NEF Int U1C Personality Adjectives with definitions

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spoilt

Children who behave badly because they are given everything they want.

affectionate

People who show that they love or like people very much.

bossy

People who like giving orders to other people.

competitive

People who always want to win.

jealous

People who think that someone loves another person more than them, or wants what other people have.

moody

People who are happy one minute and sad the next, and are often bad-tempered.

reliable

People who you can trust or depend on.

selfish

People who think about themselves and not about other people.

sensible

People who have common sense and are practical.

sensitive

People who understand other people's feelings or are easily hurt or offended.

mean

People who don't want to spend money or give things to other people. The opposite of 'generous'

generous

People who enjoy giving things to other people. The opposite of 'mean'

talkative

People who talk all the time.

self-confident

People who feel happy with their skills: they think "I can do this"

honest

People who don't tell lies

patient

People who are happy to wait for something

responsible

Reliable; worthy of trust; to answer for one's actions

tidy

People who put things back in the place they should be.

impatient

People who hate waiting. The opposite of 'patient'

dishonest

People who lie and you cannot trust. The opposite of 'honest'

unreliable

People who you cannot rely on / trust. The opposite of 'reliable'

irresponsible

People who you cannot trust to do something - you know they will be silly or do something wrong because they are not thinking. The opposite of 'responsible'

untidy

People who do not put things back where they should be. The opposite of 'tidy'

unselfish

People who think of other people before themselves. The opposite of 'selfish'

unkind

People who are not nice or friendly. The opposite of 'kind'

aggressive

People who get angry quickly and like fighting and arguing.

charming

People who have a nice personality that makes people like them.

sociable

People who are friendly and enjoy being with other people.

manipulative

People who are good at influencing other poeple to do what they want.

independent

People who like doing things on their own, without help.

ambitious

People who want to be successful in life.

insecure

People who do not trust their abilities / skills. The opposite of 'self-confident'

imaginative

People who are creative and good at thinking of new ideas.

unimaginative

People who are not creative and find it difficult to think of new ideas. The opposite of 'imaginative'

organized

People who keep things (like their schedule) well-arranged and who are efficient.

disorganized

People who find it difficult to arrange things (like their schedule). The opposite of 'organized'

insensitive

People who don't understand or hurt other people's feelings. The opposite of 'sensitive'.

unsociable

People who don't like spending time with other people. The opposite of 'sociable'

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