Brand Characteristics: List of 300 Personality Traits for your Brand

brand characteristics and traits

Brand characteristics or personality traits are the core values that describe your business. It includes a set of attributes that are unique and consistent in entire branding and marketing strategies. Choosing the right personality traits is the first step to create a good brand positioning.

Find your brand in the list below:

A-C Characteristics

Active: Tending to move around often, full of enegy

Adventurous: Willing to take risks, likes new adventures & experiences

Affable: Easy to talk to; friendly; pleasant

Affectionate: Showing affection; tender; loving

Afraid: Filled with fear, fearful

Ambitious: Eager to succeed; full of desire

Amiable: Friendly; good-natured

Angry: Feeling or showing anger

Animated: Lively; moving in a energetic, lifelike way

Annoying – Troublesome or irritating

Anxious: Uneasy, worried

Argumentative: Tends to argue or likes to argue

Arrogant: Having or showing lots of pride in oneself

Astonished: Filled with wonder or a feeling of amazement

Attentive: Alert and shows careful attention to others

Babyish – Like a child or baby

Bewildered: To be surprised or confused

Blasé: Uninterested or unexcited

Boorish: Crude, rude and offensive

Bore: To be an uninteresting person or thing

Bossy: Like to boss or order others around

Brave: Having or showing courage

Brilliant: Full of light, shining brightly, extremely intelligent

Busy: Always working or active

Calm: Peaceful, quiet and doesn’t get excited often

Candid: Direct and frank, straightforward – will openly say one opinion

Capable: Having ability or capability to do something well

Careful: Prudent & showing thought or attention

Caustic: Very sarcastic personality

Cautious: Watchful or careful of possible danger

Charismatic: Showing a special ability to lead people, win people’s devotion

Charming: Delightful, attractive, pleasing person

Cheerful: In good spirits; happy; bright

Childish: Immature, foolish or silly

Clever: Able to learn and think quickly

Clumsy: Awkward; not able to move gracefully, carefully

Coarse: Rude, often using vulgar or offensive language

Cold-Hearted: Lacking or not having sympathy for others

Compassionate: Showing sympathy and concern for others

Complacent: Satisfied with ones own success, not ready for trouble or danger

Conceited: Having or showing a high opinion about oneself (a bragger)

Concerned: Worried; anxious; troubled

Confident: Certain in one’s worth, abilities & qualities

Confused: Bewildered, perplexed, mixed up

Conscientious: Careful and thinks about what is right or proper

Considerate: Thinks about other people’s feelings

Cooperative: Complying readily with requests to achieve mutual ends

Courageous: Showing courage or bravery

Cowardly: Lacking or not having courage

Crafty: Cunning, deceitful, good at lying

Critical: Tends to judge severely and find faults or problems often

Cross: Showing anger or irritation

Cruel: Likes to cause pain or suffering

Cultured: Well-educated

Curious: Showing a strong desire to know or learn new things

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D-F Characteristics

Dangerous: Able or likely to cause harm

Daring: Willing to take risks

Dauntless: Brave and without fear

Decisive: Able to make firm decisions and settle things quickly

Dependable: Being trustworthy and reliable

Determined: Showing firmness of purpose

Diligent: Regular, the constant effort towards a goal

Discouraged: Less hopeful, less confident

Discreet: Able to control & be careful about what one says or behaves

Dishonest: Tends to lie, lacks honesty or integrity

Dismayed: Filled with anxiety, fear or dread.

Disparaging: Speaks in an insulting or disrespectful way to others

Dissatisfied: Feeling lack of satisfaction or being displeased

Distressed: To feel or having pain or suffering of the mind or body

Disrespectful: Rude, showing lack of respect of courtesy to others

Domineering: Often controls or rules over others in an arrogant way

Doubtful: Suspicious or causing doubt

Dutiful: Consicientiously or obediently fulfilling one’s duty

Eager: Showing keen interest or desire

Easygoing: Relaxed, not hurried, carefree

Effervescent: Lively, in high spirits, bubbly

Efficient: Able to do things using the least amount of effort or materials

Eloquent: Skillful in speech and ability to persuade people

Embarrassed: Self-conscious or insecure

Encouraging: Giving hope, confidence and courage

Energetic: Showing or involving great activity or vitality

Enthusiastic: Showing intense & eager enjoyment, interest or approval

Exacting: Making lots of demands, asking for lots of attention or effort

Excited: Showing lots of emotion

Expert: Having a lot of knowledge, skill or experience with a field or activity

Exuberant: Full of happiness and vitality

Facetious: Humorous but often silly or inappropriate

Fair: Acting according to the rules

Faithful: Remaining loyal & steadfast

Fanciful: Led by imagination rather than reality

Fearless: Courageous in the face of challenges or fear

Fidgety: Restless; moving around often, feeling ill at ease

Fierce: Showing violence, aggression, anger or intensity

Finicky: Tends to concentrate on small, unimportant little details

Foolish: Feeling or looking ridiculous because of one’s actions or speech.

Formal: Doing things in an organized way based on the rules

Fortunate: Enjoying or having good luck

Frank: Open, honest & strongly showing true feelings and opinions to others

Frustrated: Feeling unsatisfied or irritated

Funny: Causing people to laugh

G-H Characteristics

Garrulous: Talking too much; pointlessly talking, using too many words

Generous: Ready to give more than necessary or expect

Gentle: Kind, using very little violence

Giddy: Acting without thinking, behaving foolishly

Giving: Generous to people in need

Glamorous: Dressed with high fashion and in a stylish way

Gloomy: Dark, sad and hopeless

Glum: Sad, melancholic, and miserable in a quiet way

Grateful: Feeling or having a desire or reason to thank somebody

Greedy: Having a strong desire to have more of something money, food, etc.

Gregarious: Very friendly and likes to be with many groups of people

Grouchy: Bad-tempered

Grumpy: Easy to make irritated and cranky

Gullible: Tends to trust and believe people too easily and so gets easily tricked

Happy: Feeling or showing pleasure, joy

Hardy: Strong and able to endure or stand difficult situations

Harried: Bothered or agitated

Happy: Feeling or showing pleasure, joy

Hardy: Strong and able to endure or stand difficult situations

Harried: Bothered or agitated

Harsh: Cruel or unkind

Hateful: Horrible and detestable

Haughty: Proud

Helpful: Ready to lend a hand to people

Honest: Free of deceit, truthful & sincere

Hopeful: Feeling or inspiring optimism about a future event

Hopeless: Feeling or showing no hope OR unable to succeed or improve

Hospitable: Friendly, welcoming and kind to guests or strangers

Humble: Not showing a high opinion about one’s achievements or abilities

Humorous: Able to make people laugh

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I-K Characterictics

Ignorant: Not having knowledge or education about a subject

IIl-bred: Rude or impolite; not having good manners because of family

Imaginative: Good at thinking of new ideas and seeing things that haven’t been seen

Immaculate: Showing perfection without any mistakes or faults

Immature: Young and lacking wisdom

Impartial: Having no interest- not favoring one side or person more than another

Impatient: Eager to something right away or immediately

Impolite: Not showing proper manners or respect

Impudent: Showing lack of respect, rude

Impulsive: Acting on sudden desires or urges without thinking about it first

Inactive: Taking no action, not being involved in an activity

Independent: Able to stand on their own; not controlled by anyone else

Inimitable: Impossible to imitate, unique

Innocent: Pure; more trusting or naïve than most people

Insipid: Dull and without flavor; Not very lively

Jealous: Feeling unhappy or bitter about someone else’s luck or success

Insistent: Constantly asking for something or for attention

Insolent: Showing violence or lack of respect in speech or behavior

Intelligent: Having intelligence, very smart, gifted

Intrepid: Fearless and constant when pursuing or aiming for something

Insistent: Constantly asking for something or for attention

Insolent: Showing violence or lack of respect in speech or behavior

Intelligent: Having intelligence, very smart, gifted

Intrepid: Fearless and constant when pursuing or aiming for something

Jovial: Cheerful and good-humored

Keen: Sharp; quick to understand things

L-O Personality traits

Lackadaisical: Careless, not having much energy, not giving much effort

Languid: Lifeless; Without energy: slow-moving

Lazy: Not willing to do any work or make any effort

Lively: Full of life & energy, active and outgoing

Logical: Acting based on clear, sound reasoning

Lonely: Feeling alone and sad; lacking friends or encouragement

Zany: Talking a lot

Loving: Showing affection; doing things with care and joy

Loyal: Staying faithful to country, people, friends, or a belief

Malicious: Wanting to cause harm or pain to others

Mature: Grown-up; acting, thinking, speaking like a fully adult person

Mean: Unkind, cruel and bad-tempered

Meticulous: Very careful and detailed

Mischievous: Acting in a troublesome way but only for fun, not to cause harm

Moody: Hard to predict; changing the mood from cheerful to angry unexpectedly

Mysterious: Difficult understand or explain; Strange

Naive: Showing a simple and trusting view of the world and human nature

Negligent: Being careless or irresponsible

Nervous: Easily worried, frightened or stressed

Noisy: Making loud sounds often

Obedient: Able to carry out orders from someone in authority without question

Obliging: Willing to help others or do favors for people

Obnoxious: Very unpleasant or offensive to others

Obsequious: Eager to please people and listen/obey all instructions

Observant: Paying careful attention to everything

Obstinate: Stubborn; Unwilling to change; Choosing not to agree with others

Opinionated: Always ready to express opinions, not listening to others opinions

Optimistic: Hopeful about the future

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P-R Characteristics

Peaceful: Quiet, calm and nonviolent

Pensive: Thoughtful and serious

Persevering: Adamant- not giving up easily

Persistent: Continuing to try even if there are problems or difficulties

Pessimistic: Feeling negative distrustful

Petulant: Snappy and irritable; having a bad temper

Picky: Hard to please or satisfy

Pleasant: Enjoyable to be around; friendly

Polite: Showing good manner

Pompous: Snobby; thinking that one is very important

Popular: Liked and accepted by many people

Positive: Confidence; focused on the good rather than the bad

Precise: Very careful about small details: very accurate

Proud: Feeling pleased and satisfied about doing something well

Punctilious: Very careful and showing correct behavior

Puzzled: Surprised; confused or perplexed

Quarrelsome: Tending or wanting to argue with people

Quick: Moving or doing things fast and sharply

Quiet: Making little or no noise in a calm way

Rambunctious: Very active, noisy and hard to control

Rash: Acting without thinking

Rational: Able to think clearly and based on reason

Refined: Being very polite

Reliable: Able to be trusted; very dependable

Religious: Believing or following the practices of a religion

Respectful: Showing respect; polite

Responsible: Able to be counted on and trusted

Responsive: Reacting quickly to something

Restless: Constantly moving; unable to be still

Retiring: Shy

Risk-taking: Adventurous; daring

Rowdy: Noisy and disorderly

Rude: Impolite with bad manners

Safe: Able to trust or rely on

Sarcastic: Mocking or making fun of something or somebody

Satisfied: Happy and pleased with what has happened or how things are

Saucy: Showing a lack of respect; cheerful

Stingy: Not generous; not wanting to give or spend money

Scared: Full of worry or fear

Scornful: Feeling great anger for somebody or something

Secretive: Tending to keep information secret

Secure: Safe; Not feeling fear or doubt

Sedate: Lacking any sense of hurry or urgency

Self- centered: Selfish and only caring about oneself

Selfish: Self-centered thinking only about personal needs or wishes

Self-reliant: Independent and not needing the help of others

Sensitive: Easily hurt or irritated physically or emotionally

Shrewd: Able to make decisions about business or politics

Silly: Stupid, lacking any common sense

Sincere: Honest and acting based on what is really deeply felt, genuine

Skillful: Clever and having a special ability

Slovenly: Sloppy, careless, not concerned about personal cleanliness

Sly: Crafty; not honest

Smart: Showing intelligence and mental alertness

Snobbish: Arrogant; acting superior to others

Sociable: Friendly, likes to be around the company of other people

Stolid: Showing little or no emotion

Strange: Odd, out of the ordinary

Strict: Maintains discipline and makes sure rules are followed

Stubborn: Difficult to deal with, talk to or reason with

Studious: Careful, serious, likes to study

Suave: Charming; smooth; polite to people in a dishonest way

Sullen: Showing bad temper; refusing to talk

Supercilious: Full of arrogance, pride and disrespect for others

Superstitious: Believing in good or bad luck, the supernatural

Surly: Unfriendly, rude and a little threatening

Suspicious: Usually believes that something is wrong

Sweet: Lovable and kind

T-Z Personality traits

Taciturn: Often silent, doesn’t like to communicate often

Tactful: Knowing ways to avoid offending or upsetting people

Talented: Being gifted and able to do something well

Talkative: Talking a lot and for a long time; chatty

Tasteful: Having good taste

Tenacious: Sticking to any decision, plan or opinion without doubt

Tense: Stressed out; not very relaxed

Thoughtful: Treating people in a kind way, thinking about their needs

Thoughtless: Showing lack of consideration for people; careless

Thrifty: Uses resources carefully and not watsefully

Timid: Shows lack of courage or confidence; a nervous person

Tolerant: Able to put up with difficult situations; open-minded

Touchy: Easy to become angry or upset

Trusting: Gullible; Tending to trust people easily

Trustworthy: Able to trust; dependable; responsible

Uncouth: Clumsy, behaving in an ungraceful way

Uncontrolled: Wild

Unfriendly: Acting cold or mean towards people

Unruly: Rowdy, hard to control or discipline

Unscrupulous: Dishonest

Unselfish: Putting the needs or wishes of others before one’s own

Upset: Unhappy; emotionally stressed because of something

Useful: Able to help or be a benefit to something or someone

Versatile: Able to learn quickly or get used to change easily

Vivacious: Lively, showing high spirits

Vulgar: Having no manners, acting in a rude or offensive way

Warm: Showing kindness and friendliness

Weak: Not physically, mentally, or emotionally strong

Whimsical: Having a great imagination; acting in hard to predict ways

Wise: Showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment

Witty: Able to use words in a clever and amusing way

Zany: Acting in an entertaining or unusual way

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