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The Best Words to Describe the ENTJ

Learn about the best words to describe the ENTJ personality type

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How do other people see and describe ENTJs?

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

Adjectives describing the ENTJ
Adjectives used to describe ENTJs

Other people are most likely to notice the highly conscientious nature of most ENTJs. This might be reflected in their intense focus and persistence in work, play, and personal habits, which lead others to see them as self-disciplined, persistent, industrious, consistent, and perfectionistic.

Aside from being seen as hard-working, others are likely to notice ENTJs’ high regularity, perhaps describing them as systematic, precise, punctual, steady, and dependable.

ENTJs’ conscientiousness is often balanced with a greater openness to new ideas and experiences, prompting some to see them as not just hard-working drones, but also cultured, refined, inquisitive, witty, and articulate.

Lastly, ENTJs tend to be more extraverted than most, leading to an enthusiasm and energy in most situations described as alert, intense, active, vigorous, and expressive.

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20 adjectives for describing the ENTJ personality type

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

  • self-disciplined: Having self-discipline; in control of oneself and one’s actions
  • economical: Careful and efficient; prudent
  • consistent: Of a regularly occurring, dependable nature
  • steady: Constant in feeling, purpose, or pursuit; not fickle, changeable, or wavering; not easily moved or persuaded to alter a purpose; resolute
  • responsible: Having good judgment in decision-making; able to be trusted; reliable; trustworthy
  • logical: Reasonable; rational
  • thorough: Painstaking and careful not to miss or omit any detail
  • dignified: Having an attitude or bearing that connotes respectability and poise
  • decisive: Marked by promptness and decision
  • perfectionistic: Unwilling to settle for anything that is not perfect or does not meet extremely high standards
  • concise: brief, yet including all important information; succinct in words or manners
  • perceptive: Having or showing keenness of perception, insight, understanding, or intuition.
  • informative: Providing information; especially, providing useful or interesting information
  • foresighted: Having foresight; foreseeing; provident; future-oriented
  • systematic: Methodical, regular, and orderly
  • articulate: Speaking in a clear and effective manner.
  • ambitious: Having or showing ambition; having motivations for power, honor, respect, superiority, or other distinction
  • analytical: Favoring the use of analytic reasoning, often resolving issues into elements or constituent parts
  • deliberate: Weighing facts and arguments with a view to a choice or decision; carefully considering the probable consequences of a step; slow in determining
  • industrious: Hard-working and persistent
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