When designing characters, I’m always at a lose with words to describe my characters. So I’ve compiled a list of descriptive character adjectives that could better help describe the personality and character traits.

Enjoy!

(In alphabetical order)

  • Able
  • Abundant
  • Accepting
  • Accomodating
  • Active
  • Adequate
  • Adventurous
  • Affectionate
  • Aggressive
  • Amazing
  • Ambitious
  • Amicable
  • Amusing
  • Annoying
  • Antagonistic
  • Anxious
  • Apathetic
  • Aquatic
  • Arrogant
  • Articulate
  • Artistic
  • Athletic
  • Attentive
  • Authoritative
  • Awesome
  • Awkward
  • Barren
  • Belligerent
  • Benevolent
  • Blase
  • Boastful
  • Bold
  • Boorish
  • Bountiful
  • Bossy
  • Brave
  • Bright
  • Brilliant
  • Busy
  • Calm
  • Careful
  • Careless
  • Caring
  • Cautious
  • Celestial
  • Charming
  • Cheat
  • Cheerful
  • Civil
  • Clean
  • Clever
  • Clumsy
  • Cold
  • Compassionate
  • Competitive
  • Complex
  • Compulsive
  • Conceited
  • Confident
  • Conflicted
  • Congenial
  • Conscientious
  • Conservative
  • Considerate
  • Conspicuous
  • Content
  • Cooperative
  • Cordial
  • Courageous
  • Coureous
  • Covetous
  • Creative
  • Critical
  • Crucial
  • Crude
  • Curious
  • Cynical
  • Dainty
  • Daring
  • Dark
  • Decent
  • Defensive
  • Defiant
  • Dejected
  • Demanding
  • Demeaning
  • Dependable
  • Depressed
  • Destructive
  • Determined
  • Devious
  • Devout / Devoted
  • Distatorial
  • Diligent
  • Diplomatic
  • Disagreeable
  • Discreet
  • Disgruntled
  • Dishonest
  • Disposable
  • Disrespectful
  • Distracted
  • Disturbed
  • Docile
  • Dreamer
  • Dynamic
  • Eager
  • Earnest
  • Earthy
  • Efficient
  • Egotistical
  • Electrifying
  • Elitist
  • Embarrassed
  • Empathetic
  • Energetic
  • Enigmatic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Esteemed
  • Ethical
  • Euphoric
  • Excited
  • Exlusive
  • Expectant
  • Expert
  • Explosive
  • Exquisite
  • Extravagant
  • Extrovert
  • Exuberant
  • Fair
  • Faithful
  • Famous
  • Fancy
  • Ferocious
  • Fertile
  • Fervent
  • Fierve
  • Fighter
  • Flexible
  • Focused
  • Forgiving
  • Frail
  • Free
  • Friendly
  • Frustrated
  • Fun-loving
  • Funny
  • Generous
  • Gentle
  • Genuine
  • Gifted
  • Gigantic
  • Giving
  • Gloomy
  • Gorgeous
  • Gracious
  • Grand
  • Grateful
  • Green
  • Grouchy
  • Guilty
  • Handsome
  • Happy
  • Hard-working
  • Helpful
  • Heroic
  • Honest
  • Honorable
  • Hopeful
  • Hostile
  • Humane
  • Humble
  • Humorous
  • Hysterical
  • Idealistic
  • Idolize
  • Ignorant
  • Ill Tempered
  • Imaginative
  • Impartial
  • Impatient
  • Impolite
  • Improper
  • Impudent
  • Impulsive
  • Indecent
  • Independent
  • Indifferent
  • Indigenous
  • Industrious
  • Ingenuous
  • Innocent
  • Inquisitive
  • Insightful
  • Inspirational
  • Instructive
  • Insulting
  • Intense
  • Intelligent
  • Intolerant
  • Introvert
  • Intuitive
  • Inventive
  • Investigative
  • Irresponsible
  • Jealous
  • Jollu
  • Jovial
  • Joyful
  • Jubilant
  • Judgmental
  • Just
  • Juvenile
  • Keen
  • Kind
  • Knowledgeable
  • Lazy
  • Leader
  • Liberal
  • Light
  • Light-hearted
  • Likeable
  • Listener
  • Lively
  • Lovable
  • Loving
  • Loyal
  • Magical
  • Magnificent
  • Malevolent
  • Malicious
  • Manipulative
  • Materialistic
  • Mature
  • Meddling
  • Melancholy
  • Meritorious
  • Merry
  • Messy
  • Meticulous
  • Mischievous
  • Miserable
  • Modest
  • Moral
  • Motivated
  • Mysterious
  • Naïve
  • Native
  • Natural
  • Neat
  • Needy
  • Nefarious
  • Negative
  • Neglected
  • Neglectful
  • Negligeny
  • Nervous
  • Nice
  • Noble
  • Noisy
  • Notorious
  • Obedient
  • Observant
  • Obnoxious
  • Open-minded
  • Opinionated
  • Oppressive
  • Orderly
  • Organized
  • Original
  • Outgoing
  • Outrageous
  • Outspoken
  • Parasitic
  • Partial
  • Passionate
  • Passive
  • Patient
  • Patriotic
  • Perceptive
  • Perfectionist
  • Personable
  • Pitiful
  • Plain
  • Pleasant
  • Pleasing
  • Polite
  • Poor
  • Popular
  • Powerful
  • Pretenious
  • Prideful
  • Pretty
  • Prim
  • Proper
  • Proud
  • Punctual
  • Purposeful
  • Quaint
  • Querrelsome
  • Questioning
  • Quick
  • Quiet
  • Quirky
  • Radical
  • Rational
  • Realistic
  • Reasonable
  • Rebellious
  • Reckless
  • Refined
  • Reflective
  • Relaxed
  • Reliable
  • Reliant
  • Religious
  • Reluctant
  • Remarkable
  • Remorseful
  • Repugnant
  • Reserved
  • Resilient
  • Resourceful
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Reverent
  • Rich
  • Rigid
  • Rude
  • Ruthless
  • Sad
  • Sarcastic
  • Scornful
  • Self-confident
  • Self-conscious
  • Selfish
  • Sensible
  • Sensitive
  • Sentimental
  • Serious
  • Sharing
  • Short
  • Shy
  • Silly
  • Simple
  • Simple-minded
  • Smart
  • Sober
  • Sour
  • Special
  • Stable
  • Stern
  • Strong
  • Stubborn
  • Studious
  • Stunning
  • Successful
  • Sullen
  • Superb
  • Superior
  • Surly
  • Suspicious
  • Sweet
  • Sympathetic
  • Tactful
  • Tall
  • Tantalizing
  • Tenacious
  • Tender
  • Tense
  • Testy
  • Thoughtful
  • Thoughtless
  • Thrilling
  • Timid
  • Tireless
  • Tolerant
  • Tough
  • Towering
  • Toxic
  • Treacherous
  • Tricky
  • Trusting
  • Trustworthy
  • Thruthful
  • Ugly
  • Uncivil
  • Uncouth
  • Understanding
  • Undeveloped
  • Unethical
  • Unfair
  • Unhappy
  • Unique
  • United
  • Unlucky
  • Unmannerly
  • Unrefined
  • Unsavory
  • Unselfish
  • Unworthy
  • Uplifting
  • Upright
  • Upstanding
  • Vain
  • Valiant
  • Veracious
  • Versatile
  • Vicious
  • Vigilant
  • Vigorous
  • Vile
  • Villanous
  • Virtuous
  • Visible
  • Vivacious
  • Vocal
  • Volatile
  • Volunteering
  • Vulnerable
  • Warm
  • Wary
  • Watchful
  • Welcoming
  • Wicked
  • Wild
  • Willing
  • Wise
  • Wishy-Washy
  • Witty
  • Woeful
  • Wonderful
  • Worrier
  • Worthwhile
  • Worthy
  • Yearning
  • Yielding
  • Youthful
  • Zany
  • Zealot
  • Zealous
  • Zero-tolerant