Adjectives to Describe People Personalities and Character


More than 500 adjectives that describe people, personality and character will breathe life into your characters when writing and create clear visuals when speaking.

Adjectives to Describe People Personalities and Character

A


Able
Abnormal
Above Average
Absent-Minded
Achiever
Active
Adaptable
Adventurous
Affectionate
Agile
Agreeable
Alert
Amazing
Ambitious
Amiable
Amusing
Analytical
Angelic
Apathetic
Apprehensive
Ardent
Arrogant
Artificial
Artistic
Assertive
Attentive
Average
Awesome
Awful

B


Balanced
Beautiful
BelowAverage
Beneficent
Blue
Blunt
Boisterous
Brave
Bright
Brilliant
Broad-Minded
Buff

C


Callous
Candid
Cantankerous
Capable
Careful
Careless
Caustic
Cautious
Challenge-Oriented
Charming
Cheerful
Chic
Childish
Childlike
Churlish
Circumspect
Civil
Clean
Clever
Clumsy
Coherent
Cold
Competent
Composed
Conceited
Condescending
Confident
Confused
Conscientious
Considerate
Constructive
Content
Cool
Cool-Headed
Cooperative
Cordial
Courageous
Courageous
Cowardly
Crabby
Crafty
Cranky
Crass
Creative
Critical
Cruel
Curious
Cynical

D


Dainty
Decisive
Dedicated
Deep
Deferential
Deft
Delicate
Delightful
Demanding
Demonic
Demure
Dependable
Dependent
Depressed
Determined
Devoted
Dexterous
Diligent
Diplomatic
Direct
Dirty
Disagreeable
Discerning
Disciplined
Discreet
Disruptive
Distant
Distraught
Distrustful
Dowdy
Dramatic
Dreary
Drowsy
Drugged
Drunk
Dull
Dutiful
Dynamic

E


Eager
Earnest
Easy-Going
Eccentric
Economical
Effective
Efficient
Egotistical
Elfin
Emotional
Endurance
Energetic
Enterprising
Enthusiastic
Evasive
Even-Tempered
Exacting
Excellent
Excitable
Experienced
Exuberant


F


Fabulous
Far-Sighted
FastLearner
Fastidious
Ferocious
Fervent
Fiery
Firm
Firmly
Flabby
Flaky
Flashy
Flexible
Forgiving
Frank
Friendly
Funny
Fussy

G


Generous
Gentle
Gloomy
Glutinous
Good
Good-Natured
Grave
Great
Groggy
Grouchy
Guarded

H


Hateful
Healthy
Hearty
Helpful
Hesitant
Honest
Hopeful
Hot-Headed
Humble
Humorous
Hypercritical
Hysterical

I


Idiotic
Idle
Illogical
Imaginative
Immature
Immodest
Impatient
Imperturbable
Impetuous
Impractical
Impressionable
Impressive
Impulsive
Inactive
Incisive
Incompetent
Inconsiderate
Inconsistent
Indefatigable
Independent
Indiscreet
Individualistic
Indolent
Industrious
Inexperienced
Insensitive
Insightful
Inspiring
Intelligent
Interesting
Intolerant
Inventive
Irascible
Irritable
Irritating

J


Jocular
Jovial
Joyous
Judgmental

K


Keen
Kind


L


Lame
Lazy
Lean
Leery
Lethargic
Level-Headed
Likable
Listless
Lithe
Lively
Local
Logical
Long-Winded
Lovable
Lovelorn
Lovely
Loyal

M


Maternal
Mature
Mean
Meddlesome
Mercurial
Methodical
Meticulous
Mild
Miserable
Modest
Moronic
Morose
Motivated
Musical

N


Naive
Nasty
Natural
Naughty
Negative
Nervous
Noisy
Normal
Nosy
Numb

O


Obliging
Obnoxious
Old-Fashioned
One-Sided
Open-Minded
Optimistic
Orderly
Organized
Original
Ostentatious
Outgoing
Outspoken

P


Passionate
Passive
Paternal
Paternalistic
Patient
Peaceful
Peevish
Pensive
Perceptive
Persevering
Persnickety
Personable
Petulant
Picky
Plain
Plain-Speaking
Playful
Pleasant
Plucky
Poised
Polite
Popular
Positive
Powerful
Practical
Precise
Prejudiced
Pressure
Pretty
ProblemSolver
Productive
Proficient
Progressive
Proud
Provocative
Prudent
Punctual
Purposeful


Q


Quarrelsome
Querulous
Quick
Quick-Tempered
Quick-Witted
Quiet

R


Realistic
Reassuring
Reclusive
Reliable
Reluctant
Resentful
Reserved
Resigned
Resourceful
Respected
Respectful
Responsible
Restless
Revered
Ridiculous
Risk-Taker

S


Sad
Sassy
Saucy
Sedate
Self-Assured
Self-Confident
Selfish
Selfless
Self-Reliant
Self-Starter
Sensible
Sensitive
Sentimental
Serene
Serious
Serious
Sharp
Short-Tempered
Shrewd
Shy
Silly
Sincere
Skilled
Sleepy
Slight
Sloppy
Slothful
Slovenly
Slow
Smart
Snazzy
Sneering
Snobby
Sober
Sociable
Somber
Sophisticated
Soulful
Soulless
Sour
Spirited
Spiteful
Spontaneous
Stable
Staid
Steady
Stern
Stoic
Striking
Strong
Strong-Willed
Stupid
Sturdy
Subtle
Successful
Sulky
Sullen
Supercilious
Superficial
Surly
Suspicious
Sweet
Systematic

T


Tactful
Tactless
Talented
TeamMember
Tenacious
Testy
Thinking
Thorough
Thoughtful
Thoughtless
Timid
Tired
Tolerant
Touchy
Tranquil
Trusting
Trustworthy

U


Ugly
Unaffected
Unbalanced
Uncertain
Unconventional
Uncooperative
Undependable
Understanding
Unemotional
Unfriendly
Unguarded
Unhelpful
Unimaginative
Unmotivated
Unpleasant
Unpopular
Unreliable
Unsophisticated
Unstable
Unsure
Unthinking
Unwilling


V


Venal
Verbal
Versatile
Vigilant
Visionary
Volcanic
Vulnerable

W


Warm
Warmhearted
Wary
Watchful
Weak
Well-Behaved
Well-Developed
Well-Intentioned
Well-Respected
Well-Rounded
Willing
Wise
Witty
Wonderful

Z


Zany
Zealous

 

 

 

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