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The Best Words to Describe the ESFJ

Learn about the best words to describe the ESFJ personality type

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How do other people see and describe ESFJs?

The wordcloud below shows over 100 words used to describe people with similar Big Five personality dimensions as a typical ESFJ. Larger words describe the more prominent aspects of ESFJs.

Adjectives describing the ESFJ
Adjectives used to describe ESFJs

Because no two ESFJs are the same, some of the words above may be better descriptors of a particular individual than others. You can see your personality’s own unique set of words with TraitLab’s free assessment.

20 adjectives for describing the ESFJ personality type

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

  • trustful: Trusting; inclined to believe what others say; willing to trust
  • enthusiastic: With zealous fervor; excited, motivated
  • accommodating: Affording, or disposed to afford, accommodation; obliging; helpful
  • sympathetic: Feeling, showing, or characterized by sympathy
  • polite: Well-mannered, civilized
  • cooperative: Ready to work with another person or in a team; ready to cooperate
  • dependable: Able, or easily able to be depended on
  • reasonable: Just; fair; agreeable to reason
  • respectful: Marked or characterized by respect
  • helpful: Furnishing help; giving aid; useful
  • responsible: Having good judgment in decision-making; able to be trusted; reliable; trustworthy
  • compassionate: Having, feeling or showing compassion to or toward someone
  • diplomatic: Respectful of privacy or secrecy; exercising caution in order to avoid causing embarrassment; quiet; diplomatic
  • vibrant: Pulsing with energy or activity
  • spirited: Lively, vigorous, animated or courageous
  • jovial: Cheerful and good-humoured; jolly, merry
  • considerate: Consciously thoughtful and observant (often of other people and their needs and comfort)
  • flexible: Willing or prone to give way to the influence of others; not invincibly rigid or obstinate
  • cheerful: Noticeably happy and optimistic
  • charitable: Kind, generous
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