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The Best Words to Describe the ENFP

Learn about the best words to describe the ENFP personality type

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How do other people see and describe ENFPs?

The wordcloud below shows the top 100 words used to describe ENFPs. Bigger words describe the more prominent aspects of ENFPs.

Adjectives describing the ENFP
Adjectives used to describe ENFPs

ENFPs are usually extraverted and highly agreeable, leading others to describe them as enthusiastic, sociable, friendly, playful and jovial. ENFPs also tend to be highly expressive in their words and body language, seen sometimes as spirited and dramatic all the way to exhibitionist and theatrical.

ENFPs’ social enthusiasm might overshadow their high openness to experience and intellectual curiosity, but those who know ENFPs well may regard them as imaginative, artistic, adventurous, and inventive.

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20 adjectives for describing the ENFP personality type

Below are the definitions (credit: wiktionary.org) of 20 adjectives that are usually good descriptions of the ENFP personality type.

  • independent: Not subject to bias or influence; self-directing
  • dramatic: Striking in appearance or effect; powerful and expressive
  • worldly: Sophisticated by way of experience; versed in the ways of the world
  • eloquent: Fluently persuasive and articulate; effective in expressing meaning by speech
  • witty: Clever; amusingly ingenious; quick of mind; insightful
  • expressive: Effectively conveying thought or feeling
  • spontaneous: Arising from a momentary impulse; proceeding from natural feeling or native tendency without external or conscious constraint; self-active
  • intense: Very emotional or passionate
  • happy-go-lucky: Carefree or untroubled
  • enthusiastic: With zealous fervor; excited, motivated
  • theatrical: Exaggerated and dramatic
  • adventurous: Inclined to adventure; willing to take risks; prone to embark on hazardous enterprises; daring
  • spirited: Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous
  • inquisitive: Eager to acquire knowledge; curious; interested
  • vibrant: Pulsing with energy or activity
  • imaginative: Having a lively or creative imagination
  • cheerful: Noticeably happy and optimistic
  • diplomatic: Exhibiting diplomacy; exercising tact or courtesy; using discussion to avoid hard feelings, fights or arguments
  • jovial: Cheerful and good-humoured; jolly, merry
  • deep: Of penetrating or far-reaching intellect; not superficial; thoroughly skilled; sagacious; cunning
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