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180 Words to Describe Yourself




Describe Yourself for Online Dating, Job Interviews, Resumes and More

Learning how to describe yourself accurately is something we usually have to put some effort into. This seems to be especially true in most western cultures where being honest about our skills, qualities, and attributes can be confused with being arrogant, "blowing your own trumpet," and being excessively self indulgent.
If we do learn to describe ourselves, we can often forgo self confidence training by being our own confidence guru and simply acknowledging and appreciating our own positive qualities.

It's OK to Know What Our Positive Qualities Are

From my experience of delivering training programs and seminars on improving confidence and self esteem, whenever participants are asked to state just five of their best qualities, a hushed embarrassment usually fills the room. Then, "I don't know" is the most common response.
Conversely, we're all a lot better at listing our faults and failings and can get onto that task without any difficulty. It's like most of us haven't even dared to think about the question, "What's good about me?" -- if that's you, then it's even more important that you read this

Words to Describe Yourself (Adjectives)

Because we can all identify with 90% of these adjectives in some situation or other, I suggest picking 10 - 15 words that describe how you are most of the time, regardless of the situation. It might be helpful to think about who are you when you are on your own, doing your own thing. There will be very few other people who will identify the exact same combination, because we're all different.
Ready? Scroll down for list of 180 adjectives to help you describe yourself.

Positive Qualities

Inventive
Exciting
Thoughtful
Powerful
Practical
Proactive
Productive
Professional
Quality
Quick
Balanced
Achiever
Knowledgeable
Leader
Literate
Logical
Initiator
Original
Outgoing
Particular
Patient
Active
Positive
Consistent
Compassionate
Incredible
Independent
With integrity
Mediator
Emotional
Cheerful
Forgiving
Sensuous
Generous
Sporty
Devoted
Candid
Rebellious
Cooperative
Industrious
Interesting
Racy
Meditative
Understanding
Quirky
Quixotic
Honest
Assertive
Attentive
Direct
Broad-minded
Committed
Conscientious
Dynamic
Hard worker
Persistent
Mature
Methodical
Motivated
Objective
Tenacious
Sociable
Friendly
Realistic
Reliable
Resourceful
Respectful
Responsible
Creative
Confident
Traditional
Trustworthy
Unconventional
Unique
Ecclectic

More Positive Qualities

Optimistic
Accomplished
Adept
Analytical
Articulate
Artistic
Self-disciplined
Controversial
Individual
Tolerant
Naive
Green
Unselfish
Sophisticated
Stable
Strong
Successful
Tactful
Talented
Team player
Fun
Intelligent
Changeable
Passionate
Intense
Intuitive
Upbeat
Vibrant
Funny
Constructive
Customer-oriented
Dependable
Direct
Loyal
Competitive
Political
Social consciousness
Modest
Courageous
Enthusiastic
Enterprising
Entrepreneurial
Facilitator
Focused
Genuine
Open-mindedness
Wise
Sensitive
Sense of humor
Sensible
Sincere
Skilled
Solid
Communicative
Helpful
Fast
Responsible
Results-driven
Results-oriented
Self-reliant
Organised
Knowledgeable
Logical
Personable
Pleasant
Flexible
Adaptable
Persuasive
Perceptive
Insightful
Trustworthy
Easy going
Good listener
Imaginative
Warm
Ambitious
Diplomatic
Curious
Leader
​Source: HubPages