20 terms

Character & Personality Words

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altruistic
concerned for the welfare of others; unselfish
biased
prejudiced; unduly or unfairly influenced
captious
quick to find fault; carping
contrite
sorrowful for a misdeed that one has committed; deeply repentant
diffident
lacking confidence; timid; shy
gregarious
seeking or enjoying the company of others; sociable
gullible
easily deceived or tricked; credulous
impassive
feeling or revealing no emotion; calm; unmoved
impetuous
acting suddenly without forethought; rash; impulsive
indolent
inclined to avoid work; lazy; idle
intrepid
not afraid; bold; dauntless
irrational
not capable of reasoning; illogical; absurd; senseless
obsequious
much too attentive; excessively submissive
obstreperous
excessively noisy; boisterous; unruly
opinionated
holding obstinately to one's own opinion
parsimonious
extremely frugal; miserly; stingy
sanguine
confidently optimistic; hopeful
skeptical
disbelieving; doubting; not easily convinced
supercilious
showing haughty contempt; disdainful; full of pride and scorn
vindictive
inclined to seek vengeance; unforgiving; spiteful