sickly)75.955226.957
liberal (not conservative)75.734422.151
believable (not poorly-written)75.763916.757
frenzied (not sleepy)75.649519.640
confidential (not gossiping)75.560026.454
prideful (not envious)75.536618.949
generous (not stingy)75.241322.154
hipster (not basic)75.212624.448
arcane (not mainstream)75.221423.067
family-first (not work-first)75.037023.157
western (not eastern)75.017823.637
human (not animalistic)74.867724.253
narcissistic (not low self esteem)74.840615.944
rock (not rap)74.864622.956
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)74.417622.958
ferocious (not pacifist)74.452522.143
individualist (not communal)74.439825.150
poetic (not factual)74.413823.664
minimalist (not pack rat)74.316020.153
suspicious (not awkward)74.244622.940
masculine (not feminine)74.267518.462
tall (not short)74.040315.1104
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)74.022725.849
curious (not apathetic)73.747823.658
demanding (not unchallenging)73.681624.659
queen (not princess)73.552729.342
zany (not regular)73.438920.249
sporty (not bookish)73.132022.644
indie (not pop)72.940320.542
fixable (not unfixable)72.821922.846
opinionated (not neutral)72.8103025.058
dominant (not submissive)72.772925.138
hard-work (not natural-talent)72.637625.452
goth (not flower child)72.621723.845
equitable (not hypocritical)72.429422.554
neat (not messy)72.162724.151
punk rock (not preppy)71.936221.346
efficient (not overprepared)71.834328.667
spontaneous (not scheduled)71.741928.968
involved (not remote)71.759726.847
contrarian (not yes-man)71.641926.559
skeptical (not spiritual)71.570127.140
chill (not offended)71.518423.653
respectful (not rude)71.458725.663
proactive (not reactive)71.26630.150
wise (not foolish)71.046523.465
optimistic (not pessimistic)71.037124.050
oppressed (not privileged)71.021020.150
poor (not rich)70.929824.248
sweet (not bitter)70.942225.363
machiavellian (not transparent)70.836125.459
flamboyant (not modest)70.743228.160
fresh (not stinky)70.778824.242
competitive (not cooperative)70.770326.351
smooth (not rough)70.728925.861
thin (not thick)70.644921.246
kinky (not vanilla)70.540220.548
nurturing (not poisonous)70.564219.948
attentive (not interrupting)70.538124.562
😀 (not 😭)70.331422.658
introspective (not not introspective)70.251527.351
summer (not winter)70.147425.835
outsider (not insider)70.130724.745
chaotic (not orderly)70.048829.162
ambitious (not realistic)69.953329.959
exuberant (not subdued)69.851624.162
clean (not perverted)69.876327.145
playful (not serious)69.536920.959
weird (not normal)69.557421.358
🐮 (not 🐷)69.517225.543
musical (not off-key)69.525528.346
atheist (not theist)69.452326.654
grateful (not entitled)69.341822.841
paranoid (not naive)69.346816.753
folksy (not presidential)69.236323.656
chortling (not giggling)69.151425.336
reassuring (not fearmongering)69.154223.750
civilized (not barbaric)68.984424.767
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)68.923525.757
epic (not deep)68.725726.356
varied (not repetitive)68.610923.248
moist (not dry)68.523825.247
edgy (not politically correct)68.358323.550
complicated (not simple)68.079025.062
relaxed (not tense)67.815224.459
armoured (not vulnerable)67.771023.049
accepting (not judgemental)67.743727.552
jock (not nerd)67.544022.357
never cries (not often crying)67.365425.653
🦇 (not 🐿)67.139127.647
emotional (not unemotional)67.192524.251
self-improving (not self-destructive)66.936526.441
still (not twitchy)66.927231.163
expressive (not monotone)66.973427.269
monochrome (not multicolored)66.843234.151
metaphorical (not literal)66.617326.952
suspicious (not trusting)66.464525.658
altruistic (not selfish)66.268225.161
empath (not psychopath)65.984721.256
works hard (not plays hard)65.890225.352
leisurely (not hurried)65.629124.549
🥾 (not 👟)65.548929.340
reliable (not experimental)65.561029.253
historical (not modern)65.348430.248
circular (not linear)65.127226.242
👽 (not 🤡)64.949527.542
melee (not ranged)64.919134.249
complimentary (not insulting)64.866126.143
lover (not fighter)64.853520.158
doer (not thinker)64.877329.351
opinionated (not jealous)64.7106525.357
wooden (not plastic)64.587526.625
freak (not normie)64.065422.255
literary (not mathematical)63.771627.254
low-tech (not high-tech)63.757830.347
stubborn (not accommodating)63.7112528.950
cultured (not rustic)63.579327.655
purple (not orange)63.344730.440
intimate (not formal)63.357225.547
high standards (not desperate)63.379425.141
concise (not long-winded)63.348228.860
frugal (not lavish)62.966726.357
thick-skinned (not sensitive)62.964228.349
warm (not cold)62.676625.247
rugged (not refined)62.458528.452
joyful (not miserable)62.346224.557
sunny (not gloomy)62.258928.455
studious (not goof-off)62.1109026.247
pure (not debased)62.073126.546
precise (not vague)62.097532.451
🤫 (not 🤔)61.826430.448
fortunate (not unlucky)61.748127.056
feisty (not gracious)61.4105928.054
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)61.394629.173
obsessed (not aloof)61.292027.150
chosen one (not everyman)61.172432.162
quiet (not loud)61.065828.158
unpatriotic (not patriotic)61.021631.448
oxymoron (not tautology)61.049327.138
specialist (not generalist)60.979333.648
wholesome (not salacious)60.987526.567
artistic (not scientific)60.867326.467
glad (not mad)60.753925.655
gamer (not non-gamer)60.644231.346
🥳 (not 🥴)60.542928.338
🐒 (not 🐩)60.456628.739
haunted (not blissful)60.4107427.062
sarcastic (not genuine)60.365125.147
penny-pincher (not overspender)60.376724.647
🧠 (not 💪)60.3116219.757
chic (not cheesy)60.360428.762
cryptic (not straightforward)60.225730.964
💀 (not 🎃)60.072631.055
🏀 (not 🎨)59.956926.461
blacksmith (not tailor)59.850431.650
reasonable (not deranged)59.789830.162
scandalous (not proper)59.576726.161
private (not gregarious)59.4100728.149
down2earth (not head@clouds)59.381730.545
stoic (not expressive)59.256730.856
intellectual (not physical)59.0107722.860
extrovert (not introvert)59.087831.357
philosophical (not real)59.030625.448
😜 (not 🤐)59.070132.767
🎩 (not 🧢)59.083131.150
astonishing (not methodical)58.650934.147
bright (not depressed)58.571823.457
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)58.5121731.554
child free (not pronatalist)58.4105832.936
night owl (not morning lark)58.297930.652
pensive (not serene)58.2135027.963
domestic (not industrial)58.161329.342
avant-garde (not classical)58.155633.259
🐐 (not 🦒)58.1101528.532
angelic (not demonic)58.096124.752
socialist (not libertarian)57.925836.939
Coke (not Pepsi)57.854237.939
touchy-feely (not distant)57.764724.156
neurotypical (not autistic)57.6135627.242
lenient (not strict)57.370028.458
flourishing (not traumatized)57.339329.270
ADHD (not OCD)57.357130.756
vengeful (not forgiving)57.280930.553
biased (not impartial)57.1129530.057
fantastical (not realistic)57.165631.349
vegan (not cannibal)57.086824.443
fire (not water)57.0104234.244
imaginative (not practical)56.955627.050
logical (not emotional)56.870625.155
provincial (not cosmopolitan)56.865431.437
happy (not sad)56.854723.047
hoarder (not unprepared)56.8101825.850
valedictorian (not drop out)56.7116635.952
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)56.581331.143
manicured (not scruffy)56.4116328.954
vintage (not trendy)56.4127331.656
dog person (not cat person)56.480031.557
cheery (not sorrowful)56.362326.754
sensible (not ludicrous)56.3103331.060
one-faced (not two-faced)56.2118531.549
empirical (not theoretical)56.086528.840
🦄 (not 🐴)56.065034.938
arrogant (not humble)55.897026.262
sober (not indulgent)55.874429.455
Italian (not Swedish)55.883129.546
air (not earth)55.740330.749
impulsive (not cautious)55.488629.759
abstract (not concrete)55.464329.934
pretentious (not unassuming)55.398726.549
deliberate (not spontaneous)55.2113331.149
honorable (not cunning)55.1105930.966
luddite (not technophile)55.082529.048
metrosexual (not macho)54.6111030.941
compersive (not jealous)54.485226.644
crazy (not sane)54.489524.854
stable (not moody)54.251028.749
whippersnapper (not sage)54.285928.351
on-time (not tardy)54.2124028.539
realist (not idealist)53.893630.358
consistent (not variable)53.7113832.151
extravagant (not thrifty)53.783834.051
lustful (not chaste)53.6103229.164
reasoned (not instinctual)53.672133.056
straight (not queer)53.6147132.358
Roman (not Greek)53.685530.031
analysis (not common sense)53.6104431.564
dramatic (not comedic)53.5131328.761
prestigious (not disreputable)53.4121032.551
😇 (not 😈)53.398825.560
transient (not permanent)52.968731.457
mature (not juvenile)52.8105925.550
gendered (not androgynous)52.6175933.246
white knight (not bad boy)52.6113328.159
rational (not whimsical)52.5115429.557
political (not nonpolitical)52.4110929.652
loose (not tight)52.460029.954
focused on the future (not focused on the present)52.281433.250
highbrow (not lowbrow)52.1127027.637
objective (not subjective)52.085527.864
factual (not exaggerating)52.095833.156
existentialist (not nihilist)51.9133231.546
devout (not heathen)51.5107632.354
direct (not roundabout)51.5143832.042
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')51.491527.853
🐀 (not 🐘)51.494031.245
profound (not ironic)51.293029.051
hard (not soft)51.1108427.352
quarrelsome (not warm)51.0105627.247
demure (not vain)51.095127.252
reserved (not chatty)50.998833.655
😊 (not 🤣)50.9125632.141
washed (not muddy)50.9126726.346
soft (not hard)50.789623.947
monastic (not hedonist)50.782924.244
reclusive (not social)50.688930.351
lighthearted (not intense)50.661726.554
decorative (not utilitarian)50.568134.261

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Inigo Montoya (0.834)
  2. Robin Hood (0.828)
  3. Sirius Black (0.825)
  4. Mulan (0.787)
  5. Connor MacManus (0.779)
  6. Indiana Jones (0.774)
  7. Nairobi (0.773)
  8. Omar Little (0.771)
  9. Ekko (0.767)
  10. Jamie Fraser (0.757)
  1. Linda Montag (-0.587)
  2. Cornelius Fudge (-0.578)
  3. Sam Healy (-0.575)
  4. Mr. William Collins (-0.557)
  5. Petunia Dursley (-0.536)
  6. James Taggart (-0.518)
  7. Kermit (-0.496)
  8. Mike McLintock (-0.495)
  9. Stuart Bloom (-0.492)
  10. Peter (-0.481)

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

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users
ENFJ68.5%3842
ENFP68.4%10817
ENTJ67.9%2286
ENTP67.7%5934
ESTP67.0%765
ESFP66.2%1202
ESTJ64.0%547
ESFJ63.8%592
INFJ62.2%12519
INFP61.2%23344
INTJ61.0%8827
INTP59.9%11992
ISFP58.9%1998
ISTP58.5%1950
ISFJ56.2%1602
ISTJ55.9%1475

Notes

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