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Matt Donovan Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Matt Donovan is a character from The Vampire Diaries.

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
side character (not main character)90.82614.961
sheriff (not outlaw)90.13315.097
basic (not hipster)89.21115.378
human (not animalistic)87.77922.896
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)87.56920.4110
mundane (not extraordinary)86.5618.1136
princess (not queen)86.3719.9100
patriotic (not unpatriotic)85.49017.294
beta (not alpha)85.35321.4112
mild (not spicy)85.12120.3119
🏀 (not 🎨)85.010223.0207
unambiguous (not mysterious)84.22118.887
white knight (not bad boy)83.813420.5121
obedient (not rebellious)83.74822.3104
gendered (not androgynous)83.437524.364
conventional (not creative)83.36022.1137
cheesy (not chic)83.26920.8114
regular (not zany)83.01323.775
🤡 (not 👽)82.91922.884
everyman (not chosen one)82.73024.698
🐿 (not 🦇)82.311222.986
tame (not wild)82.25120.9148
tiresome (not interesting)82.01020.084
🐴 (not 🦄)81.810928.1113
average (not deviant)81.61328.2110
predictable (not quirky)81.61925.696
straight (not queer)81.139327.976
vanilla (not kinky)81.18428.577
well behaved (not mischievous)80.811422.992
🤠 (not 🤑)80.814924.978
apprentice (not master)80.77722.3104
noob (not pro)80.72121.589
sporty (not bookish)80.517825.2134
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)80.59423.287
monochrome (not multicolored)80.29524.483
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)80.28123.7129
preppy (not punk rock)80.126022.3122
dramatic (not comedic)79.932923.2170
emotional (not unemotional)79.939824.5120
lost (not enlightened)79.710020.0132
traditional (not unorthodox)79.611127.191
🤐 (not 😜)79.514422.480
flower child (not goth)79.531021.094
repetitive (not varied)79.35624.1128
cringeworthy (not inspiring)79.312928.088
irrelevant (not important)79.1626.992
penny-pincher (not overspender)79.06622.776
serious (not playful)78.939622.6105
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)78.77523.9235
tense (not relaxed)78.652323.172
🥴 (not 🥳)78.510225.2127
water (not fire)78.011424.9218
jock (not nerd)77.921931.499
practical (not imaginative)77.930525.8109
dunce (not genius)77.76720.7148
hard-work (not natural-talent)77.418923.3243
monotone (not expressive)77.38428.5129
off-key (not musical)77.210821.8102
civilized (not barbaric)77.052924.086
foolish (not wise)76.915922.4174
deliberate (not spontaneous)76.942825.877
traumatized (not flourishing)76.834021.3124
uncreative (not open to new experinces)76.77627.5123
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)76.614126.9141
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)76.610225.188
dry (not moist)76.611427.9101
normie (not freak)76.610931.1255
😇 (not 😈)76.528327.5112
realistic (not fantastical)76.128726.5188
slow (not fast)76.04622.886
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)76.029626.0106
submissive (not dominant)75.617327.197
masculine (not feminine)75.563226.8115
guarded (not open)75.465823.392
moderate (not extreme)75.38430.3105
slovenly (not stylish)75.013525.473
concrete (not abstract)75.023727.8120
transparent (not machiavellian)75.013028.2108
humorless (not funny)74.815925.3127
genuine (not sarcastic)74.729525.7156
skeptical (not spiritual)74.655826.8116
weakass (not badass)74.511027.3184
sad (not happy)74.233623.696
physical (not intellectual)74.021727.275
conservative (not liberal)73.717028.2128
sorrowful (not cheery)73.639324.179
subdued (not exuberant)73.69922.3110
proper (not scandalous)73.434526.191
miserable (not joyful)73.438727.398
earth (not air)73.330130.0212
slow-talking (not fast-talking)73.210821.1135
scheduled (not spontaneous)73.151829.0130
offended (not chill)73.038627.3120
🐀 (not 🐘)72.917931.180
orange (not purple)72.915027.692
😭 (not 😀)72.917826.7136
💪 (not 🧠)72.818227.9117
literal (not metaphorical)72.824127.6101
modest (not flamboyant)72.739428.5131
😬 (not 😏)72.715430.492
soft (not hard)72.631226.493
empath (not psychopath)72.560827.7216
thrifty (not extravagant)72.424026.6213
hesitant (not decisive)72.310125.288
🤔 (not 🤫)72.318227.982
ignorant (not knowledgeable)72.313028.2116
uninspiring (not charismatic)72.15731.2105
desperate (not high standards)72.119127.4309
real (not philosophical)72.037425.9119
love-focused (not money-focused)72.078526.392
geriatric (not vibrant)71.98024.7103
methodical (not astonishing)71.939627.5143
bored (not interested)71.95529.0199
lowbrow (not highbrow)71.810927.379
triggered (not trolling)71.834725.4132
unlucky (not fortunate)71.630530.3125
prudish (not flirtatious)71.622427.0107
dog person (not cat person)71.632133.6130
serious (not bold)71.522528.3143
close-minded (not open-minded)71.522829.088
quiet (not loud)71.436925.9111
often crying (not never cries)71.326227.8114
morning lark (not night owl)71.219929.3118
generalist (not specialist)71.22925.575
innocent (not worldly)71.116328.3130
orderly (not chaotic)71.051629.594
simple (not complicated)70.810631.795
📉 (not 📈)70.85532.474
soft (not hard)70.736727.090
devout (not heathen)70.730924.972
sensitive (not thick-skinned)70.630225.974
emotional (not logical)70.546430.6130
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)70.538128.482
Swedish (not Italian)70.521830.2109
frugal (not lavish)70.437330.588
depressed (not bright)70.426823.797
clean (not perverted)70.473831.6189
🥶 (not 🥵)70.218530.8214
straightforward (not cryptic)70.155531.096
rural (not urban)70.119830.387
💔 (not 💝)70.130233.385
🧢 (not 🎩)70.144135.286
judgemental (not accepting)69.848731.680
dorky (not cool)69.834326.481
politically correct (not edgy)69.628530.196
🧐 (not 😎)69.633028.9123
diligent (not lazy)69.5136226.890
low IQ (not high IQ)69.410625.2124
sheltered (not street-smart)69.327830.497
pop (not indie)69.316630.1100
tight (not loose)69.269030.2124
🙃 (not 🥰)69.132730.7108
vulnerable (not armoured)68.825228.179
🏌 (not 🤺)68.88833.2110
kind (not cruel)68.799028.990
low-tech (not high-tech)68.743726.297
anxious (not calm)68.557430.093
theist (not atheist)68.522327.2100
workaholic (not slacker)68.5112128.0120
centrist (not radical)68.313930.998
helpless (not resourceful)68.28532.2116
formal (not intimate)68.244528.4130
domestic (not industrial)68.027829.374
🤖 (not 👻)68.030134.0108
realistic (not ambitious)68.020630.9218
scientific (not artistic)67.958126.0114
poor (not rich)67.937326.587
works hard (not plays hard)67.783430.299
insecure (not confident)67.721727.887
builder (not explorer)67.634328.090
corporate (not freelance)67.337832.7134
factual (not poetic)67.254229.1127
heroic (not villainous)67.1105731.092
Pepsi (not Coke)67.09535.4248
unprepared (not hoarder)66.917729.079
awkward (not charming)66.730130.5116
moody (not stable)66.679932.794
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)66.630636.992
pacifist (not ferocious)66.534327.290
self-disciplined (not disorganized)66.5104131.896
dramatic (not no-nonsense)66.556333.794
deep (not epic)66.524225.0143
first-mate (not captain)66.459933.290
persistent (not quitter)66.1165231.890
meek (not bossy)66.126830.885
family-first (not work-first)66.060334.5119
trusting (not charming)65.927327.588
unpolished (not eloquent)65.735928.188
💩 (not 🌟)65.722633.793
respectful (not rude)65.576932.181
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)65.549930.473
puny (not mighty)65.420133.0128
haunted (not blissful)65.488029.8229
young (not old)65.293331.3105
jealous (not compersive)65.250130.175
political (not nonpolitical)65.160333.799
sane (not crazy)65.151033.4113
gullible (not cynical)65.032631.892
stuttering (not rhythmic)64.920227.9120
sensible (not ludicrous)64.873430.484
devoted (not unfaithful)64.8138333.7113
privileged (not oppressed)64.791733.9134
doer (not thinker)64.678631.7253
shy (not playful)64.420927.098
rational (not whimsical)64.472331.8133
bashful (not exhibitionist)64.321929.8160
innocent (not jaded)64.329530.5123
soulful (not soulless)64.1119831.294
sober (not indulgent)64.045630.3121
confidential (not gossiping)64.0101932.6135
communal (not individualist)64.026332.5121
linear (not circular)64.033129.7113
loyal (not traitorous)63.9132835.986
🧕 (not 💃)63.923927.9107
rigid (not flexible)63.863828.597
whippersnapper (not sage)63.742829.1105
trash (not treasure)63.621533.8136
biased (not impartial)63.293032.476
classical (not avant-garde)63.266831.094
mad (not glad)63.272227.188
oblivious (not alert)63.233831.978
summer (not winter)63.265035.791
shallow (not deep)63.132829.7127
low self esteem (not narcissistic)63.136631.0157
pessimistic (not optimistic)62.957532.383
punchable (not loveable)62.941532.3120
on-time (not tardy)62.8101332.0231
careful (not brave)62.631730.697
chaste (not lustful)62.643827.173
vegan (not cannibal)62.568632.0121
rustic (not cultured)62.537333.875
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)62.439133.4102
provincial (not cosmopolitan)62.343731.197
outsider (not insider)62.360334.091
strict (not lenient)62.274632.2111
literary (not mathematical)62.278530.776
poorly-written (not believable)62.21832.1111
honorable (not cunning)62.183531.5139
subjective (not objective)62.138729.973
😊 (not 🤣)62.188633.5132
lover (not fighter)62.161629.8228
enslaved (not emancipated)62.020429.790
vague (not precise)62.025229.675
disarming (not creepy)62.0112432.499
blacksmith (not tailor)61.945733.0103
awkward (not suspicious)61.838530.772
not introspective (not introspective)61.825530.196
🥾 (not 👟)61.859937.085
open-book (not secretive)61.838431.8139
hypocritical (not equitable)61.752532.9143
claustrophobic (not spelunker)61.528330.6110
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)61.466832.094
vintage (not trendy)61.3111029.8142
reserved (not chatty)61.270528.691
cautious (not impulsive)61.168633.7105
mainstream (not arcane)61.138234.477
private (not gregarious)61.094029.4109
reliable (not experimental)60.877335.3127
consistent (not variable)60.783934.4135
introvert (not extrovert)60.653629.9115
reactive (not proactive)60.658629.585
repulsive (not attractive)60.528932.0135
incompetent (not competent)60.522734.075
stoic (not expressive)60.452432.476
resistant (not resigned)60.4125929.898
angelic (not demonic)60.388132.376
clumsy (not coordinated)60.344131.180
remote (not involved)60.016732.084
passive (not assertive)59.930531.0111
sheeple (not conspiracist)59.921231.482
giving (not receiving)59.798934.6110
English (not German)59.6152234.897
chivalrous (not businesslike)59.467832.3236
luddite (not technophile)59.263326.665
cooperative (not competitive)59.152730.276
unobservant (not perceptive)59.120835.5137
asexual (not sexual)59.142131.8219
stubborn (not accommodating)59.1128136.4243
pensive (not serene)59.0131230.6159
western (not eastern)58.9109235.573
ironic (not profound)58.964530.8194
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')58.822232.175
hurried (not leisurely)58.883930.887
healthy (not sickly)58.7125031.993
chortling (not giggling)58.699730.1104
existentialist (not nihilist)58.498131.072
scholarly (not crafty)58.356130.2110
opinionated (not neutral)58.3160135.4272
normal (not weird)58.253537.094
neurotypical (not autistic)58.2133333.061
realist (not idealist)58.276534.0129
jealous (not opinionated)58.221934.5114
angry (not good-humored)58.165530.589
unchallenging (not demanding)58.127735.0246
rugged (not refined)58.068831.7117
stinky (not fresh)58.042531.793
picky (not always down)57.987332.6117
nurturing (not poisonous)57.7105032.485
macho (not metrosexual)57.750931.3112
💀 (not 🎃)57.780838.0178
not genocidal (not genocidal)57.7129634.6106
random (not pointed)57.535633.2163
scrub (not legit)57.427534.089
active (not slothful)57.3157134.497
🐐 (not 🦒)57.3107034.184
warm (not cold)57.292135.3103
🧗 (not 🛌)57.2112036.4108
sleepy (not frenzied)57.112131.7107
rock (not rap)56.9161532.6116
Russian (not French)56.848431.189
gloomy (not sunny)56.893631.0105
OCD (not ADHD)56.8106132.9145
shy (not bold)56.721627.3111
go-getter (not slugabed)56.6162129.674
monastic (not hedonist)56.652027.373
curious (not apathetic)56.5131434.086
non-gamer (not gamer)56.5106735.4165
lewd (not tasteful)56.248832.4107
antagonist (not protagonist)56.238933.0102
neat (not messy)56.0110030.2114
wholesome (not salacious)56.0100333.774
🐷 (not 🐮)56.044736.087
🐒 (not 🐩)55.972239.374
gracious (not feisty)55.843031.3134
modern (not historical)55.896333.484
codependent (not independent)55.855336.396
indiscreet (not tactful)55.846931.178
self-destructive (not self-improving)55.887933.2125
scruffy (not manicured)55.763732.994
overprepared (not efficient)55.726129.2130
statist (not anarchist)55.686435.077
wooden (not plastic)55.5132435.7195
tall (not short)55.4102830.5180
romantic (not dispassionate)55.4129732.9159
self-conscious (not self-assured)55.343831.4125
folksy (not presidential)55.376534.4132
instinctual (not reasoned)55.298632.389
demure (not vain)55.280134.3100
interrupting (not attentive)55.178035.9177
underachiever (not overachiever)55.131032.8190
bad-cook (not good-cook)55.083033.0166
hypochondriac (not stoic)55.057036.284
motivated (not unmotivated)55.0176535.985
mature (not juvenile)54.8101532.6137
valedictorian (not drop out)54.8121135.0102
entitled (not grateful)54.885834.5226
oxymoron (not tautology)54.898430.569
pack rat (not minimalist)54.766332.980
generous (not stingy)54.6115834.0212
pure (not debased)54.597432.6114
thick (not thin)54.562528.4115
utilitarian (not decorative)54.5118634.8106
long-winded (not concise)54.572631.688
child free (not pronatalist)54.4123432.688
one-faced (not two-faced)54.4122938.2241
prestigious (not disreputable)54.3118230.785
lighthearted (not intense)54.351731.8131
direct (not roundabout)54.2133232.280
exaggerating (not factual)54.289434.7190
naive (not paranoid)54.254736.2119
bitter (not sweet)54.187532.781
suspicious (not trusting)54.0100732.599
ugly (not beautiful)54.031533.7131
unfixable (not fixable)54.060734.9122
authoritarian (not democratic)53.975233.785
permanent (not transient)53.8101336.484
reasonable (not deranged)53.7108735.784
studious (not goof-off)53.6128332.0134
rough (not smooth)53.587031.976
melee (not ranged)53.558029.473
humble (not arrogant)53.480933.781
backdoor (not official)53.3100537.684
distant (not touchy-feely)53.3104130.7128
altruistic (not selfish)52.9110034.1141
wavering (not resolute)52.941030.963
gatherer (not hunter)52.783435.4125
racist (not egalitarian)52.629330.7114
prideful (not envious)52.6160732.9254
libertarian (not socialist)52.5109533.2103
unassuming (not pretentious)52.476533.2109
feminist (not sexist)52.2135229.592
washed (not muddy)52.2122735.9124
empirical (not theoretical)52.0113830.890
frank (not sugarcoated)52.0155035.094
cocky (not timid)51.9145533.4101
driven (not unambitious)51.8180834.7100
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)51.6139733.5100
reassuring (not fearmongering)51.6117834.9121
twitchy (not still)51.4120832.3233
sturdy (not flimsy)51.3139333.8119
vengeful (not forgiving)51.297033.099
down2earth (not head@clouds)51.2105536.697
complimentary (not insulting)51.0110033.986
common sense (not analysis)51.079431.7122
warm (not quarrelsome)50.991932.3123
focused on the future (not focused on the present)50.292033.9109
Roman (not Greek)50.7107733.0105
contrarian (not yes-man)50.7129934.1108
obsessed (not aloof)50.4151232.0100
impatient (not patient)50.6125232.382
reclusive (not social)50.589130.6114

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Dan Espinoza (0.867)
  2. Niko Polastri (0.808)
  3. Luther Hargreeves (0.733)
  4. Dean Forester (0.693)
  5. Charlie Swan (0.666)
  6. Principal Skinner (0.662)
  7. D.I. Greg Lestrade (0.654)
  8. Harvey Kinkle (0.643)
  9. Jim Burns (0.641)
  10. Shuichi Aizawa (0.631)
  1. Mia Wallace (-0.652)
  2. Ryuk (-0.634)
  3. Villanelle (-0.625)
  4. Willy Wonka (-0.624)
  5. Samantha Jones (-0.621)
  6. Donna Meagle (-0.62)
  7. Lily (-0.613)
  8. Lucifer Morningstar (-0.609)
  9. Tanya Chesham-Leigh (-0.609)
  10. Louise Belcher (-0.606)

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

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


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