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Positive Personality Adjectives

List of 100 common personality adjectives that describe people positively

Most people would consider the character traits described by the personality adjectives below to be "good" or positive. This is generally true, but remember that words are often used subjectively. For example, "determined" is shown here as a positive personality adjective, while "stubborn" is listed on the negative personality adjectives page, yet the meaning of both can be very similar. The choice of word sometimes says as much about the author as about the person being described.

adaptable
adventurous
affable
affectionate
agreeable
ambitious
amiable
amicable
amusing

brave
bright
broad-minded

calm
careful
charming
communicative
compassionate
conscientious
considerate
convivial
courageous
courteous
creative

decisive
determined
diligent
diplomatic
discreet
dynamic

easygoing
emotional
energetic
enthusiastic
exuberant

fair-minded
faithful
fearless
forceful
frank
friendly
funny

generous
gentle
good
gregarious

hard-working
helpful
honest
humorous

imaginative
impartial
independent
intellectual
intelligent
intuitive

inventive
kind

loving
loyal

modest

neat
nice

optimistic

passionate
patient
persistent
pioneering
philosophical
placid
plucky
polite
powerful
practical
pro-active

quick-witted
quiet

rational
reliable
reserved
resourceful
romantic

self-confident
self-disciplined
sensible
sensitive
shy
sincere
sociable
straightforward
sympathetic

thoughtful
tidy
tough

unassuming
understanding

versatile

warmhearted
willing
witty